A traditional Finnish way to improve your health! Go into sauna, Beat your friends with branches of a birch tree!

A traditional Finnish way to improve your health! Get a sauna, and gently beat your friends with branches of a birch tree!

The entrance to the smoke sauna door. The door handle is a moose antler. Note the birch whisk (vihta) hanging on the wall, with which we smote ourselves! In the heat of the sauna, the vihta produces a wonderful herbal smell.

The entrance to the smoke sauna door. The door handle is a moose antler. Note the birch whisk (vihta) hanging on the wall, with which to smote oneself! In the heat of the sauna, the vihta produces a wonderful herbal smell.

Entrance of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo

Sauna anti-room: change clothes here, keep towels here, cool off here

Wonderful bathrobe in 100% washed linen    Design: Anu Leinonen, Lapuan Kankurit Oy  Material: 100% Linen

Linen Bathrobe, via Fine Little Day, by Anu Leinonen and Lapuan Kankurit Oy.

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