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Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone

  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
  • Bathing rituals of the bath attendant Dzintra Abarone
Address:
Špoģi, Višķu parish, Daugavpils district
Phone:
+371 29146684

Bathhouse has long been considered as a place of quiet and healing of body and soul. It is a place, where we can warm up, relax and gain a lot of strength.

The real mistress of the Latgale bathhouse and the teacher of the Bathhouse attendant School Dzintra Abarone, who has many years of experience, invites you to enjoy the program of bathing rituals in a cold season. This program will acquaint visitors with a bathing process, as well as allow everyone to dip into a cycle of wellness, natural aromas and sensations.

The “Pine bath” program

Latvian winter is very unpredictable, and it is characterized by changes in weather. It seems like nature has created such conditions, which make our winter time more interesting. These conditions do a lot of pleasure for our body, mind and soul. Aromatic pine trees are great helpers in this process. The ritual of a pine bath combines heat, honey, salt, water procedures and contrasts, touches of bath brooms, made from pine needles and leaves of trees. The “Pine bath” program consists of 2 points:

 

1) Long bathing day – workshop – use of a conifer bath (5-6h) 55eur/pers.

  • Introduction – acquaintance and short story about the effect of conifers and its role in a bathing ritual.
  • Bath broom binding – each can bind his or her own broom from spruce, pine and juniper twigs. This broom can then be used in a bathouse or taken with you.
  • Making of scrubs from salt and honey and making green honey with conifers (needles, rosin, cones). These scrubs can be used in a bathouse or taken with you.
  • Warming up in a bathhouse, self-scrubbing, water contrasts, warming in a bathtub;
  • broom massage;
  • honey mask.

2) Short bathing day – conifer in a bath (3,5-4,5h) 45 eur / pers.

  • Introduction – acquaintance and short story about the effect of conifers and its role in a bathing ritual.
  • Making of scrubs from salt and honey and making green honey with conifers (needles, rosin, cones). These scrubs can be used in a bathouse or taken with you.
  • Warming up in a bathhouse, self-scrubbing, water contrasts, warming in a bathtub;
  • broom massage;
  • honey mask.

“A Touch of Summer in Winter”

Latvian nature is rich in plants that gives everything for blossoming in the midst of summer – the power of colors, aromas and uniqueness of each plant. The bath is one of the opportunity how to use the power of these plants for your good. The “A Touch of Summer in Winter” program allows you to make and try your own scrub, as well as to enjoy the aromatic leaf brush ‘dance’ on your body.

 

 

 

The bathing ritual “A Touch of Summer in Winter” (4-5h) 50eur / pers.

  • Introduction – acquaintance and short story about summer plants and its possibility use in a bath, story about scrubs and its making secrets.
  • Make your own scrub. You can make your own scrub from salt, brown sugar and honey from the materials that are offered. Thi scrub can be taken with you or used in a bathouse.
  • Warming up in a bathouse, self-scrubbing, water contrasts, warming in a bathtub;
  • broom massage;
  • honey mask.

 

The bathing rituals are realized in Vishki parish, Daugavpils district. To make a pre-order, call a phone: 29146684. All materials and towels are provided. Bring your own bath slippers and bathrobe. Maximum number of people in one bath program – 6.

 

Photo: Irina Maskalenko, Dzintra Abarone