Moments of happy and heathy whisking in Lithuanian pirtis...
II international whisking conference
Kaunas, November 29-December 1, 2019
Traditional whisking has ever belonged to Nordic European style of sweat bathing. Lithuanian Bath Acdemy has made tremendous effort to return the ancient art of whisking to our national bath. Whisking was one of the major tpics in the last two Sauna Congresses. A lot of other whisking events has also taken place in Lithuiania, Latvia, Russia during last 12 years. Whisking has undergone fast development and has been re-introduced in a number of steam bathing places. And of course a large number of people has learned and are still actively learning this ancient technique of bodywork.
Lithuanian Bath Academy and Association of Professional Bath Masters organize this Conference in order to keep track of eventual development of contemprary professional and ammateur whisking. To share knowledge about whisking. To discuss and define appropriate whiking terms and definitions. To promote whisking in countries where it is still a novelty.
The Conference is organized November 29-December 1, 2019 in good Lithuanian pirtis (sauna) „Broliu mene“ close to Kaunas.
During the Conference you will be able to try and find ou more about: Lithian pirtis ritual, self whisking, group whisking, experience art of different bath masters .
You are welcome to visit
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