The article on the witches' sabbath in Brokgauz-Efron mentions that "before flight the witches anoint themselves with magic creams" and they use "brooms, pokers, tongs, shovels, and sticks" to fly.
Needle removed from her brainAfter applying Azazello's Cream the pain in Margarita's temple which started after her meeting with Azazello, eases, as if a needle were removed from her brain. This needle is also seen with Berlioz in the first chapter and several other places when humans come into contact with Woland or one of his retinue. Both the Master's and Ivan's memories are described as "pricked" by needles.
Russian dance--the step named is "vprisiadku," the step most associated with Russian dancing by Westerners, involving crouching on one leg with the other out straight, alternating from one leg to the other in a crouching position.