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Hot Tub Hydrotherapy & Stress Relief

In today’s hyper-productive and incredibly busy society, it’s easy to become overly stressed. Thankfully, science has proven that a short soak in the steaming and massaging waters of a Sundance hot tub at the end of a long day can help you greatly reduce a lot of that stress.


Sundance hydrotherapy can be an effective way to reduce the effects of stress on a consistent, day-to-day basis. Spa stress relief starts simply: a warm water massage in a Sundance makes you feel good!


What better reward after a hard day than sinking into your Sundance hot tub and letting the combination of heat, buoyancy, and massage, or hydrotherapy, help you relax?


Sundance hot tub hydrotherapy also has the power to bring about positive physical changes that can alleviate stress and help you get a great night of restful sleep.



Once you settle into the soothing bubbles of your Sundance Hot Tub for the first time, you’ll feel the benefits of world-class hydrotherapy right away. As the water envelops you, you’ll feel lighter than ever—that’s the water buoyancy, which reduces the amount of pressure that gravity puts on your joints.

Jetted hot water will also increase circulation, improving blood flow to your muscles and relaxing your joints.1 An increase in blood flow brings more nutrients and oxygen to your muscles.2

Jetted massage can also lead to decreased pain, improved range of motion, and better overall joint function.3 It can pinpoint problem areas in muscles, loosening them up and releasing lactic acid.4 Learn more about Sundance Hot Tub jets here.

Stress Reduction 

Anyone who has ever taken a nice, long bath can confirm that immersing yourself in warm water is truly relaxing. But there is science to back it up, as well. One study in the American Journal of Physiology found that immersion in warm water actually increases the release of dopamine, the “feel-good” chemical.5 Another study found it increased feelings of well-being and decreased symptoms of anxiety.6


Improved Sleep

Beyond stress reduction, a hot tub can help you sleep, too. Here’s how it works: “The warm water sends blood away from the brain to the surface of the skin to make you feel relaxed and drowsy,” according to the Better Sleep Council.7 Some theorize that when you exit the hot tub, your body temperature drops, telling your brain that it’s time for bed. 

One thing is certain: While the science of the soak is still in its infancy, the evidence is mounting that your Sundance Hot Tub will provide you all sorts of physical and mental benefits.

The Sundance Spa Store is a provider of high quality Sundance Spas and Finnleo Saunas who service the GTA & Niagara Regions.

We deliver and service our products in cities such as Cambridge, Waterdown, Carlisle, Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Brantford, Binbrook, Caledonia, Smithville, Vineland, Pelham, Crystal Beach, Wainfleet, Port Colborne, Beamsville, Thorold, Brampton, North York, York, East York, Woodbridge, Etobicoke, Nobleton, Caledon, Georgetown, Toronto, Milton, Orangeville, Halton Hills, Welland, Markham, Richmond Hill, Niagara On The Lake, Fort Erie, Thornhill, Niagara Falls and many more!


1 L. Batter, “The Science Behind the Soak,” National Swimming Pool Foundation, 2009.
2 J.B. Smith, “Hot Water & Healthy Living,” National Swimming Pool Foundation, 2008.
3 Arthritis Foundation. “Benefits of Massage.” Arthritis Today. February 23, 2015.
4 L. Batter, “The Science Behind the Soak.”

5 E. Grossman et al., “Effects of water immersion on sympathoadrenal and dopa-dopamine systems in humans,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 262 no. 6.
6 W.N. Robiner, “Psychological and physical reactions to whirlpool baths,” Journal of Behavioral Medicine, April 1990.
7 Source: Better Sleep Council Canada, “A Guide to Better Sleep,”