The Spa : Some information to get to know you better

A spa is a hot tubs with several ergonomically shaped seats, equipped with various massage jets. Relaxing and an inevitable ally of anti-stress, the spa is a great source of massage that can be used both indoors and outdoors.

The difference inbetween a Spa and a Jacuzzi

Both refer to a bubble bath and water jets. SPA is the generic name given to the product, deriving from the Latin "Sanitas Per Aquam" or "Salus Per Aquam" and meaning "health through water.

The origins of the word "SPA" are mysterious. The Latin expression "Sanus Per Aquam" is often considered to be the origin of this term. Its meaning "health thanks to water" explains why we have often dwelled on this etymology. Other sources mention the Belgian town of Spa, known for its mineral waters with therapeutic virtues. Either way, one thing is certain: the benefits of these hot water baths have been known since ancient times. Even if it is a Californian, a certain Mr. Roy Jacuzzi who popularized the spa in the 1960s when his son was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

The bubbling water in the spas is maintained at a temperature between 33 ° C and 40 ° C. This high temperature thus provides a feeling of well-being, notably improving the quality of sleep.

The massage jets activate the blood circulation by dilating the vessels and soothe sore muscle areas, which helps prevent cramps and aches and eliminates excess lactic acid and toxins accumulated in the muscles. The weightlessness allowed by the principle of Archimedes' thrust reduces the pressure on the joints. Thanks in particular to the production of endorphins (hormones of happiness), hydrotherapy has a real impact against stress, anxiety, headaches, insomnia, arthritis, back pain, migraines, heavy legs, digestive disorders, cellulite.

The spa allows you to find unparalleled conviviality between friends and a certain intimacy with family. On the other hand, its effects, and in particular the state of weightlessness it provides, can lead to a session of deep relaxation, and even an inner journey, rich as much for the body as for the mind.

In addition to promoting relaxation, medical studies have shown that hydrotherapy has real therapeutic benefits and that regular spa visits have physiological and psychological effects on health.


Most recent articles