Portable Outdoor Hot Tubs - Play
Millions of hot tub owners from around the world have discovered the multitude of benefits associated with hot tub ownership. Because the benefits are many and vary so greatly, D1 places them into the following three broad categories: Play, Heal and Relax. This page explores the various "Play" or social benefits associated with hot tub ownership.
Hot Tubs and Spas Ideal for Playing ...
Human beings are social creatures. And for optimum health, humans need genuine social connection.
Using a hot tub encourages "Play," i.e., any or all of the following:
- Family Bonding
- Connecting with Children
- Social Connection
- Connecting with Relatives
- Connecting with Friends
- Establishing Social Relationships
- Enhancing Social Connections
- Enhancing Romance or Intimacy
For simplicity, D1 likes to take the above list of "Play" or Social benefits and group them in these three categories: "Family Bonding", "Enhancing Friendships" and "Encouraging Romance."
What's more important than the family bond? Millions of families have learned that a magnificent way to encourage the development of a positive bond between parents and their children is through the use of a family hot tub!
For many families, without forethought or planning, the hot tub morphs into the family's official "neutral zone," where members spend quality time together, away from spending hours in separate rooms, watching television, listening to IPods, surfing the web or otherwise totally disconnected from one another.
For these families the hot tub becomes the central gathering place in the home. Members are plugged into each other's lives and a healthy, natural family bond is established and nurtured.
You should read an excellent article called "The Hot Tub as a Modern Family Hearth" by Mark Brown that talks about how the home fireplace used to served as the key location for family members to take about their day and share some news.
A hot tub provides the perfect venue to entertain guests in small social gatherings and get-togethers!
Friends are thrilled to be invited to a backyard retreat to relax in the warming, calming waters of a hot tub. And if you own one, by all means fire up your barbecue as the perfect complement to the affair.
Engage in the lost art of conversation and reconnect with the people that mean so much to you.
NationalGeographic.com published an amazing story about Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, who spend time socializing in the relaxing waters of a natural hot spring. Click on "Hot Tub Monkeys."
You see, even monkeys reap the social benefits of hot water!
In addition, you should read a recent story posted to the CNN.com website called "Staycations: Alternative to Pricey, Stressful Travel."
In the article, a life coach from Seattle, Washington, Kristie McLean, is quoted as saying, "Staying at home for a vacation can be enormously restorative and transformative and fits much, much better into a lot of people's schedules and logistics."
A hot tub can do wonders for your love life!
As you and your loved one become more and more relaxed, watch how true and open conversation begins to flow so easily.
Romance, intimacy and relaxation become one.
Be sure to watch a short video on YouTube that features D1 consultant Dr. Michael Mantell, Ph.D., who speaks about the incredible benefits that hot tubs offer for health, wellness and love life. Click Here.
And check out the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper article called "Spas Help Couples Connect, Reduce Stress."