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SPA FEATURE HIGHLIGHT – Music Therapy

Viking Spas offers an optional upgrade to add 4 Bluetooth speakers to your spa. Playing relaxing music while soaking is an excellent way to amplify your hydrotherapy and get the best experience out of your spa.

With Quadraphonic sound, the BTB Audio System offers an amazing sound at an affordable price. Simple Bluetooth connectivity to play your favorite music straight from your phone or music player. Audio features include four marine-grade surround sound speakers and a Bluetooth pairing button connection.

Music Therapy is a type of therapy used in physical and mental health. It is used to help facilitate healing, and alleviate pain and stress.

Music’s effects on the body

It Can Help Your Heart Health

Listening to music can alter your breath rate, your heart rate, and your blood pressure, depending on the music’s intensity and tempo.

It Decreases Fatigue

Anyone who has ever rolled down car windows and turned up the radio knows that music can be energizing. There’s solid science behind that lived experience.

In 2015, researchers at Shanghai University found that relaxing music helped reduce fatigue and maintain muscle endurance when people were engaged in a repetitive task.

Music therapy sessions also lessened fatigue in people receiving cancer treatments and raised the fatigue threshold for people engaged in demanding neuromuscular training, which leads us to the next big benefit.

It Boosts Exercise Performance

Exercise enthusiasts have long known that music enhances their physical performance.

A 2020 research review confirms that working out with music improves your mood, helps your body exercise more efficiently, and cuts down on your awareness of exertion. Working out with music also leads to longer workouts.

In clinical settings, athletes who listened to high-intensity, fast music during warmups were motivated to perform better competitively.

You don’t have to be a world-class competitor to benefit: Research shows that syncing your workout to music can allow you to reach peak performance using less oxygen than if you did the same workout without the beat. Music acts as a metronome in your body, researchers said.

It Can Help Manage Pain

Specially trained music therapists use music to help alleviate pain in inpatient and outpatient settings. A 2016 meta-analysis of over 90 studies reported that music helps people manage both acute and chronic pain better than medication alone.

It Reduces Stress 

Music can have a profound effect on both the emotions and the body. Faster music can make you feel more alert and concentrate better. Upbeat music can make you feel more optimistic and positive about life. A slower tempo can quiet your mind and relax your muscles, making you feel soothed while releasing the stress of the day. Music is effective for relaxation and stress management. Researchers at Stanford University have said that “listening to music seems to be able to change brain functioning to the same extent as medication.” They noted that music is something that almost anybody can access and makes it an easy stress reduction tool.

 

Some of the documented benefits of music therapy include:

  • improved self-esteem
  • decreased anxiety
  • increased motivation
  • successful and safe emotional release
  • increased verbalization
  • stronger connections with other people

 

Adding Music to your soak is an excellent way to improve your soak and add another element of therapy to your routine. Call ASAP for a quote for your new hot tub with bluetooth audio for the best hot tubbing experience.

 

Sources:

https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-of-music#mood-boost

https://www.unr.edu/counseling/virtual-relaxation-room/releasing-stress-through-the-power-of-music

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