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What is Hot Tub Yoga?

Woman about to practice yoga in her hot tub.

Yogis have a reputation for finding creative and innovative ways to practice their discipline. From hot yoga to restorative yoga, there is a niche of yoga for everyone. Hot tub yoga is a new and exciting type of yoga that is taking the country by storm, and its followers are extremely enthusiastic about the benefits that they are reaping from it. Have you ever heard of hot tub yoga before? Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or you’re just now learning about the different practices, hot tub yoga can be exactly what you need to help restore your body and spirit.

What is Hot Tub Aromatherapy?

Close up of the water in a Sundance Spas hot tub.

If you thought that your nightly soak in your hot tub couldn’t get more soothing and relaxing, then think again! Hot tub aromatherapy is taking the spa world by storm, accumulating many devout followers. Aromatherapy is a natural therapeutic technique that can help encourage good physical and mental health. By diffusing aromatic essential oils into the air, these scents can target specific receptors in your nose and your brain and can help you relax, unwind, and feel your absolute best after a stressful day.

When combined with the positive effects of hot tub hydrotherapy, there’s no telling how relaxed you’ll feel.

What Swimming Pool Accessories Do I Need?

Backyard in-ground pool installation.

No swimming pool area is complete without the perfect accessories!

With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down which accessories you’d like to invest in. Not to mention making sure that all the features and accessories match and flow as well. In this article, we dive into some of our favourite backyard swimming pool accessories and even share some of our tips and tricks to plan the perfect backyard paradise.

Pools VS. Hot Tubs: Which One is Best for Me?

Ladder going into a swimming pool.

Here at Sundance Spas of Edmonton, we don’t play favourites. We know that there are so many amazing benefits of having a pool or hot tub installation, or both! One isn’t simply better than the other, it all comes down to your lifestyle and personal preferences. If a swimming pool is better suited to your family or a hot tub fits more comfortably into your backyard, we are all for it.

In this article, we’re going to dig into the deciding factors that can help you choose between a swimming pool, hot tub or something more.

Should I Have an Indoor or Outdoor Hot Tub?

Outdoor hot tub installation on a patio in the spring.

Installing a hot tub? This is an exciting time for you and your family. After you’ve found the perfect spa, you must decide where it will be installed. The location of your hot tub installation can have a direct impact on your overall hot tub experience.

Inside or outside, that is the question. In this article we’re going to take a look at the advantages of both and identify some of the tasks you may have to face during the installation. We promise that it will all worth it in the end!

5 Swimming Pool Games Your Kids Will Love

Little girl playing in the swimming pool.

Already thinking of ways to entertain your kids this summer?

We don’t blame you. Although summer vacation is only a few months out of the year, it can feel like an eternity if you don’t have a variety of fun activities lined up. If you have a pool installed in your backyard, you can enjoy endless hours of enjoyment right in the comfort of your outdoor oasis! In this article, we’re going to tell you all about five of our favourite swimming pool games that will be sure to keep your kids and their friends entertained until the sun goes down.

When to Change Your Hot Tub Filter

Elegant hot tub installation.

Your hot tub filter is vital to the health and operation of your hot tub. The circulation system sends water through your filter, to trap contaminants and ensure clear water. With any spa, ensuring that your hot tub filter is in good working order is imperative. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at filter maintenance and how often it needs to be changed.

How Often Should I Change the Hot Tub Water?

Outdoor hot tub installed into a deck.

There are many misconceptions about spa water quality and how to keep it sanitary. Often times, those who are new to the world of hot tub ownership think that spa chemicals and the circulation system will do all of the work to keep the water clean. While in fact, you must drain the water, clean the tank and refill the water as well. Regardless of your experience level, changing the water in your hot tub is a rather simple process.

What is Hot Tub Reflexology?


If you often spend all day on your feet or suffer from foot pain, regular dips in the hot tub is just what the doctor ordered. Have you heard of hot tub foot therapy? Traditionally known as reflexology, hot tub foot therapy is a treatment that offers slow and steady benefits over time. That means one soak will not cure all that ails your feet — but regular hot tub use can have a substantial impact on how your feet and entire body feel.

5 Ways to Achieve a Better Sleep

5 Ways to Achieve a Better Sleep

We all want to get a solid eight hours of sleep each night. But what can you do when sleep eludes you? There are some practically foolproof ways to convince your body to catch the ZZZs it so desperately needs. Follow the five tips below and you will be snoozing in no time.

How to Clean Your Sundance® Spa Hot Tub Filter


Enjoying the luxury of a Sundance® Spa hot tub begins with clean water. One of the best ways to achieve this is by checking your hot tub filters for buildup and rinse or clean as necessary. If the filter is clogged, the hot tub pumps work harder, due to the strain of pulling water through the buildup of debris. The lifespan of your hot tub pumps is dramatically reduced when the spa filter isn’t cleaned routinely. Upkeep of your filter is needed often enough that do-it-yourself filter cleaning is fine, but only so long as ongoing maintenance of the filter isn’t neglected. Keep reading to learn more!

Tips to Keep Your Hot Tub Water Clean

Tips to Keep Your Hot Tub Water Clean

Soaking in a spa with massaging jets is a pleasure complete with health benefits, but the water really needs to be clean. It’s not so pleasant or healthy to soak in cloudy water since murkiness is a sign that the water is dirty, contaminated, or out of balance. Giving the hot tub filter a good rinsing is an example of necessary weekly maintenance and testing the balance of hot tub chemicals is another. Check out our basic tips to keep your hot tub water clean all year around.

Why It’s Essential to Have a Cover for Your Hot Tub

Why It’s Essential to Have a Cover for Your Hot Tub

It’s easy to get excited about hot tubs and the many benefits they provide, but hot tub covers are truly just as essential! If you consider a cover just another of many hot tub parts, you could end up overlooking its significance. So, in this article, we’re uncovering the benefits of a hot tub cover, the signs that you need one, and how to select the perfect hot tub cover for you. Read on for more!

How to Throw an Epic Pool Party in 3 Simple Steps


When the summer sun hits, there’s nothing quite like a pool party to keep you refreshed and relaxed. Whether you’re lounging in your own backyard paradise or splashing about in a public pool, a swimming pool party is the only acceptable way to spend your summer days, especially when vacationing isn’t an option. So, grab your swimsuits, prepare your playlist and soak in our top three tips on throwing an epic pool party that will be as memorable as it is fun. Read on for more!

How to Get the Ultimate Workout in Your Swim Spa


Great for exercise, relaxation and family fun, swim spas are the perfect alternative to swimming pools.  Combining the best elements of a hot tub and swimming pool, these personalized fitness centres are quickly becoming a popular feature in the family home. If you’re in the market for a swim spa and looking for new ways to take your workout to the next level, then keep reading! In this article, we show you how to get the ultimate workout from your outdoor swim spa.

Read on for more!


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