It’s becoming more and more clear that hydrotherapy (warm water immersion and massage) — particularly when experienced regularly in a portable spa — is an ideal way to relax the mind.

“Frankly, for a true stress-relieving experience, the key is having a good variety of different pulsating jets in your spa to meet the needs of the moment,” says Bill Renter, owner of Best Hot Tubs. “All the spas we sell provide great massages.”