"Sanus Per Aquam" (meaning health by or through water) is where the initials S-P-A were taken. This originated as far back as the Roman Empire where the soldiers tried to make ways on how to ease their muscle ailments and heal their wounds.
With all the conveniences offered by modern spa today, one can choose from a wide variety of services including facials, body treatments, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and a lot more. Most of spa centers don't only offer massages, they also includes gym and aerobic workout services. Spas are a great way to spend time with oneself and for relaxation.