Nonpharmacologic Pain Treatment Modalities, a New Standard in the Opioid Crisis

Initiatives to address pain treatment strategies in the wake of the nation’s opioid epidemic were announced recently when The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States,… [read more]

LHAA Announces Approval of GI Funds for Yoga Teacher Training Program

Lexington Healing Arts Academy is approved by the Kentucky State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (SSA) to offer VA Educational Benefits (GI Bill) to eligible individuals enrolled in approved programs. This means that eligible veterans and servicemembers can make use… [read more]

Stuck in a Yoga Rut? Try a New Class!

Has your Vinyasa lost its vitality? Feel your range of motion revolting against you? Find yourself counting the minutes to Savasana? It’s not uncommon for a seasoned yogi to find his or herself in a yoga rut — especially if you… [read more]

Benefits of Massage for Addiction Recovery

The power of massage is undeniable. In fact, it’s become a powerful tool for many health and wellness programs. It’s no longer just offered in spas, but in hospitals, businesses, and clinics, including drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Massage therapy… [read more]

Incorporating Mindfulness Into Your Practice

You’ve probably struggled with it – trying to clear your mind and relax while on the massage table. But with your work deadlines, social commitments, and family responsibilities looming in the back of your mind, it can be difficult to… [read more]

Harvard Study Finds Yoga Can Reduce Major Depression

Major depressive disorder (MDD), known typically as depression, affects nearly seven percent of U.S. adults aged eighteen or older according to the National Institute of Mental Health. And at some point during their lifetimes, twenty to twenty-five percent of adults… [read more]

Massage Can Improve Body Image and Encourage a Healthy Self-Connection

Considering that the average American is exposed to approximately 3,000 advertisements every day, many of which promote an unrealistic image of idealized beauty, it’s no wonder that twenty-one percent of women ages 18 to 29 worry about weight consistently, according… [read more]

Last Year’s Biggest Fitness Trends

The American College of Sports Medicine’s annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends recently released its 2016 report in the ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal. Now in its tenth year, the report highlights some new trends that appeared last year like… [read more]

The Health Benefits of Yoga

Sure it’s a wonderful form of exercise that gives you a sixty-minute break from your hectic daily life, but have you ever really thought about yoga as a part of your overall health and wellness program? Well, researchers have been… [read more]

Cancer Pain Populations Can Benefit From Massage

Cancer doesn’t just bring physical pain to people living with cancer, but it also causes emotional symptoms like stress, worry, depression, and insomnia, to name just a few. That’s why so much time, research, and oncology-centered programs go into finding… [read more]