Ancient yogis were famed for their ability to live in solitude, to exist in peace with nature, and to turn into raccoons whenever they were near a garbage can. Transform yourself into a beacon of stretchy peace with today's Groupon: for $45, you get ten yoga classes at the Lexington Healing Arts Academy (a $90 value).
Lexington Healing Arts Academy serves as both a training ground for aspiring yoga masters, and a relaxation mecca for practitioners of every skill level. The center’s certified instructors lead a variety of limb-limbering, mind-centering classes that focus on body alignment, pose execution, and proper breathing, forcing participants to concentrate on their bodies and forget all about their crippling fear of seabirds. LHAA’s state-of-the-art facilities host a full, flexible schedule of different classes, giving you the freedom to trade out your Happy & Healthy Backs class for TriYoga Flow whenever your insatiable sense of wanderlust kicks in.
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Lexington Healing Arts Academy
While working toward becoming certified yoga teachers, massage therapists, and personal fitness trainers, the students of Lexington Healing Arts Academy complete hundreds of hours of hands-on training. They put their fresh knowledge into action, leading classes and working with clients to promote natural healing and wellness.
In addition, the center is home to certified instructors who lead a variety of classes on body alignment, pose execution, and proper breathing as well as general fitness. There's Rebecca Hannifan, for example, an instructor who brings elements of mambo and salsa to Shake, Shimmy, Sweat classes. Fitness and yoga sessions also include Yoga Foundations, which helps to establish a basic knowledge of yoga while improving general well-being, as well as Happy & Healthy Backs, which gently builds strength and flexibility to support spines. Some of the center's classes are quite inventive as well; there's Piloxing, for starters, which adds elements of Pilates to cardio kickboxing.