A holistic approach to health brings togetherphysical, mental and spiritual well-being. Eating, moving, thinking and sleeping are partners in making healthy people. A daily walk, a crossword or Sudoku puzzle, some fresh vegetables and plenty of water make a good foundation for a balanced mind-body system. Holistic health practices such as Yoga, massage, flotation, essential oil use and salt caves help balance mind, body and life. Explore well-being in Franklin County.

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Practicing yoga improves energy, focus, flexibility, and concentration.  For many, it is a welcome reset in the business of daily life.

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Breathe and relax in one of Franklin County’s salt caves.  Halotherapy, using salt vapors promotes energy and vitality while relaxing and calming the nervous and lymphatic systems.

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For muscle relaxation, better sleep, help with injuries and chronic pain management, including migraines and inflammation, as well as, decreased stress and anxiety try a float.

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An easy way to bring harmony to mind and body is a daily walk.  Walking is low impact, and is a good way to boost energy.  It helps with digestion and burns calories.


Practicing yoga improves energy, focus, flexibility, and concentration. For many, it is a welcome reset in the business of daily life.

A New Day Yoga & Wellness located on King Street in Shippensburg, A New Day Yoga & Wellness offers a full package of peace, serenity, relaxation and wellness. Voted Shippensburg’s best massage therapy, rejuvenate with a variety of massage options including deep tissue, prenatal, Thai Reflexology, couples massage, acupuncture, and Reiki. Sign up for a Yoga class offered at a variety of times to set intentions, strengthen the core and align the mind and body with appreciation and balance. Every Tuesday from April thru December, Path Farm delivers organic produce to A New Day Yoga & Wellness. – 300 W. King St. Shippensburg, PA 17257

On Monterey Lane in Blue Ridge Summit, Synergy Massage & Wellness Center specializes in body work, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and lymphatic massage. Classes are also offered such as Feldenkrais classes to teach an exercise therapy that reorganizes connections between brain and body. Other classes at Synergy Massage & Wellness Center include Core Alignment and Qigong Self-Care Classes. Reiki and reflexology are offered, too. — 13593 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, PA

Lotus Moon & Gallery has a stunning new location offering a variety of serene settings, Lotus Moon & Gallery on Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg is dedicated to holistic health with yoga and workshops designed to nourish the body and spirit. Workshops focus on essential oils, crystals, reiki training, mindfulness, and reflexology. – 1055 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201 

Dawnlight Yoga in Waynesboro was founded in 2022 and offers yoga and mindfulness meditation to help connect the breath, mind and body to increase well-being. At Dawnlight Yoga, Certified Happiness Life Coach and RYT 500 HR Yoga teacher, Brittany (Dawn) Leach has been practicing for over a decade. Classes are offered at a variety of times and days along with free events offered to the community periodically. Group and individual sessions are available. – 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268 

When the mind, body and spirit are balanced, the body is in harmony. At Believe Holistic Wellness on Floral Avenue in Chambersburg, certified Reflexologist Christine Foltz applies her personal mission to help people live their best lives through holistic education and reflexology during every session. Reflexology is an ancient practice using a specific thumb and finger technique that stimulates the reflex points to help reduce stress, anxious feelings, circulation, pain reduction and balance. Experience full body relaxation after completing a session at Believe Holistic Wellness. – 375 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201


For relaxation and to ease pain, try a float at Oasis Float Company, off Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg, A float session takes place in a pod with a state-of-art filtration system. Epsom salt creates a buoyancy with warm, skin temperature water and leads to mental and physical benefits. The effect of floating increases dopamine and endorphin levels to help relieve stress, help with injuries, and eliminate chronic pain, including migraines and inflammation.

After 30-45 minutes of floating at Oasis Float, the mind begins producing theta brainwaves, which occur between the waking and sleeping state. These add to concentration, improve problem-solving skills and help increase energy. Epsom salt, which is magnesium sulfate, helps nerves and muscles function, facilitates calcium absorption, and supports the immune system. — 154 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA



Breath and relax in one of Franklin County’s salt caves. Halotherapy, using salt vapors, has many benefits to the body, promoting energy and vitality while relaxing and calming the nervous and lymphatic systems. Salt boosts moods, and a visit to the salt cave is like a day at the beach.

Chambers’ Wellness Center, inside Chambers Apothecary at 278 Lincoln Way East is filled with 17,000 pounds of salt imported from the Himalayan Mountains. Book a session or try yoga or a massage in the salt cave. An infrared sauna and ionic footbaths are also offered at Chambers’ Wellness Center – Well With Rae. — 278 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA

AWAKE Spa on Limekiln Drive in Chambersburg offers a variety of halotherapy in the serene, 400 sq. ft.  salt cave where dozens of minerals and trace elements help cell functions and clean breathing. AWAKE Spa has a Certified Integrative Health Practitioner available to offer coaching and suggestions on taking control of your health. Other services include an oxygen bar, light therapy facials, a redlight therapy sauna and Biosurvey hand scanning. – 427 Limekiln Dr., Chambersburg, PA 17201 

Heart and Soul Salon on Henry Lane in Chambersburg is the newest salt cave in Franklin County. Filled with Himalayan Salt, the cave promotes the body’s natural healing and can provide relief of allergies, asthma, headaches, and dermatitis. The salt is absorbed in breathing and through the skin. In addition, massage, manicures and pedicures plus a variety of salon services, are offered as well as reflexology and infrared sauna at Heart and Soul Salon. — 1430 Henry Lane, Chambersburg, PA


An easy way to bring harmony to mind and body is a daily walk. With four state parks and 36 municipal parks, Franklin County gives many choices to enjoy greenery, birds chirping, and mountain views. Plus, the tree-lined streets of Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro all offer downtown walks of history and architecture.

Walking is low-impact and is a good way to boost energy, help digestion, burn calories, and keep bones healthy. Try one of these walks or easy hikes as a way of exploring the beauty and culture of Franklin County.


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 Aromatherapy can be used to improve the quality of life for those living with long-term health conditions, reduce stress, anxiety and depression and even certain types of pain or simply relax and enjoy the fragrant scents that help relax, soothe and comfort the mind and body. 

Amenity Wellness in Shippensburg is a woman owned business that handcrafts herbal wraps to relax, soothe and comfort. In addition to luxurious herbal wraps infused with aromatic oils, Amenity Wellness’ new brick and mortar location also offers essential oil perfume rollerballs, bath bombs, boo boo packs, and other relaxing bath and body care items. – 25 W. King St., Shippensburg, PA 17257

Alternative Choices in Greencastle specializes in a wide range of organic products, aromatherapy and essential oils, herbs and teas. Along with treatments for adults, the store carries products for children and pets, as well as organic health and beauty products. Alternative Choices also has a selection of bulk spices and herbs. – 13 S. Carlisle St. Greencastle, PA 17225

The Nutrition Center is a small, family-oriented business that carries multi-vitamins, protein powders, essential oils, loose and encapsulated herbs and special-diet grocery items. Located on Orchard Drive, The Nutrition Center has served Franklin County since 1977. – 1632 Orchard Dr., Chambersburg, PA 17201