The Wellness Division at Valley Academy for the Arts

The Wellness Division of Valley Academy for the Arts provides programs and services in support of the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of Valley Academy for the Arts students, parents, staff and faculty; and to the greater Fox Valley community.

Programs and services are provided by Wellness Director, Lauri Ann Lumby, MATS; and by other highly trained and experienced professionals from the Fox Valley community and beyond.

Programs include but are not limited to:

Transformational counseling and mentorship.

Behavioral Counseling

Massage Therapy


Dance Physical Therapy

Dance-specific Chiropractic Care

Mindfulness and Stress-relief classes

Personal, Creative and Vocational Development

Nutritional Counseling


Cooking and meal preparation

Workshops in body image, self-esteem, dysmorphia, etc.


Peer mentoring

Programs starting September 2018! 

Available Now:

     Transformational Counseling with Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS

      Reiki for relaxation and stress-relief with Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS

      Contact Lauri to schedule a 60-minute session

Coming this Fall:

Stress-Relief through Mindfulness

Wednesday Evenings 6:30 - 8:00 pm

September 12 - October 17, 2018

Facilitator:  Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS

$150.00 for 6-week session


Unleash Your Creativity with The Artist's Way

Thursday Mornings 9:00 - 10:30 am

September 13 - December 13, 2018

Facilitator Lauri Ann Lumby, OM, OPM, MATS

$325.00 for 13-week session (Payable in four installments)

(Fee does not include prices of the required text book, The Artists's Way 25th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron)