YORK, Pa. — According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly 450 million people worldwide are currently living with a mental illness, yet many of those struggling, never seek treatment.
One fitness studio in our area is helping people fight the stigma, with a powerful punch.
"Birthed during the COVID-19 pandemic, KickHouse has resilience in its DNA and perseverance as a critical differentiator," the website reads. "We encourage our members to grow their strength and resilience through kickboxing."
"KickHouse brought me back to life a year ago," one member said in a testimony. "I needed something to shake up my world. I needed some patience, I needed some determination, I needed motivation, and this is where I found it."
Beth Lehr, general manager and instructor of KickHouse York, joined FOX43 on May 19 to discuss the business.
To hear the full interview with Lehr, check out the clip above.
KickHouse offers classes for beginners to advanced athletes. To learn more, check out the business' website.