Lynelle Lynch, president of Bellus Academy, received the 2013 One Concept/Performance Health Humanitarian Award at the ONE Concept American Massage, Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Spa Conference in San Diego, California, on Sept. 14, 2013. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant, enduring contributions to humanity

In addition to honoring Lynch at the ONE Concept Awards Gala, Performance Health provided her with $1,000 contribution to The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation.

Beauty Changes Lives is a nonprofit initiative designed to raise awareness of how careers in the hair, beauty and wellness industry transform lives both personally and professionally. Established by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), Beauty Changes Lives is supported by a coalition of beauty professionals including educators, product manufacturers, celebrities and industry icons. Through public events, educational outreach and selected philanthropies partnerships, Beauty Changes Lives showcases the breadth of career opportunities available to beauty school graduates.

Featuring leading brands like Biofreeze, Thera-Band, Cramer, Prossage and Pedigenix, Performance Health offers a broad portfolio of products for the therapy, rehabilitation, wellness, massage, sports medicine, performance and podiatric markets