Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Get INtuit Yoga
With more than 10 years of experience as a yoga practitioner, Leonie Vernassal aspires to bring yoga to people who can benefit most from the mentally inspiring and emotionally restorative effects—children, expecting mothers, and those with newborn infants. Leonie tailors the sequences of her Kundalini-inspired classes to complement each individual’s particular needs, abilities, and goals. In addition to leading prenatal and post-partum sessions that use yoga stretches to relieve the mental and physical strains of pregnancy, she also teaches Mommy and Me classes that deepen the bond between new mothers and their infants while still providing a muscle-toning workout.