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 by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
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
Anahata Natural Healing & Bodywork
At Anahata Natural Healing & Bodywork, massage therapist and holistic healer Audrey Hartman changes outlooks, and energy levels. Balance and relaxation are restored via Swedish and deep-tissue techniques as well as reiki, aromatherapy, and hot stones. Whether accompanied by soothing oils or featuring targeted myofascial movements, each Anahata massage homes in on problem areas, replacing stress with health and calm.