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
Even the waiting room at iHeart Massage is designed to help comfort patrons, with a supple leather sofa to sink into. The lighting throughout is kept dim and warm, from the hallways into the treatment rooms, creating a soothing atmosphere without hiring James Earl Jones to hum over an intercom. Inside the treatment rooms, candles enhance the relaxing aesthetic along with accents such as min-waterfalls and statues of Buddha. These chambers are where the licensed therapists knead away stress with Swedish or deep-tissue massage modalities and enhancements such as aromatherapy or hot stones.