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
Mystic Hands separates their treatments from the pack with a touch of hospitality—every massage includes a complimentary beverage and aromatherapy service. The former to whet your whistle, and the latter to create a tranquil atmosphere conducive to letting go and loosening up. Randell "Mystic Hands" Williams has been a licensed massage therapist and spiritual energy worker for six years. With partner Terri Rondulait, he helps clients reach a state where their body is loose and free from pain and stress, and their mind is as clear as a chalkboard in the summer. Their services include customized massages tailored to address each client's own needs, as well as body wraps and foot soaks.