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
By giving students the ability to modify both the scale and the intensity of each exercise, CrossFit workouts can provide a suitable challenge for individuals of all fitness levels. The coaches lead students through an ever-changing sequence of exercises based on functional movements, such as running, lifting, jumping, and rapidly blinking. Introductory-level Elements courses cover CrossFit fundamentals, and prepare attendees for future workouts by ensuring that they know how to safely perform all of the movements. Once those are under control, students can continue to work toward their individual fitness goals by attending group classes, where the support and encouragement of the coaches as well as their fellow exercisers helps create a strong sense of community.