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
Sapa Massage Studio
Sapa Massage Studio wants to stop time—at least for a little while. Here, clients are encouraged to leave their schedules, stresses, and obligations at the door and succumb to the now. To help them unwind, the therapist creates a customized massage treatment that targets their unique complaints and issues. Whether it's stiffness in the back or tightness in the shoulders, the therapist will focus on relieving those areas while making sure the whole body feels relaxed and loose.