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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
Some people prefer to pursue personal transformation in the privacy of their own home; others need to leave their home behind to seek change. Sassy Fitness's instructors cater to both sorts of students, with pole-dancing classes held either in their studio or brought to living rooms and offices. For mobile classes, they bring along a variety of poles and are able to accommodate most schedules. They teach small group classes or work with students one-on-one, beginning with light exercises to build upper body strength and simple moves to boost confidence.