From the merchant: Tuesday evening belly dance fitness classes in a safe, encouraging atmosphere.
About This Deal
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
Need To Know
About Sisters in Sharqui
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
The belly dance classes here embrace all levels of experience. Basic steps are taught and the student progresses into combinations and eventually, whole choreographies.
Exercise is challenging. How do you keep clients motivated and engaged?
When students see their progress---their steps, endurance, strength and flexibility, they see how beneficial the dance is for the body.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Women wanting to stay fit in an encouraging, non competitive atmosphere was the motivation.
What do you love most about your job?
I love hearing how excited students become about their own progress. Some want to be fit, some want to perform but seeing confidence and progress is the end goal.