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Health + Well-Being Businesses to Support During National Small Business Week

Health and Well-Being Small Businesses

September 14, 2021

Did you know that Iowa has 270,000 small businesses, according to the SBA Iowa District Office? In Greater Des Moines (DSM) and across the rest of the state, many of these small businesses have had to pivot and look for new ways to reach their customers over the past 18 months. As the region’s small business owners look for opportunities to bring in clientele and customers, the Greater Des Moines Partnership has also embraced new ways of promoting and assisting those business owners in changing course as circumstances evolve. These new initiatives have included everything from implementing a Leading in Times of Challenge podcast that highlights leadership to creating outdoor events that support local business districts, such as the Downtown DSM Adventure Stories, currently taking place, and the previously held Great DSM Hot Air Balloon Hunt and Hide and Seek events.

Throughout this time, The Partnership has also promoted its #DSMlocal Buying Guides on our website, which share lists of where to shop, eat and spend money in DSM. Below, you will find information on a number of health and well-being businesses to support. We hope you find them helpful as you look for ways to buy local!

Self-Care Buying Guide

Find DSM businesses that promote physical and mental well-being with our Self-Care Buying Guide. From nail salons that offer manicures and pedicures — Lucky Nails in Carlisle even offers ombre nails — to spa services like a hot stone massage from dsm Salon & Spa in Des Moines, relax and recharge thanks to one of the DSM businesses listed.

Fitness Buying Guide

Looking for ways to stay in shape? This week, try a local yoga studio — like Power Life Yoga in Johnston or YogaSix in Ankeny and West Des Moines, take a self-defense class with Triumph Martial Arts in Clive or get a full-body barre workout at Pure Barre, also with locations in Ankeny and West Des Moines. Check out the Fitness Buying Guide for event more local businesses that will help you find the perfect place to work out.

Small Business Week

We hope that you’ll use the guides above to support DSM small businesses during National Small Business Week Sept. 13-17, 2021. Don’t miss out on the original #DSMlocal guides as well, the DSMlocal Guide and the Restaurant Buying Guide!

Learn more about buying local by visiting dsmpartnership.com/buylocal and make sure to use #DSMlocal when posting about your local products, services or purchases on social media.

Named the #1 Best Place to Live in the Midwest and #2 Safest Place to Live, Greater Des Moines (DSM) is a city where you can have it all. Learn more about what it’s like to live here.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.

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