We are so inspired by the businesses in our community because of how many of them are committed to helping to make the world better than it is today. Check out some great businesses below and how they are helping others.

Meric Mizrakli | 500 RYT- Yoga Instructor and owner of Akasha Yoga LLC and Kidsfull Yoga LLC

During our daily life, it is so important to know how to deal with stress and anxiety. At our sessions we teach meditation, breathing methods and learn different techniques to calm the mind. It is never too early to adopt beneficial habits. We are amazed and so happy to see the result at kids. This way we are helping our community to hold the space for a more peaceful life! Read more>>

Jennifer Azzopardi | Founder of Scent and Sprout

When I started Scent + Sprout, I knew I wanted to find a way to give back. With every purchase made at Scent + Sprout, a tree is planted on your behalf, with One Tree Planted. Each month I focus on a new location and so far trees have been planted in Australia, Guatemala, the Amazon Rainforest, California, Florida, Oregon, Mexico, Costa Rica, Appalachia, Peru and Ontario. I also use eco-friendly packaging where possible, from the biodegradable packing peanuts which dissolve in water, to the Kraft paper that the candles are wrapped in. Read more>>

Shawna Quota | Boudoir Photographer

Boudoir photography is incredibly powerful! The most rewarding aspect of what I do is changing people’s perception of themselves. We become burdened by societal beauty standards, negative personal relationships, etc., but boudoir helps people strip those filters away. My clients see themselves in a whole new light after their session! Boosting confidence is pretty cool! Read more>>