Total loan: $10,500


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Jacksonville, FL, United States / Health

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Kendra's story

I graduated with a Master's Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in 2013 and started my business, Be Well Healing Arts, out of a single treatment room. Over the past 8+ years, I've steadily grown my business - now with a loyal patient following and one employee since 2018. My husband (Ronnie) and I met in acupuncture school and he is also an acupuncturist. We've operated two businesses out of different leased spaces and are now purchasing a 4,000 square foot building with an SBA loan that both of our businesses will occupy. Ever since dreaming of becoming an acupuncturist, it was always my aspiration to operate a comprehensive holistic health clinic and employ talented practitioners from different healing modalities. I envision our new space as a healing sanctuary where patients can come to retreat from the rigors of the world and revive their body, mind, and spirit. Services offered at the new location will include acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, holistic nutrition, non-toxic skincare, and more. I am passionate about my career because my own personal health history has been challenging since I was a child, but acupuncture and holistic therapies have greatly helped me to heal. This is what originally inspired me to pursue a career in the healing arts. With this new business venture, I believe I will get even closer to my goal of improving other's lives and helping them to live to their fullest, healthiest potential.