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|Articles - September 2011|
|Wednesday, August 24, 2011|
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The business of spirituality
Ashland has a rich history of attracting individuals who feel free to practice their esoteric philosophical and religious beliefs there among kindred spirits. Inevitably, many have become part of the town’s commercial life. In addition to the myriad authors, artists and musicians who have long been part of the Ashland landscape, hundreds of individuals have hung out shingles as healers, wellness counselors, midwives, life coaches, yoga and related practitioner instructors, communications specialists and so on. Among them:
These partnerships appear to be the most commonly occurring new businesses based upon the spiritual model. Included are several of the spiritually based bookstores and restaurants in town. Others include:
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