The Business Beat: Submitted By Stuart Harrison

Summer Soul Yoga and Wellness is a brand-new yoga studio in Downtown Peterborough. Located at 394 George Street, above Bluestreak records, owners Ashley and Kevin Woollacott have renovated what was the home of Peterborough’s first lawyer, Elias Burnham.  The original tin roof from 1857 is a prominent feature of the studio which offers a wide range of yoga and wellness classes from a number of instructors, so there is something for everyone.  Check it out online at summersoul.ca



Heather, from Heather’s Holistics recently moved into a new location in downtown Peterborough! Located at 311 George Street, across from the Whistle Stop, Heather specializes in nervous system & reproductive support, offering Reiki, reflexology, fertility coaching and menstrual literacy. You can find Heather in The Red Tent at the Downtown Saturday Market, or online at heathersholistics.ca or on Facebook or Instagram.




Rebecca O’Rourke is marking the reopening of Kawartha Hypnosis this Thursday (September 14) at noon. Like many, Rebecca has survived a complete shutdown through the pandemic, but then add a complete shutdown from a two-week power outage and a complete shutdown from a catastrophic flood! Located at 351 Charlotte Street, and after four months of renovations, Rebecca is reopening with food refreshments, tours, and talks. Details at kawarthahypnosis.com





Heritage Blooms Upick is Claudia MacDonald’s business. Located on Highway 7 in Norwood, near Dinosaur Park, Claudia offers hundreds of varieties of flowers, which you can pick by the vase, or by the bucket. Claudia and her husband Ben also operate the Heritage Cattle company and farm shop, where you can purchase their grass-fed beef products, honey, maple syrup, eggs and more. Details at heritagebloomsupick.com