We had the good fortune of connecting with Leia Crowe and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Leia, how does your business help the community or world?
As a massage therapist and personal trainer, I help people become happier and healthier. Through massage therapy, I help people get out of pain, and boost their quality of life! But massage also helps lower stress and anxiety, which can be the actual cause of alot of physical ailments. Helping people become less stressed makes them happier, and that in itself keeps them healthier! The body and mind are so incredibly connected. Massage even boosts immunity! So now we have a bunch of people walking around that are healthier and happier, making the community a better place! It’s quite amazing the ripple effects we can have and not even realize it! The same goes for my personal training and health coaching. As I help people become healthier, they become happier as a bonus benefit! I have a very rewarding career.
What should our readers know about your business?
I think what sets me apart from others is that I refuse to do anything less than excellent. I may charge a little bit more than your average person in my industry, but you will get a superior service. I want to go above and beyond. I want to provide the absolute best experience possible. I pay attention to every little detail. For example, in my massage practice, all my sessions include things like hot and cold stones, aromatherapy, a combination of techniques like deep tissue, trigger point and relaxation. I use warm towel wraps for the neck and cooling eye pillows for the face. I try to think of everything possible to give my clients the most relaxing and healing massage experience possible. I strive to do everything with excellence. Business is never easy. It’s scary and it can feel like a gamble. But when you love what you do, your clients and your customers will know. They will feel the difference between you and your competitors. As the saying goes, people don’t really care how much you know, but they will know how much you care… and that is what matters most. My massage and fitness business is more than just my career. I believe it is God’s calling on my life to care for others in this way. He gifted me with the ability to help others get out of pain, and become healthier people. I am blessed to be able to serve others in this way. Fitness is my witness! And massage is my ministry. I give God all the glory.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would absolutely take them to the island! Galveston is such a cool place. The historic buildings on the strand and the restaurants along the seawall have such a fun vibe. I would take them to Jimmy’s on the Pier and The Spot for drinks, fresh seafood and ocean views. We would shop the strand and take a dolphin tour! The next day I would take them to the Kemah Boardwalk for some more fresh seafood and maybe a boat ride! We might even drive over to Brazos Bend State Park for a whole different feel. With the swamp like environment and alligators roaming free, it definitely makes you feel like you’re in another world!
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I didn’t know anyone in business, and I never went to business school. When I opened my own massage and fitness business, I had to figure it out all on my own. So I turned to books and YouTube, and started following and learning from successful business people. A couple people that really put me on the right path was Carrie Green of the Female Entrepreneur Association and Jeff Olson who wrote the book The Slight Edge. I used the principles I learned from these 2 people to create a new life, a daily routine and new habits that greatly attributed to my success. I also have to give a shout out to my husband, who not only supported and encouraged me in my dreams more than anyone else, but he also challenged me to take the risks I was afraid to take. His belief in me helped me to believe in myself. He pushed me out of my comfort zone, and I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for him.
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