12 Local Nashville Businesses to Support This Holiday Season
The end of 2021 is upon us…whew! As we’re hanging up lights and decorating the tree, it’s hard to believe a new year is just around the corner. The holidays can be a very stressful time–and after the past couple years, we could all use a boost in the wellness department. Allow yourself to relax and take in the magic of the season as you treat your loved ones to the gift of self-care this year (and why not grab a little something for yourself, too!).
And what’s better than pampering your friends and family? Helping support small businesses in our community! To guide you in your search for the gift that will spark joy, we’ve curated this list of some of our favorite local shops promoting health, wellness, and self-care.
Luxe + Luna Boutique Spa – Nashville, TN
From the sleep-deprived new parent to the professional putting in late hours at the office, an afternoon of escape can be essential to reset the mind and refresh the body. A gift of relaxation and renewal can help release stress and keep you feeling radiant from the inside out.
Luxe + Luna owners Summer Moore and Lily Thuresson have traveled the globe to bring the most effective luxury skincare, massage, and facial treatments in the world to their home in Nashville, Tennessee. As the only spa in Tennessee to carry Biologique Recherche, Luxe + Luna’s expert aestheticians create personalized skincare routines for each person’s unique & specific needs, resulting in the coveted “French glow.” Gift certificates are available online and at their spa in The Nations. If you’re looking to shop local for luxury skincare and scents, be sure to check out their spa boutique, featuring a curated selection of products from candles to body lotion. Visit luxeandlunanashville.com or call (615) 454-4949 to learn more about their spa menu and packages.
Cool Springs Pure Sweat + Float – Franklin, TN
Allow your mind and body to rest and recover in total weightlessness + stillness. Floating provides one of the most effective and efficient ways to de-stress and relieve physical pain, relieving all pressure from the body, super-dosing it with the health benefits of magnesium, and reducing environmental stimulation to allow the mind to become tranquil and clear.
Cool Springs Pure Sweat + Float Studio offers float therapy, as well as infrared sauna suites to warm your body on a cellular level, removing toxins from the body while you are surrounded by healing color ambiance. In addition to their services, Cool Springs Pure Sweat + Float features an array of hand-selected wellness products to support whole body health, beauty and bliss. They currently offer a variety of packages including Holiday Specials with a free sauna session or float with purchase. Not located in Cool Springs? Pure Sweat + Float has other locations within the Nashville area as well. Visit www.puresweatfloatstudio.com/coolsprings or call 615-716-0600 to learn more.
Salted Peace – Spring Hill, TN
Picture this: you’re relaxing in an oasis of tranquility, surrounded by Pink Himalayan Salt and white Sea Salt. You breathe in fine particles of pharmaceutical salt and lose yourself in the gentle rhythm of waves crashing on the beach as years of stress and toxins melt away. While a tropical vacation might not be in the budget this year, a gift certificate to Salted Peace Day Spa is a thoughtful treat for anyone feeling overworked and frazzled from a stressful year.
Combine services for full body wellness and renewal with their Total Peace Packages, Holiday Specials, or protect your skin through the harsh winter months with Salted Peace’s Winter Facials, available for a limited time, including the Arctic Cranberry Winter Facial, the Swiss Pine Facial, and the Pomegranate Holiday Facial. Call (931) 451-7799 to purchase a gift certificate or visit saltedpeace.com for more information!
Herban Market – Franklin, TN
Eating well and eating clean doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive. Researching every single ingredient and going to the farmers market each week for fresh, locally-grown, handmade products, while ideal, is not always feasible for busy parents and professionals working long hours.
Herban Market provides clean, locally-sourced, organically-grown food and products. Their founders, Matt and Ashlea Hogencamp, are passionate about providing a place for local artisans and vendors to sell their products, ensuring that each item on their shelves is hand-selected and of the highest quality–free of GMOs, artificial coloring, artificial sweeteners, and chemicals. From infused olive oil to CBD body butter and organic wine, Herban Market has a diverse range of products for everyone on your list. In addition to their gourmet grocery and curated wellness products, Herban Market’s cafe features an extensive and delicious menu designed to keep healing at the root of every plate. Gift certificates (and to-go orders!) are available at www.herbanmarket.co.
Harvest Concept – Franklin, TN
Are you looking for a gift for the fitness-lover in your life? Maybe your child is interested in beginning their martial arts journey, or your loved one is looking to be a little more active and try a fun new activity in the new year.
The Harvest Concept offers martial arts, yoga, and traditional archery classes to encourage balance and harmony, an optimistic outlook, and an opportunity to build mental and physical strength. Classes focus on physicalness, mindfulness, and empowerment to encourage students of all ages to have fun, let go, and embrace the beauty of movement and breath for true mind and body connection. They offer personal training packages too, as well as private instruction for individuals looking for a little extra guidance on their fitness journey. Their pro shop includes a selection of locally-made products and accessories designed to help you stay active. Visit www.harvestmartialarts.com for more information.
Hot Yoga of East Nashville – Nashville, TN
Are you ready to feel at ease in your body? Yoga is a wonderful way to release tension, relieve stress, and achieve mental clarity and peace. This holiday season, give the gift of health and wellness for the mind and body with a gift certificate to Hot Yoga of East Nashville.
Voted Best Yoga Studio in Nashville, Hot Yoga of East Nashville offers heated and unheated Vinyasa Power Flow, Bikram-Method (Hot 26), Buti Yoga, Restorative and Yin Classes to stretch your body as well as your mind. Their well-seasoned and deeply-dedicated instructors provide a uniquely personalized practice, allowing you to center your body and mind for a totally transformative experience. In addition to in-person classes, their online class library, The Movement Series, is available any time, anywhere, on-demand! Gift cards and memberships are available for purchase at www.hotyogaofeastnashville.com, or stop by their studio to check out their beautiful selection of supplies to enhance your practice.
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens – Nashville, TN
What could be a better way to get in the holiday spirit than taking in stunning views of gorgeous lights and breathing in some fresh winter air? Savor the sights and sounds of the season at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens. When the sun goes down, the gardens light up for the prettiest holiday stroll of the season, featuring more than a million lights throughout their 55 acres of beautiful botanic gardens.
Holiday LIGHTS is Nashville’s favorite holiday tradition, with one mile of lights glowing throughout the gardens. Pick up a Merry and Bright Gift Package, including two Holiday LIGHTS “Gardens & Mansion” entry tickets, two drink tickets, two s’mores kits, and 10% off in the Holiday Marketplace. Looking for the perfect gift for the horticulturalist in your life? A membership to Cheekwood provides unlimited free general admission, reciprocal admission to nearly 330+ botanical gardens, arboreta, and conservatories nationwide, discounts for select classes, workshops, and special events, and more! Visit cheekwood.org to learn more about their membership opportunities and events.
Gardens of Babylon – Nashville, TN
Our happiest lives are those where we are surrounded by and connected to nature. Unique plants, pottery, and garden accessories are essential to creating a space that inspires you and brings you peace. Leave the ordinary at home and incorporate the beauty of nature into your own personal oasis with the help of Gardens of Babylon.
Gardens of Babylon in downtown Nashville offers high-quality, sustainable, and eco-friendly products. A walk through their Garden Center can transport you to a lush, green getaway, filled with extraordinary plants, pottery pieces, candles, art, and more! Their expert team members are able to point you in the right direction for every level of green thumb or gardening project. Learn more at gardensofbabylon.com or stop by their Garden Center today.
LabCanna East – Nashville, TN
Our list wouldn’t be complete without some support for your endocannabinoid system! During the holidays and all year long, it’s important to stay balanced and centered. The healing power of hemp can help you feel relaxed and limber, no matter what life throws at you.
Where can you find the finest hemp and CBD products in town? LabCanna East, of course! LabCanna East has been voted the best CBD retailer by the Nashville Scene Reader’s Poll for three years in a row. Our education-focused staff is available to help you find the best products for everyone on your list–whether they are new to CBD or a cannabinoid connoisseur. LabCanna East’s wide selection of hemp products, from CBD facemasks, hemp-infused peppermint bark and gummy bears, to balms, sparkling waters, and pet products is perfect for last-minute stocking stuffers and gifts. Stop by LabCanna East today or shop for in-store pickup or local delivery at labcanna-east-curbside.square.site. Not located in the Nashville area? Not to worry–you’re in the right place. Shop our selection of CBD and hemp products available to ship nationwide here.
Lemon Laine – Nashville, TN
Glowing skin is a one size fits all gift! As we mature, our skincare routines grow with us, but finding that new regimen can be very challenging. It can feel overwhelming to know where exactly to start (and what products you can trust) to keep your skin feeling radiant for years to come.
Lemon Laine is a company obsessed with clean ingredients. They curate the best of the best skincare products, supplements, and superfoods to create a personalized daily routine that will keep you glowing from the inside out. Shop their vast selection of skincare and wellness products at their East Nashville location, make an appointment at their custom facial oil bar, or purchase a one year Club Lemon Laine membership for a friend. Each gift box is beautifully packaged and includes instructions to redeem their annual membership, a welcome gift including some samples and treats, and a $75 product credit to use on anything they would like! Visit lemonlaine.com to learn more about Club Lemon Laine and their extensive line of products.
Sapphire & Sage – Nashville, TN
A beautiful ambiance at home or work (or a home office) can enhance your mood, help you de-stress, and stay centered in a more positive vibe. Nature is full of beauty–transform your space into a peaceful oasis with some gorgeous, ethically sourced crystals and decor.
Sapphire & Sage offers a variety of crystals in many different sizes and price points from all around the world, from destinations including Madagascar, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Uruguay, and more. In addition to these dazzling pieces, they also carry crystal lamps, handmade candles, sage, lavender, and rosemary cleansing bundles, jewelry, perfumes, and self-care products. Their storefront, located at 3249 Gallatin Pike in East Nashville, is a paradise of peace itself–if you’re looking for something unique, sparkly, and filled with good vibes, stop by and check out their selection today!
Tempered Fine Chocolates – Nashville, TN
What is wellness without a little balance? This year, we all could use a sweet treat under the tree. Chocolate is always a holiday favorite–we can’t think of a better way to fuel the holiday spirit than with some fine, handmade chocolates made right here in Nashville.
Tempered Fine Chocolates, located in the heart of Germantown, is a one-stop destination for the chocolate lover in your life. Drawing inspiration from historic French and Swiss chocolate-making techniques, their artisan chocolate is crafted in small batches to offer customization and quality at every step. From imaginatively flavored truffles and creative chocolate bars, to hot cocoa bombs and other delicious chocolate confections, there’s something for every price range and sweet tooth. Visit temperedfinechocolates.com to learn more and drool over their gorgeous truffles! (Hot tip: while you’re there, be sure to grab a truffle or two for you, or savor a cup of their decadent drinking chocolate. You deserve it!)