With table massages, tranquility and stress-reduction workshops, a spa experience for kiddos, as well as complimentary mobile seated massages around the city, Tranquil Blessings is a unique source of relaxation for busy families in the D.C. area. It’s also your Totally Awesome pick for best local mom-run business! Evon, the mama behind Tranquil Blessings, has been heading Tranquil Blessings for nine years and recently chatted with us about what makes Tranquil Blessings awesome, her advice for new aspiring business owners, and more. Read on:

Red Tricycle: Congratulations on being voted “Most Awesome” by your community! What do you think your customers value most about your business?

Evon: Our spirit of dedication to our purpose, craft and community and how it always shows in the results.

RT: What inspired you to start your business?

Evon: The intense desire to get away from the corporate world grind and be more present with my children.

RT: Any advice for new business owners just getting started?

Evon: Find people that are already doing what you aspire to do business-wise and STUDY their habits…Put the time in upfront to study success and then determine what success looks like for you…create your own definition…

RT: Can you give us one tip for balancing entrepreneurship with parenthood?

Evon: Take time out for yourself…recognize the only way you can take care of others and your business, is to take care of yourself first…It can be a variety of different positive ways to do this, but whatever works for you, just DO it…

RT: What is your proudest moment as a business owner or parent?

Evon: My proudest moments are when my children started their own businesses: and

RT: Is there a special offer you’d like to include for Red Tricycle readers?

Evon: Yes! Red Tricycle readers can receive a Mobile Seated Massage in the comfort of your home or office for 50% off regular price ($37.50) when you call 240-286-5542 and mention code: TotallyAwesome between now and 7 business days from when Red Tricycle runs this ad. (Regular price is $75.00, applies to Dc Metro area only, travel fee will apply to locations more than 15 miles outside of zip code 22304)

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