“There is so much more than fighting this one virus. We need to pay attention to it, but need to think about things to improve our overall lives.”
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — While many small businesses have slowly been reopening over the last few months, it’s still a tough road ahead.
Fitness studios are one group of businesses that are still adapting to the new regulations and change of pace.
Inside the Core Change’s Bearden studio, the whir of music and machines is an encouraging sound for owner Lacey Robinette.
“It’s definitely been tricky, opening a small business then only having six months to get it off the ground, then being shut down completely. We have certainly felt the impact,” Robinette said.
She’s one of many small business owners trying to get back on their feet during the coronavirus pandemic.
“There’s obviously a lot of nervousness and unknown around COVID and