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The women behind The Still Point spas are primed to conquer the wellness market

The women behind The Still Point spas are primed to conquer the wellness market

Five years ago, Marla Peoples made a casual remark to her husband, Dan, that turned out to be a life-changing declaration.

It was an ambitious plan to open a wellness spa with fellow acupuncturist Tori Paide that tumbled out as an “oh, by the way” remark — one that would culminate in the opening of two locations of The Still Point and the launch of a skin care line.

Four months later, the friends and partners had signed a lease, and by May 2011, their Clarksville spa was open.

Their second spa, at Columbia’s Haven on the Lake, debuted in December 2014, and between grand openings, they launched Toma, a gender-neutral line of personalized skin...

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