Community Businesses

Find a Business to Meet Your Needs

What’s better than supporting a locally owned business? Supporting a business that helps to support a Heartwood family! All of the companies listed below are owned or managed by Heartwood families. If you are looking for a reliable business to meet your needs, this is a great first place to look!


Construction, Consulting, Etc.

Underfoot Engineering, Inc. Landon M. Lovelace, PE Site civil engineering and consulting for residential, commercial, and industrial projects including roadways, drainage and erosion control, utilities, planning, construction administration, you name it.


Acupuncture, Medical, Etc.

Business Parent Description
Ray Tseng A premier pediatric dental practice located in West Cary. Dentistry for infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special healthcare needs.
Staysee Yod Specializing in deep, subconscious work to help you get to the root of your challenges. Services include: Spiritual Life Coaching, Empathic Counseling, Reiki, Theta Healing, Quantum Touch, Medical Intuition, Dream Interpretation, Subconscious work, and more. Visit website for testimonials. Contact: or 919-386-9074 to learn more and schedule a complimentary phone consultation.
Kolleen Mitchell L.Ac.FABORM Kolleen Mitchell L.Ac., D.O.M. (NM), FABORM is dedicated to bringing patients natural, safe, women's health and pediatrics. She has been helping families achieve optimal health with natural methods since 2007. Kolleen holds a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, is Nationally and State Board certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, full spectrum Traditional Chinese Holistic Medicine, and is a fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine.


Websites, Branding, Etc.

Business Parent Description
Branding Ram Philip Young, PhD Branding for individuals: websites, business cards and signage. Individual services or all – in – one.
wndrweb Bill and Rachelle Harper Website design and development for growth-minded small businesses.
wmHarper Bill and Rachelle Harper Brand strategy consulting for growth-minded companies. Marketing and advertising strategy development. Full service marketing and advertising creative development and implementation (print, broadcast, digital, out of home, guerrilla, etc.)

Parenting and Home Life

Parenting Resources, Life Coaches, Advising, Helpful Products

Business Parent Description
Black Unykorn Spiritual Advising Philip Young, PhD Spiritual Advising using astrology, tarot and oracle cards, and the I-ching. Ideal for relationship, career, family and personal development, crisis, or insight.
Figuring It Out Parent Coaching ( Liane Watson Parenting can be a rewarding and wonderful journey, but along the way there may be a few challenging moments. Working through those challenges as a parent can enrich your own life and your family's life as well. Using research-based knowledge and Montessori-based philosophy that all children should be respected for who they are. I can help guide you into becoming the parent you desire to be.
Jean Wittig Jean Wittig Providing customized workshops for small groups and individual coaching for parents who want to make life with kids easier and more peaceful while raising children who are respectful, cooperative, and self-responsible.

Heartwood families are encouraged to call or text Jean at 908-432-2794 and take advantage of a free one-hour phone consultation to explore whether personal coaching is a solution for you and your family.
Norwex Renée Corcoran, Independent Norwex Consultant Learn how to clean your home from top to bottom with water and Norwex microfiber! Norwex videos: The science behind Norwex and Product comparison of generic microfiber and Norwex. 50% of proceeds go to Heartwood. Click “yes” to “Are you here for a party?” And choose Heartwood to give credit to the school.


Family Photography, Headshots

Business Parent Description
Christina Rose Photography Christina Rose Christina is a natural light photographer specializing in child and family portraiture. She loves both lifestyle and photojournalistic style sessions and typically shoots in rustic and urban settings in the triangle area.

Candid moments are what makes her heart sing. Christina also enjoys doing fine art school portraits and professional headshots. Please contact the studio for more details!


Sports, Music, Etc.

Business Parent Description
Camp Gladiator RDU Marisa Park An outdoor fitness company for adults of all fitness levels (seriously!). We're all about building community and improving people's health and lives. Contact to try a workout for free!
Piano Lessons James Catton There are no age limits to my lessons, though I have found that those under 5 are generally not quite ready for the attention seeking demands of the piano. I cover a full range of styles from the Classics to Boogie Woogie, so that you will be able to play some party pieces, at least, after just a few lessons with me. Call 919-889-1995 for more information.
Triangle Table Tennis Diana Gee Our Triangle-based Table Tennis center is dedicated to promoting Table Tennis as a life-long sport for players of all ages and skill levels. We are a USATT National Center of Excellence and an ITTF Hot Spot, and we take pride in offering a large and professional facility in Morrisville, NC which meets USATT and ITTF standards for competitions and training, while also providing an attractive and safe environment for recreational players from Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, and surrounding suburbs.

Our skilled coaches and range of programs, including group and private lessons, camps, tournaments, and leagues, can assist beginners in learning the sport, and also develop the skills of experienced players. Please see website for pricing structure.
Triangle Strings Michele Vanderlip Violin, viola, and cello restoration, sales, and rentals. Member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers and the International Association of Violin and Bow Makers.
Warrior Roots Yoga Deena Fahy Deena Fahy, the founder of Warrior Roots Yoga, is a certified yoga instructor with a background in early childhood development and special-needs education. She has over 10 years of classroom experience and has studied yoga, movement and rhythmic hooping techniques extensively during the past decade.

She received her LifePower teacher training certification – which includes training in asana, pranayama, medication and teaching practice – in 2015, and graduated from Yoga Garden as a certified Children's Yoga Instructor shortly thereafter.


Pet Services, Babysitting, Home Services, Etc.

Babysitting Hannah Stiles Hannah Stiles (not to be confused with "Summer Camp Hannah") offers babysitting services with a flexible schedule. For more information on rates and availability, please contact Hannah at 919-924-9251.
HRD Air Conditioning & Heating Lenny Cicero Family business co-owned and operated by a Heartwood parent and grandparent, offering preventative maintenance tuneup on a single heating & air conditioning system for all Heartwood families for $59 (regular price: $85) OR 10% off any repair.  (Applies to residential units only. Must be within HRD's service area.  Contact us for details.)
Peak City Puppy Lesley White Peak City Puppy is a full-service pet care company providing in-home Cat Sitting, Mid-Day Dog Walking & New Puppy Service. We are a local team of pet professionals, bonded, insured and trained in First Aid. We're also pet owners ourselves, so we don't charge extra for things that you expect from a professional pet care company. Our visits start at just $15 and include walks for dogs, care for multiple pets, medication administration and cancellations with NO excess fees.

Lesley White is founder and owner of Peak City Puppy, a company built around her own experiences as a pet parent to three large-breed rescue dogs. Frustrated with the lack of good options in pet sitting and kennel boarding, she sought to bring a new standard of service and professionalism to the local pet sitting scene. With a small team of local pet care providers, Peak City Puppy is committed to providing superior service throughout your experience.

Established in 2008.

Special Events

Venues, Rentals, and Event Planning

The Matthews House Sarah Chung, proprietor Nestled in a cozy corner of downtown Cary, NC, this historic events venue offers a Greek Revival mansion, manicured grounds, and a grand ballroom for gatherings large and small. Contact us to help host your unforgettable and unique event experience.

Heartwood will not reopen for the 2021-2022 school year.

We regret to inform you that Heartwood will not reopen for the 2021-2022 school year.

If you have any questions/concerns, please email