Yoga, Fitness and Martial Arts Studios provide therapeutic and beneficial physical activity and recreation. However, like all businesses they need licenses and permits to operate legally. In some cities, such as Chicago, any business providing recreational activities with children needs a special license. In other places, places of exercise need special health club or health spa permits that come with safety and health inspections.
Besides being the hometown of Mario Lopez, Chula Vista is known for its many golf courses, access to the sea and culturally diverse community. Tourism powers much of California's 7th largest city's economy with medicine and healthcare following closely behind. Located only 7 miles from San Diego, Chula Vista is the second-largest economy is San Diego County. From a business licensing standpoint, Chula Vista makes it as simple as possible to set up shop. The city keeps local licensing to a minimum, leaving most of the regulation to San Diego County and the State of California.