Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. (NAPC) recently welcomed a group of new publishers that completed a training program in May at the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida. The NAPC training staff spent several days with entrepreneurs from San Francisco, California; Washington, D.C.; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Western Massachusetts, as well as a new owner of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania franchise.

Company CEO Sharon Bruckman launched the first edition of Natural Awakenings in 1994 and began franchising it in 1999. The company currently publishes Natural Awakenings magazines in more than 85 markets throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico, with a collective readership exceeding 3 million.

For a list of locations where Natural Awakenings is publishing or to learn more about franchising opportunities, visit or call 239.530.1377.