News : Sustainability A Common Thread Among Two Portsmouth Entrepreneurs

Jan 26, 2015

Originally published on Business NH Magazine Online.

By Mark Quirk

When Bill Buckley and Tom Pray met it was nothing short of fate in every sense. The two, both owners of local businesses, found an instant connection in their backgrounds, beliefs and common values regarding sustainability. The timing was perfect too. Buckley wanted to train in karate (which Pray teaches), while Pray wanted to practice the Taiji and Qigong that Buckley teaches. Now they both offer their services, as well as yoga, under one roof at Gateway Taiji, Qigong & Yoga studio on 875 Islington St. It’s become a one stop shop for martial arts and meditative healing based exercise.

“This is unique,” said Pray, who has been teaching Shotokan Karate since 1987. “You don’t find that blend of teaching anywhere.”

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