I've been living 'overseas' for the last year and am contemplating my upcoming return the US. I have fairly varied hobbies, and a so far have had a very specialized career. I'm trying to narrow down my job search a little and would like to avoid moving to a massive metropolitan area like Phoenix, AZ where I lived most recently.
Two desires that will make this extra challenging:
I'd like to be able to teach the NRA Basic Pistol and CCW classes
in this city/state. This probably means that a city in NY, MA, CT, NJ, or around the Bay Area won't fit that well. Bonus if you
think a Pink Pistols chapter would do well there. I did a lot of competitive shooting before leaving the US (NRA highpower, IPSC, smallbore silhouette) and would like to pick this up again.
I'd like to open a yoga/dance studio in addition to my normal job and be able to rent the space to instructors for their classes. A city sufficiently hippy to have a good population of body-conscious people would be nice.
Bonus points if it includes something of the following:
Some cities that have caught my eye so far include: