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Advertise your healthy, sustainable, or socially responsible business or organization in Natural Awakenings Chicago magazine (we can help you reach other markets across the U.S. as well)

Natural Awakenings is a free, independent monthly lifestyle magazine focused on healthy and sustainable living, offering a breadth of creative marketing expertise spanning more than 25 years that can be used to reach your specific advertising goals. Publishig for 10 years here in the Chicago area, we seamlessly integrate national and local content, creating synergy and resources unmatched by other health and wellness publications.

Multiple advertising opportunities allow you to partner with us to build and maintain your brand’s presence within your target market of health- and socially-conscious individuals. Through cutting-edge, inspiring print content and a dynamic community website, Natural Awakenings helps you get connected and stay effective. We can help you reach the local community here in the Chicago area, as well as markets across the country.

Your monthly print ad in Natural Awakenings works for you much longer than daily or weekly publications--and readers keep and refer back to their issues, long after the month has passed. Digital (online) advertising is also very attractive, with great rates and opportunities to promote your business. Maximize your visibility and take advantage of unique opportunities to promote your business with Natural Awakenings.


As one of the largest national publications serving the natural living community, Natural Awakenings reaches millions of readers each month who are interested in leading a healthy and sustainable life. No other locally focused publication can claim the brand recognition we have across North America.

Our Chicago print edition reaches readers across Chicagoland, including the city of Chicago, and suburban Cook and Lake counties, as well as McHenry and DuPage counties. Our digital edition reaches readers around the world.

Natural Awakenings distributors and staff often hear from local area businesses that our magazines are more popular than our competitors when placed side-by-side. What’s more, Natural Awakenings readers often refer to each issue of the magazine again and again, providing repeat exposure for your business.


A $1.5 trillion marketplace exists for goods and services that focuses on health, the environment, social justice, personal development and sustainable living. The consumer participating in this lifestyle is the typical Natural Awakenings reader… representing one in four adult Americans or 41 million people!

Our Readers:

  • 66% have been reading Natural Awakenings for more than two years
  • 21% purchase from our advertisers between one and three times per month
  • 34.2% share their monthly copy of our magazine with two or more additional readers
  • 84.7% are female
  • 47.7% are between 35 and 54 years of age
  • 60% have one or more college degrees
  • 88.1% purchase healthy or organic food
  • 47.1% attend spiritual or healing events
  • 47.4% attend exercise or fitness events

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