Bootyque Fitness

Love thy booty. Bootyque Fitness is founded on 2 basic principles: 1) Our customers deserve classes they love and can afford to attend every day. 2) Our instructors work hard keeping us all fit and healthy, and they deserve to make a good living doing what they do.

To this end, all our classes cost $5, and half of that goes directly to the instructor. It's a win-win. Most studios pay their instructors a set rate (usually around $20) per class. When you consider not only how much energy an instructor puts into each class, but also how much time they spend practicing, choreographing, and memorizing new material between classes, $20 hardly seems like enough. By splitting revenue with our instructors, they have the potential to earn a lot more. An 8 person class earns the instructor $20, and in our 2,000 square foot facility, you can fit much more than 8 people. A 40 person class is pretty typical for a skilled instructor, and 40 students would earn a Bootyque Fitness instructor $100 - much more appropriate compensation for their time and energy. The students win out, too. Our business model rewards excellence - the most popular instructors make the most money. This means that every instructor has incentive to try their hardest, and to deliver the most fun, powerful workout they can, at every class. An instructor whose class is boring or ineffective won't make much money, and probably won't stick around for long. The result: students receive a superior workout, for the cost of a fancy coffee. If you're an instructor in the Albany area, and you're interested in teaching at Bootyque Fitness, send us an email at [email protected], including your name, the class(es) you teach, and the best way to reach you. We'll get in touch and schedule a demo. If you're a fitness freak looking for cheap classes led by talented instructors, like our page and stay tuned. We'll be announcing our grand opening shortly, and we can't wait to bust our booty with you!

We don't see a contradiction here😻. #bestofbothworlds #pizzabilities

Pro tip: instead of a resolution to eat healthier or work out more, make one about being kinder to yourself... both exercise and nutrient rich foods count but so does pizza, and staying out of the gym all January if the resolutions crowds give you anxiety. Because it's a more forgiving resolution, you may find it easier to stick with beyond the first few weeks of the year. And we all could use a little more kindness.

You are the angel. Your body is the marble. πŸ’—

"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
Michelangelo - David.

In honor of cyber week, Bootyque Fitness has decided... to eliminate our online store entirely! 🀯

Some of our first orders were not very true to the customer's expectations. So until we can find a more reliable supplier, we don't want to disappoint anyone else! We want to contribute in only positive ways to your life, and we don't want to encourage consumption for consumption's sake. Do yourself a favor and get outside this week rather than staring at a screen and wasting your money on crap your loved ones really don't need or want. 🎁

#lifehack #selfcare #blackfriday #diy #consciousconsumerism #savings #cyberweek #nature #holidaycheer


[11/29/19]   Friendly reminder to not hate on yourself for overindulging last night. You deserve tasty, delicious food. You deserve to enjoy that food. And if you feel gross today, a cup of hot lemon water will make you feel brand new inside. πŸ‹

Lookin' like a snack πŸ˜‰πŸ“

#foodporn #lovethybooty #eatclean

Why group exercise is so effective: The psychology behind working out with others Group fitness enthusiasts often credit social support as why they return to classes, but competition may be a bigger factor.

They Tried To Bury Us...

For anyone who's curious about the origins of Bootyque Fitness, or the process of starting a small business. Spoiler alert: it did not go well for us! πŸ™ƒ

Tag any aspiring entrepreneurs you know so they can be forewarned. 😬 ο»Ώο»Ώ Bootyque Fitness began in 2014, as a brick-and-mortar fitness studio. The goal was to offer low-cost classes, while providing better compensation for the instructors. I got licensed as a Zumba instructor while completing my MBA a few years earlier, and it was a frustrating industry to work in...

Just like Joaquin Phoenix rising from the ashes of his career, so too is Bootyque Fitness reborn anew.πŸ”₯

Welcome to your new destination for inspirational fitness content for every body, centered around the joy of movement, and with a focus on proper posture and alignment. πŸ™

At Bootyque Fitness, the goal isn't to look a certain way. The goal is to build the most comfortable body to live in. And to expand your physical capabilities, while also appreciating your body for everything it already does. We're here to empower you with the knowledge and mindset you need to live your best life. πŸ’ͺ

#lovethybooty #fitness #selfcare #mentalhealth #goals #exercise #fitstagram #lifestyle #mentality

Bootyque Fitness

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Curvention 2015 promotion

Psssst!!! Hey Albany... You're in for a real treat.

Curvention 2015 is next Saturday, April 25th, 7pm at the Egg.

A few of these talented and jaw-dropping vixens are friends of the Bootyque! So trust us when we say this promises to be a fun, sexy, empowering event, full of thickness appreciation, self love, and body celebration! You don't wanna miss it.

John Tesh

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Donna Feldman

LOL #truth

[04/02/15]   100 likes!!! Thanks for all the support.

[04/01/15]   ATTENTION: We are excited to announce that Bootyque Fitness will be opening on April 28th, as Albany's first ever ALL NAKED EXERCISE STUDIO!!!

Research has shown that nudity aids brain development, reduces stress, and improves body image. Plus, without clothes, group fitness will be cheaper than ever! Tell all your friends, and start figuring out what color nail polish you're going to wear. ;)

Mom And Daughter Duo Totally Kill It Dancing To BeyoncΓ©'s '7/11'

#thefreshest It'll make you raise your hands up.

Tell us below.


Every body is a work of art. #weflawless

[02/10/15]   ATTENTION! We regret to inform you that we've become entangled in some red tape, and unfortunately have to suspend operations for a while as we detangle.

We're working hard to get through this as quickly as possible, so we can reemerge from hibernation with you and awaken our bodies together as we enter a new spring, bursting with potential.

In the meantime, be cozy and drink lots of water! Stay tuned for updates.

Much love,
Bootyque Fitness

Bootyque Fitness

The schedule for February is up on our website, at And remember, all classes are FREE through 2/6!

This morning, join Lisette for Zumba at 10!

[01/31/15]   Thanks to all the lovely people who braved the bitter cold last night to come dance and celebrate! And special thanks to Apostrophe S and everyone who came early to help set up. You guys ROCK!

If you couldn't make it last night, not to worry - there's a dance party every Friday night at Bootyque Fitness!


Some perspective ;) (Get more #motivational #quotes here:

Bootyque Fitness is seeking talented group exercise instructors! Classes of all kinds welcome. Yoga mats and sound system provided.

Feeling underpaid and underappreciated by your gym?

Sick of juggling all the logistics of freelancing?

At Bootyque Fitness, we feel your pain. As an instructor-owned studio, we know how much hard work goes into each class. And we think you deserve better.

At Bootyque Fitness, you get $2.50 for every student in your class:
10 students = $25
20 students = $50
40 students = $100
Our $5 everyday price makes it easy to attract students, so your earning potential is huge!

Call 518-937-1179 or email [email protected] to schedule a demo.

The Space Between All or Nothing - Lex

A reminder that it's ok to take baby steps; to compromise with yourself; to dip a toe in and wade around a bit, rather than plunging in headfirst.

We often have an all-or-nothing mentality when it comes to exercise. So much "fitspiration" convinces us that a healthier lifestyle requires relentless commitment to a complete overhaul of our habits. And while dedication is important in achieving any goal - physical or otherwise - this balls-to-the-wall, all-or-nothing approach can be so daunting we psych ourselves out. We give up or quit before we even start, because we're not ready to go all in. And we miss out on the very real benefits of small changes and occasional effort.

A little bit is better than nothing at all. And true wellbeing involves leisure reading, quality time with loved ones, home cooking, binge watching Orange is the New Black, snuggling with animals, and plenty of other things that get in the way of spending 3 hours a day at the gym.

Don't beat yourself up for missing a day. It's all about finding balance in the space between all and nothing. Take it one day at a time, and listen to your body. It will always tell you what it needs most. In contemplating the space between All or Nothing, I can endlessly rediscover all I’m ever really searching for – the possibility to be present.

'Plus-Size' Bodies Are Fine Art, Too

Every body is a work of art. Photographer Victoria Janashvili has set out to celebrate women's bodies -- especially bodies that are sizes society doesn't consider conventionally beautiful. A new photography project, CURVES, will feature stunning fine art images of so-called &...

[12/11/14]   Exciting news, friends...

WE FINALLY HAVE A LOCATION!!!!!!!!!! Our future home is on Central Ave. in Albany. Easy walking distance from downtown, Arbor Hill, and the Pine Hills student neighborhood. Easy driving distance from anywhere in the Capital Region.

Stay tuned for pics and news about our *Grand Opening*!

[07/31/14]   ATTENTION FITNESS INSTRUCTORS!!! Bootyque Fitness is hiring.

Yoga. Zumba. Tabata. Kickboxing. Pilates. We are open to offering any type of group exercise class that only requires space and sound.

We charge $5 a class. You take home half.
Here's how the math works out:
10 students: you earn $25
20 students: you earn $50
40 students: you earn $100

If you're interested, call us at 518-937-1179 or email [email protected] with your availability, qualifications, and contact info.

[07/30/14]   Helloooooo Capital Region! We can't WAIT to shake our BOOTY with you. We are aiming for a September grand opening. When we pick a date, you'll be the first to know!

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