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Thanks to everyone who voted The Hot Yoga Spot as the #1 Best Yoga Studio in the Capital Region. We are honored and grateful to win the Bestie for another year and we thank you all for voting for us!

Click here to view all the winners.

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Perhaps you’ve been practicing yoga for years, or maybe just a few months. Either way, there’s no doubt that you’re noticing all sorts of positive effects! You’re probably feeling more energized, grounded, stronger, and lighter.

Having experienced all these amazing benefits, it’s no wonder that you are interested in learning more about the yoga lifestyle. Outside of regular yoga practice, the yoga lifestyle can influence all aspects of...


Read an interview with owner of The Hot Yoga Spot, Jessica Fuller, about how COVID-19 has impacted her businesses and others. Click here to read the article online or below to download the PDF.

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However, small businesses that could not get help from the federal programs for COVID relief were able to get help from a county grant program.

The owner of a yoga studio says the aid helped her recoup costs of buying new air filters, PPE and other needs.



The Hot Yoga Spot Founder, Jessica Fuller, was featured in UAlbany Alumni Magazine as a former student who has done great things in the community.

"Jessica (Lustig) Fuller probably never foresaw that her decision to enroll at UAlbany would impact just about every facet of her life, from where she lives to the purple-painted walls of her business, The Hot Yoga Spot. But it has.

A practitioner of yoga since her...

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March Madness is a great way to dedicate yourself to being present on your mat and in your life. Try new things and switch up your routine to create positive changes in your body and mind. Enjoy all of this while also earning great prizes.

The Hot Yoga Spot has been offering the March Madness competition for eight years and it is always fun for everyone. Each year, the enthusiasm and participation grows and we love to reward you for...

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As many of us still work from home and the world is ever-changing, some of us feel like there’s no escape from home. You might be looking for a way to relieve some stress with some peace and serenity in your home. The answer could be as simple as finding the perfect place in your house for a yoga space.

Whether you live in a studio apartment in Seattle, WA or a large home in Dallas, TX, all you need is a little space and some calming...


Do you make a New Year's Resolution every year and find that you have given up or forgotten it before you've had a chance to see any results? Chances are it is the same part of your life that needs improvement every time so you set the same goal year after year.

The Hot Yoga Spot has put together a list of ways you can stay on track and live your best life. Most of these tips can be employed to help you reach any goal, whether it is...

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Albany County officials and community partners create $500,000 grant program for small businesses.

Watch The Hot Yoga Spot Founder, Jessica Fuller, speak about what this means for small business and how it inspires hope for better things to come in 2021.


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It’s time to talk about morning routines.

We know how easy it can be to hit that snooze button, roll out of bed at the last minute, and head to work without taking much time to take care of yourself before starting your day. While it may be a way for you to get a few more minutes of sleep, it is also an easy way to add more stress to your day.

Today, we will be going over a few healthy habits to incorporate into your morning...


MVP Health Care's YogaPalooza happens Saturday, September 19, at 11:00 AM.

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August is upon us, and with the craziness that has come with COVID-19, it can be easy to feel lost and unsure of the future holds. That is why we decided to center today’s post on tips for creating a simple and effective 7-day yoga challenge that you can continue using for weeks afterward to further your practice, relax your body and mind, and feel better knowing that you are committing to a plan that is beneficial to your health during an...

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When it comes to finding an exercise that is simple to do and only requires a quality pair of shoes, running is the perfect solution. Not only is it a great way to get fit, but it also gets a great, feel-good boost of endorphins flowing and allows you to form new relationships with other runners. Oftentimes, the most difficult part of running is figuring out where to begin — which is what we will be covering in today’s post.

Read on to...


The Hot Yoga Spot owner was featured in Times Union Women At Work section about how she stayed connected and enhanced business during quarantine.

"As I write this, The Hot Yoga Spot has been closed for almost two months. We have been open for almost a decade and words can't describe how much we've missed the sweaty hugs, the powerful classes, the laughs and the tears that we usually get to share across our five Capital Region locations....

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Taking care of yourself is always important, but with the world having to completely change the way it operates with the outbreak of COVID-19, it is crucial that we take the time out of our days to take care of ourselves and listen to our bodies and minds.

For many of us, this abrupt pandemic also caused us to lose the place where we would go to treat our bodies and minds with love and respect — the yoga studio. One day we were doing...

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Celebrate Mother's Day with The Hot Yoga Spot. Join us with your loved ones for virtual classes, take advantage of amazing gift card specials and more.

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Have you ever taken a moment to think about how your breath and body feel when you are relaxed as opposed to when you are stressed and tense? Next time you feel calm and relaxed, take note of how your body is feeling. Do you notice that your breath is slower and deeper? Without you even realizing it, those deeper breaths are sending signals to your brain to calm down and relax. In today’s post, we are going to be discussing a few excellent...


Good sleeping habits play an important part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Quality sleep can improve memory, promote emotional stability, and plays an essential role in many of the body's healing and metabolic functions.

However, many people struggle with falling asleep and staying asleep. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to promote more restful sleep. For example, yoga poses that help with sleep can be a great way to...

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Stress levels around New York State have spiked in the last week and the Capital Region has not been immune. As the number of local diagnoses of COVID-19 rises and as officials encourage people to stay home, The Gazette spoke with a few local experts about how exercising at home is helping people cope with the stress of the constantly-shifting situation.

One of the most common at-home exercises that can help with stress-management is...

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Jessica Fuller, CEO and Owner of The Hot Yoga Spot, says "As long as you're not sick... keep going to the gym, going to a yoga studio, getting your sweat on... being a healthy person is the best way to continue being a healthy person."

Fuller tells CBS6’s Lynsey Smith that it's about reassuring her customers that steps are being taken to ensure cleanliness in her studios.