Tootsie Olan is a NYC based choreographer/dancer/yogi/entrepreneur. She works in television, theater, concert stages & the fitness industry.
Tootsie creates & teaches proprietary classes for studios & boutique fitness companies, consults for fitness/lifestyle brands & partners with some of the biggest names in the industry. She is a certified yogi, leads her own curated dance + yoga retreats domestically & abroad, sharing her loves of travel, culture, food, dance & yoga with her community worldwide. Realizing that the average non-performer does not get to experience the legitimate thrill of dancing & performing, Tootsie created her signature dance fitness class, DanceNYC/danceFLOORED, taking the NYC fitness scene by storm more than 15 years ago with classes daily bursting at the seams. Tootsie directs & leads workshops/master classes in the NYC + metro area to ALL levels, igniting petrified non-dancers & professional dancers alike, to move like they never have before. Legions of bodies + minds tap into an exhilaration that many claim life-changing.
Tootsie’s work: MTV, HBO, WB, UPN, Metro, Telecinco, ESPN, NBC, Trina Turk, Athleta, Lululemon & various Dance + Fitness DVDs. Musical theatre credits span from regional to off-Broadway, New York City’s Fringe Festival, NYC Children’s Theatre, LA Film Festival's Stage to Screen, USA/NBC Network TV Upfronts with the cast of Pysch, & recipient of Ovation Award for LA’s Film Festival's The Possession of Mrs. Jones.
Tootsie graduated Cornell University with a BA in Psychology, lived in Spain & returned to NYC where she worked as an Associate Producer for TV, as she launched her current career that fuses all experience + passion into one life-nugget . She is a motivational speaker. She is a catalyst for personal change. She is mom to three, wife to one & mostly hungry for life.