Tootsie Olan is a NYC based choreographer/dancer/yogi/entrepreneur. She works in television, theater, concert stages & the fitness industry.
Tootsie creates & teaches her 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 & unclassified yoga junkie. She leads her own curated dance + yoga retreats domestically & abroad, sharing her massive love 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 both on the dancefloor AND yoga mat that many claim life-changing.
Tootsie’s work: MTV, HBO, WB, UPN, Metro, Telecinco, ESPN, NBC, Today Show, Trina Turk, Athleta & various Dance + Fitness DVDs. Choreographer for NYC’s Fringe Festival, NYC Children’s Theatre, NYC's Central Park Conservancy, 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 & generally hungry for all that life will give her.
You can inquire about booking Tootsie for teaching or speaking engagements here.