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"Ask any world weary traveler and they’ll tell you: Jet lag is probably the worst part of taking a long haul flight.

And if you’re the type of traveler who loves to globetrot, you’ve probably taken several long-haul flights in your lifetime and had countless experiences feeling exhausted, sore, and cranky afterwards. Not only can jet lag be a big downer for your mood, it can also be a big time suck when you finally land in your destination.



1-Harrison, my adorable two-and-a-half-year-old son, wears prescription glasses.

2- I’m an only child and both of my parents moved here from Long Island when I decided to officially relocate after college.

3- I opened my first The Hot Yoga Spot on the corner of Western Ave. and Fuller Road in 2010 when I was 23 years old. Thanks to so many amazing, supportive yogis, we relocated just a few months later to Stuyvesant Plaza to create more space for more mats.


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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Most of us are used to seeing yoga practiced on a mat, but at The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany, they’re taking yoga off the ground and into the air. It’s not just an excuse to look and feel like a superhero, though that’s definitely a perk. Aerial yoga has specific benefits for your body and brain.

Instructors at The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany tell News10 that practicing on the silks releases tension in the spine. And from a sensory perspective, linear swinging is calming and organizing for the brain.


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July 2019, Edible Capital District Magazine; In 2010, she opened the Hot Yoga Spot in Albany and was the only instructor; now there are five studios in the Capital District, with 45 teachers. In 2018, she opened BARE, a vegetarian eatery offering bowls, smoothies and juices in Guilderland.

She’s onto something: According to a National Health Interview Survey released in November of 2018, three times more...

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"Some people come to The Hot Yoga Spot every day and don’t go to any other studios, and they feel great and it works well for them. Others come as a supplement for other workouts. If you are doing other programs, you still need the yoga to counteract what you're doing in those workouts. Our business complements other fitness brands instead of competing with them—we’ll team up with other places and do events. It gets new clients in our doors and shows them the benefits of hot yoga that their current workouts don’t cover."


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Jessica Fuller, Founder & C.E.O. of The Hot Yoga Spot was featured on Livestrong.com for her advice on how to practice hot yoga at home.

"Jessica Fuller, instructor, and founder of The Hot Yoga Spot suggests painting the walls a soothing color, add a few paintings, a little waterfall, a plant, meditation pillows, candles or a statue to enhance the space. She also recommends...

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Founder and C.E.O. of The Hot Yoga Spot, Jessica Fuller, was featured in the May/June 2019 issue of Mindful Studio Magazine. In this article she discusses the benefits to joining a franchise system and how to find the right organization to turn your dreams into reality.

"A community is only as strong as those in it, and you will want your new studio to have the fierce support of an established, committed community as it begins to flourish. Joining a franchise is a great way to expand an existing community into yours. You will learn to empower teachers, connect with students and plan...

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The Hot Yoga Spot was honored as a 2019 MindBody Visionary Award Recipient:

" It takes grit and determination to run a successful fitness, wellness, or beauty business. You spend your time improving the lives around you from the moment you walk into your studio, salon, spa, or gym.

This deserves to be celebrated.

Today we’re recognizing Visionary Awards winners. They’re the top 25% of businesses using MINDBODY or Booker, based on average monthly revenue from January to December 2018."



To celebrate the 20th year of The Albany Business Review's 40 Under 40 program, they highlighted some of the most influential past winners across different industries.

Included in this list was owner of The Hot Yoga Spot, Jessica Fuller, as one of twelve Creative Economy Influencers in the Capital Region

Read the article and learn more about the influencers.

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Owner of The Hot Yoga Spot, Jessica Fuller, was interviewed for her opinion on best website platforms for franchises:

“I use SpaceCraft for my franchise website. They were a natural choice because I also use them for my other businesses and corporate-owned locations,” Jessica Fuller, founder and CEO of The Hot Yoga Spot, wrote in an email. “The platform is easy to use, provides plenty of customization options,...

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Owner of The Hot Yoga Spot, Jessica Fuller, and yoga instructor Dr. Jen White join Jill to talk about how beneficial yoga is. Click here to see the video.

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Albany, NY – The Hot Yoga Spot (THYS), the area’s premier yoga and fitness facility with five local studios, has again expanded its Albany location, which will serve as headquarters and training center for the newly created The Hot Yoga Spot franchise. For the past year, owner Jessica Fuller has worked with a franchise development team to expand THYS brand. THYS is the first woman-owned, fitness franchise to be founded in Albany.

What was once a simple,...