Summer Series: Black-Owned Fitness Businesses

Last updated on Feb 20, 2024

Posted on Jul 5, 2016

This Summer, take your health and fitness to the next level with these Black-owned businesses! If you know of a business that should be added to the list, add it to the comment section below.

Fitness Foods

Anger Management Nutrition Supplements

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More Info: Fast working, and pure supplements including BCAA, Whey Isolate, FatBurner, and more.

Figure Friendly Kitchen

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Location: New York, NY
More Info: Figure Friendly Kitchen provides organic meal delivery service, nutritional coaching, healthy catering service and more in NYC.


Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: The Fitness Lounge is a cold-pressed juice & smoothie bar



More Info: LoAdebar is a natural, organic, gluten-free energy bar found in select Whole Foods and health foods stores, as well as sold online.



More Info: Naturade provides protein powders, meal replacements, herbal cough & cold products and more. Found in select Whole Foods and health foods stores, as well as sold online.

Simple Grill Meal Plans

Location: Alexandria, VA
More Info: Healthy, delicious food delivered to your doorstep prepared by professional chefs.

Apparel & Accessories

Anger Management Fitness Apparel

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More Info: Fitness gear for men and women.

EleVen by Venus Williams

More Info: Performance-first, fashion–inspired fitness wear for women


More Info: Bottles to help you track your daily water intake.

Healthy Gal


More Info: Athletic apparel for women.

Mobile Grip Gear

More Info: Lightweight high performance training gloves and phone cases

Selamta Yoga

More Info: Eco-friendly yoga mats

Tawia Designs


More Info: In need of a new set of sneakers for the running season?


Asali Yoga

Asali Yoga

Location: Harlem, NY
More Info: Asali Yoga is a semi-private boutique yoga studio offering yoga classes, art modalities, and a variety of life affirming workshops in the community.


Location: Minneapolis, MN
More Info: Personal training and small group classes

BeTheBetter Fitness

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Location: NYC / Online
More Info: One-on-One Personal Training, Fitness/Nutrition Monitoring & Consulting.

Black Girls RUN!

Location: Nationwide
More Info: Black Girls RUN! is a community encouraging black women to run with free running groups across the country.

Black Girls Workout, Too

Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: Atlanta-based group classes and workout DVDs

Black Men Run

Location: Nationwide
More Info: Black Men Run encourages health and wellness among African American men by promoting a culture of running/jogging to stay fit. Runners of all skill levels can join their running groups around the country.


Location: West Hartford, CT
More Info: Connecticut’s first dynamic boutique boxing studio


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Location: NYC
More Info: Caribbean-Inspired dance workouts

Embrace Yoga DC

Location: Washington D.C.
More Info: Embrace Yoga DC provides a collection of yoga classes, workshops and trainings designed specifically with you in mind.

Evolution Yoga NC

Location: Harrisburg, NC
More Info: Evolution Yoga NC provides yoga classes for beginners and advanced students in a cozy home studio.



Location: Brooklyn, NY
More Info: Fit4Dance offers a wide variety of dance fitness classes including Zumba, Qoya, Yoga, & Haitian Dance. Soon to offer children & teen classes as well.

Fitness Fashionista

Location: Online
More Info: Workouts, challenges and fitness planners

Foxy Fitness and Pole Training Studios

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Location: NYC
More Info: Pole dancing fitness classes

Gym Hooky

Location: Online
More Info: Free home workouts, healthy recipes & nutrition tips from Certified Health Coach Ariel Belgrave.

Gymnetics Fitness Center

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Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: Atlanta's premier women's fitness center.

Harlem Cycle

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Location: Harlem, NY
More Info: Harlem's first and only boutique indoor cycling studio

KTX Fitness Gym

Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: High energy fitness classes over hip-hop and rhythm and blues base lines

La Femme Suite

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Location: Harlem, NY
More Info: La Femme Suite provides pole fitness classes, spa services, private parties, and more.

LIFER Fitness Studio

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Location: West Hartford, CT
More Info: LIFER Fitness Studio offers indoor cycling, barre, and yoga classes.

PIES Fitness Yoga Studio

Location: Alexandria, VA
More Info: PIES Fitness Yoga Studio offers several classes a day including Yoga, Zumba, Belly Dancing, Kickboxing, Boot Camp, and more.

Shaun T Fitness (Insanity, Focus T25, Cize)

Location: Worldwide
More Info: Shaun T is a fitness trainer and choreographer best known for his fitness programs INSANITY, INSANITY: THE ASYLUM, Focus T25, Hip Hop Abs, and Rockin' Body.

So Hum Studios

Location: Brooklyn, NY
More Info: So Hum Studios offers open level yoga classes enjoyed by the beginner to the advanced.

SolBox Fitness Club

Location: Miami, FL
More Info: SolBox Fitness Club is a cross training studio providing personal and group boxing training.


Location: Columbus, OH
More Info: Boot Camps and group classes to help you reach your fitness goals.

Spiritual Essence Yoga

Location: Marlboro, MD
More Info: Spiritual Essence Yoga specializes in yoga, dance and creative movement classes for everyone.

Studio 229

Location: Henderson, NC
More Info: Dance fitness studio located in Henderson, NC. The home of the 1,000 cal/hr burn and Total Body Twerk.

Tiffany Rothe Workouts

Location: Online
More Info: provides fitness inspiration, workout routines, food plans and more to help you reach your fitness goals.

Urban Asanas

Location: Brooklyn, NY
More Info: Urban Asanas is a yoga studio for practitioners of all levels.

Vibe Ride

Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: Vibe Ride is Atlanta's most dynamic fitness studio with effective, high-energy indoor cycling, barre, circuit training, and weight training classes.

Work Hard. Train Harder!

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Location: Harlem, NY
More Info: Work Hard. Train Harder! LLC is Harlem’s only boutique fitness center specializing in boot camp style HIIT and Circuit Training group classes.

Wired Cycling DC

Location: Washington D.C.
More Info:Wired Cycling's classes provide riders of all levels with a fun, robust, and focused workout.

Yoga Hive Healing Arts Studio

Location: Atlanta, GA
More Info: Yoga Hive Healing Arts Studio located in South Atlanta in Hapeville, GA offers an opportunity to experience yoga, meditation and more.


Location: Oakland, CA
More Info: YogaLove is a community based yoga studio in North Oakland offering yoga classes for beginners, experts and those in between.

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