Body Positivity to Twerking, the Seven Ingredients of Booty Luv

The Portland-launched workout class will tone your tush.

By Zach Dundas June 24, 2016 Published in the Health Annual: Summer 2016 issue of Portland Monthly

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1 Untapped markets “When I created Booty Luv six years ago,” says Heather Craig, “there weren’t a lot of booty options.”

2 The root chakra Craig invokes it.

3 Body-positivity “I advocate for women to have a positive relationship with their booty. ‘Shape what your mama gave you’ is the motto.”

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4 Dance-music culture “I’ve been a raver for a long time,” Craig says, “and I teach Booty Luv at electronic-dance-music festivals up and down the West Coast.”

5 Feminist beats “We have custom mixes of dark, dirty beats without misogynistic lyrics. I like to drop my ass low, but not because some dude tells me to.”

6 All the workouts Booty Luv contains elements of yoga, Pilates, barre, kickboxing, and ...

7 Twerking! 

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