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Shape Up

From cycling to HIIT to Pilates, there’s a boutique gym in Dallas for every type of workout. In our weekly column Shape Up, D’s wellness editor Catherine Wendlandt—who has a disability called arthrogryposis—will review these classes on accessibility and difficulty.

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I Could Barely Drive Home After My Jungle Pilates Class

While an intense workout, the hour-long class was exhausting.
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My Workout Was Full of Metaphors at Satya Yoga

The hour-long class was full of balancing, twisty moves, and meditations.
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You Can Do Almost Anything for 35 Seconds at Burn Dallas

I faced one of my biggest fears at the Preston Hollow HIIT studio.
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At This Lake Highlands Studio, Yoga Is In an Art Gallery 

While holding a deep lunge at Lake Highlands’ Yoga Art Music, I could look up at some very pretty things.

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I Danced to Pit Bull and Beyonce at Jazzercise

Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” also made an appearance during my one-hour class.
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I Danced the Cabbage Patch at TruFusion

My "All out of the '80s" Pilates class got deep, sweaty, and way too hot.
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Title Boxing Club Is a Forest of Punching Bags

I struggled through more burpees than I expected during a recent boxing class.
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Dallas Yoga Center’s Candlelight Flow Was Like a Fantasy Movie

I stretched my back and experienced my first sound bath at the studio’s new Lemmon location.
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Having a ‘Brawl’ at The Barre Code

I returned to the Design District studio to try its kickboxing class.