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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 Couldn’t Keep Up with the Pace at Uptown Yoga

While we ran through the various positions quickly, I was impressed with the modifications my instructor made.
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I Channeled ’80s Workout Video Energy at Grit Fitness’ Step Class

The 45-minute offering is basically a mix of aerobics, HIIT, and Dance Dance Revolution.
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Shape Up: Somehow, I Fell into the Megaformer at SculptHouse

My first foray into Lagree Pilates was much more than I bargained for.
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I Learned How to Jab and Punch at Ding Ding Group Boxing

I went three rounds at the new boxing gym, which opened last month on Ross.
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I Bent My Body into a Pretzel at My Bar Method Class

I was genuinely shocked with how accommodating and inclusive the Inwood Village barre studio was.

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Black Swan Yoga, Shape Up Series
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How My First-Ever Yoga Class Went at Black Swan

Making my first dive into downward dog at the donation-based Bishop Arts studio, which encourages attendees to do only what they feel comfortable with.
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What It’s Like to Get Your Flexibility Tested at Stretch Lab

The Mockingbird Station studio, which feels a bit like a doctor’s office, specializes in assisted stretching. For our first ‘Shape Up’ feature, we review Stretch Lab.