Monday, June 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022
81° F Dallas, TX
Fitness

Buzzy Boutique Boxing Studio Shadowbox is Coming to Dallas

The expansion from New York City includes Austin, Chicago, and Dallas.
By |
Image
photos courtesy of Shadowbox
I’ve taken just one boxing class in my life. It was at Vital Fitness Studio, was crazy hard, and I liked it. Trouble is, the class only takes place once a day, five days a week. Really, apart from ubiquitous Title Boxing Club, Dallas has been a bit underserved in the boxing department. So Shadowbox, once theorized to be the SoulCycle of boxing, will be a welcome sight when it arrives sometime next year.



The upcoming expansion of the boutique boxing studio, which opened its first location in New York’s Flatiron District in May 2015, will include Chicago, Austin, and Dallas—the first non-coastal cities to score a Shadowbox. “There is a unique demand in Dallas for fitness classes that focus on both physical and mental wellness, and Shadowbox is positioned to meet this demand,” says Shadowbox founder Daniel Glazer.



Judging from the photos, Shadowbox studios offer a polished spin on boxing’s typically grungy vibe. The first New York City studio’s lobby features light hardwood flooring, white walls, air planters, beachy pendants, and a photo op-ready black-and-white mural (because boutique fitness). Inside the main studio, numbered 150-pound bags line the dark, blue-tinted room, where the focus is on fitness, not sparring. Though, per the press release, each new studio will be designed to “reflect and express each city’s aesthetic and will include state-of-the-art sound systems.”

No word on where or when in 2019 Shadowbox Dallas will open, but while we wait, we can all practice styling our “boxer braids” for the inevitable post-workout group pic.

SaveSave

Related Articles

Image
Fitness

ClassPass Data Trends Point to a Resurgence of In-Person Fitness Classes

After a year of livestream workouts, Dallas ClassPass users are eager to return to their favorite studios. Of the 15 most-booked experiences in our region, none are virtual.
Health Systems

Steward Health Selling Off Several Freestanding ERs in San Antonio

The move comes as freestanding emergency rooms lobby to treat non-emergent care during the pandemic.
Image
Health Systems

Texas Health Huguley’s $73 Million Expansion

Because of increased needs in recent years, a new patient tower and emergency department expansion is in the works.