Updated April 2021
In addition to our round up of black-owned businesses in Dallas (read here), we also wanted to specifically highlight black-owned fitness and wellness studios in the Dallas area. With summer in full swing and most gyms open back for business, now is a great time to support these businesses while getting your body and mind right.
VIVE PERSONAL TRAINING
Vive is one of the premium personal training studios in Dallas, located in Oak Lawn. It offers private and semi-private sessions, elite training which includes a meal plan, and bioprint and nutrition analysis. They also offer Fascial Stretch Therapy after your sessions to ensure your muscles are getting the proper stretching and maintenance. Clients pay per session (either 30 or 60 minutes) so there’s no contracts or package commitments.
OAK LAWN | DIRECTIONS
TRIBE CALLED SPRINTERS
The Tribe Called Sprinters, founded by passionate Crystal Pollard, is a club in Dallas where people can train to become better runners. They practice a few days a week at locations all over Dallas. Their coaches help push you, increase your time and stamina, and help you become a more efficient sprinter and runner.
photo courtesy of Tribe Called Sprinters
If you’re looking for yoga with views, V12 is for you! Their location in downtown Dallas near the farmer’s market offers a wide open area and fantastic views. They do have a studio, but they also offer many community workshops and outdoor group yoga sessions. They offer a variety of classes ranging from deep stretch, meditation, high intensity, and restorative.
DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy V12 Yoga
Grit FItness is all about the girl power! Not only is it black-owned, it’s also woman-owned, with a HUG loyal following. With 3 locations in Dallas (University Park, Addison, and Design District, the Grit squad is taking over the Dallas fitness community. Grit offers over 15 classes including sculpt, cycle, HIIT, core, glutes, dance, and weight training. They sell 2 class packages, single classes, and now a virtual class package!
ADDISON | UNIVERSITY PARK | DESIGN DISTRICT
photo courtesy of Grit Fitness
SANDERS FIT PERFORMANCE
Specializing in athletes and weight training, Sanders Fit Performance offers private, semi-private, group, sports team, and athlete-specific training programs. They also have in-house physical therapists (and accept insurance!) to provide you the full experience of physical training.
SOUTH DALLAS | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Sanders Fit Performance
READY SET FLOW
Georgette Dunn, the soul behind Ready Set Flow, is a Holistic Health Coach, Wellness Speaker, and Yoga instructor who hosts classes, events, wellness yoga retreats, and conferences. She hosts private session and group workshops, and now she offers virtual classes!
photo courtesy of Ready Set Flow
Known as the “PlayMakers,” Faction Play coaches are here to help you with strength training, body building, mobility, functional training, and longevity. Although they’re not doing private or semi-private sessions right now, you can still get a workout in from what they like to call their Virtual Playground. They offer all sorts of virtual classes including boxing, foundational strength, breathing, kettlebells, and bodyweight.
photo courtesy of Faction Play
DALLAS SPORTS RECOVERY & MASSAGE
Physical Therapy and fitness go hand-in-hand and Dallas Sports Recovery & Massage is the perfect way to get the treatment you need to fuel your body. They’ve practiced in DFW for about 20 years and they specialize in the treatment of soft tissue.
NORTH DALLAS | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Dallas Sports Recovery & Massage
JourneyFit is more than a gym, it’s a lifestyle! Their coaches instill an all-around healthy mindset in all of their clients, from working out to eating well - they even provide you with a unique grocery list to reach your fitness goals. In addition to offering HIIT Movement classes, they also have a nationally-ranked volleyball coach and strength trainer who will help you with your volleyball game!
RICHARDSON | DOWNTOWN DALLAS COMING SOON | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of JourneyFit
JAMBOX FITNESS LOUNGE
With over 20 class styles to choose from and 3 locations in DFW, JamBox Fitness Lounge has a class for you. Their first class is only $5 so try their Bootymode, Trap Step, Heels class, Cardio Sweat Session, or Zumba to name a few! If you don’t feel comfortable going into a studio just yet, they’re also live-streaming all of their classes on MindBody.
FRISCO | ADDISON | DESIGN DISTRICT
Photo courtesy of Jambox Fitness Lounge
BURN Dallas offers group fitness training or an open gym for those who like to create their own workouts. For $69 a month, you can enjoy unlimited classes and also use their treadmills, row machines, free weights, stationary bikes, and other cardio and strength equipment.
PRESTON FOREST CENTER | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Burn Dallas
Eunoiafit Studio is a group and personal training brand by personal trainer Alyssa. She offers 2 variations of classes - strength and conditioning power hour. Classes meet 2 times a week and you can choose between 4 different time slots (2 morning and 2 evening options). She is also a certified Doula and specializes in pre and postnatal fitness! You can even customize your sessions with a meal plan!
DALLAS | PLANS & PRICING
photo courtesy of Eunoiafit