City Naturals founder Kristin Desinor
Uptown’s West Village leans hard into wellness
by Allison Hatfield | January 3, 2020
Should West Village be renamed Wellness Village? Consider the concentration of health and fitness businesses in the nearly 250,000-square-foot, mixed-use development, and you might come to that conclusion. As January rolls around — that’s next week! — and Uptown residents turn their thoughts to eating well, working out, and making choices that will impact their health, here are 19 options they may want to consider.
: You won’t get bored but you may want to quit — this high-intensity internal training is hardcore.
: An original Dallas brand, the boutique fitness studio offers spin classes and cardio circuit training.
: The yoga chain hosts a range of classes held in 95-degree heat.
: The old-school gym holds what seems like acres of cardio and weight equipment, plus a few group classes each week.
: It’s one of the few places in town to get a VersaClimber workout.
: This yoga studio was hot before hot was cool.
: You can get a full-body workout with this low-impact, high-intensity workout that brings in elements of ballet and Pilates.
: The cult-followed cycling studio occupies a corner right in the heart of West Village.
TO EAT & DRINK
: Start the day or get an afternoon boost with a cold-pressed juice, superfood smoothie, or raw dessert.
: Dallas’ breakout juice bar is still going strong — and keeping it pure — with cold-pressed juices and nothing more.
: Gluten-free, raw, sustainable bowls make the perfect healthy lunch or dinner.
: Build your own salad or wrap from fresh vegetables and more.
TO BALANCE & HEAL
: Nutritional services and hormone replacement therapy took over the space once occupied by a fried chicken and champagne restaurant.
: The purveyor of fine CBD products for people and pets founded by Parkland Hospital registered nurse Kristin Desinor opens in January.
: Drop in for an affordable massage — Swedish, deep tissue, sports, and more — seven days a week at this spa chain.
: Many people find relief from back pain, neck pain, and headaches at the membership-based chiropractic care center.
: Choose from aromatherapy to deep tissue at the low-frills membership-based massage parlor.
: The word “wellness” is right there in the name of Dr. Andy Chang’s office.
: Add all-natural and organic products to the massage mix, and you’ve got an experience that checks all the wellness boxes.
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