Local gym adapts during COVID to keep doors open and community fit

By K. Q. THOMAS, Four Points News

Julie Leavell and her husband Kirk of Steiner Ranch own Wild Basin Fitness.

The owners and staff at Wild Basin Fitness at Steiner Ranch were stunned when all but essential services were shut down across the state in March due to COVID-19.    

Although they knew that controlling the pandemic was of utmost importance, they also knew that their members and staff  needed continued support for their mental and physical health. 

“Closing was awful. We had to quickly find a way to get out in front of all of it,” said Julie Leavell. She and her husband, Kirk Leavell are Steiner residents and co-owners of two fitness centers.   

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