Peta Murgatroyd misses show due to 'scary' illness: 'I couldn't feel my arms or legs'

Dancing With the Stars pro Peta Murgatroyd is apologizing to fans after having to leave a performance early due to illness.

The 31-year-old dancer took to Instagram on Sunday to explain why she wasn't able to be a part of a show during a stop in Grand Prairie, Texas, on Saturday, as part of her national tour, MAKS.VAL.PETA Confidential, with husband Maksim Chmerkovskiy and his brother, Val.

"I need to apologize to the people who attended our Grand Prairie, Texas show last night," the performer wrote in a statement, explaining that she has "never missed a show due to illness in my entire professional dancing career."

"I woke up feeling a little nauseous but I was able to go about my day with Shai," Murgatroyd continued, referring to her and her husband's 1-year -old son. "In the afternoon, the vomiting (and you know what) started. I thought it was food poisoning. I had fever and chills and just tried to sleep it off before the show."

Murgatroyd said that, as show time rolled around, she "could hardly walk and I couldn't feel my arms or legs."

Inside Peta and Maks' wedding:

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I am so in awe of the beauty that Danitte Beegel from @metrofloralevents created for us! The owners, Adrian Benitez and Jose Ramirez, were a dream and completely brought my vision to life for our perfect day! Full blog post on @allthingsfamandglam coming soon. ❤️ // Photos by @jamielevinephotography
O H E K A C A S T L E Thank you isn't enough for this... I am eternally grateful to this magical place. It's rooms, staff, kitchen and grounds are bar none. Every single person went above and beyond to make this the most incredible experience for our guests and for Peta and me. Thank you for making @oheka_castle ours for the weekend, exceeding our expectations and sending us off into the married life in the best way possible. We will never forget this...
L I G H T @greessha aka. Greg The Rabbi aka. Frenchy aka. One of the most important people in mine and @petamurgatroyd life..... We are now bonded for life and we will cherish your words to us forever. Thank you... P.S. thanks @mashkii for finding herself an awesome husband and producing one, super cool ring boy! 📸 @jamielevinephotography #chmergatroydwedding
These incredible women are everything to me. So honored I had them by my side on the most magical day. How gorgeous are they in their @homebodii robes? // Photo by @jamielevinephotography
There were 2 #DWTS weddings yesterday! Congratulations to Dancing couple @petamurgatroyd & @maksimc! #chmergatroydwedding 📸: @tonydovolani
My partners in crime for the weekend! 😉💘#chmergatroydwedding
My awesome dates from this weekend #chmergatroydwedding
They said I organized it all ... even the rainbow after the ceremony, but thats one string I couldn't pull. We just watched as the heavens smiled upon their union. #chmergatroydwedding @maksimc @petamurgatroyd
About last night ... just one more #chmergatroydwedding with @earth2tara . Styled by me- dress: @proenzaschouler / shoes: @aquazzura / handbag: @ysl
I love you so much! You were the most beautiful bride ever and I was honoured to be one of your bridesmaids. 🎊🍾👰💍 @petamurgatroyd #beautifulbride #bridesmaid #chmergatroydwedding
❤️// this moment // ❤️ #fatherdaughterdance #chmergatroydwedding #love #friendshipforever
The night before the wedding my gorgeous girl @petamurgatroyd went Glam! Makeup by #TobiMakeup Hair by @mustafaavci Wearing Syrup Lipstick by @maccosmetics #chmergatroydwedding
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Amazing wedding, amazing people. Much love @petamurgatroyd & @maksimc #chmergatroydwedding #areyoukiddingmewiththissunset
Goodnight 🌙 @petamurgatroyd @maksimc #petamurgatroyd #maksimchmerkovskiy #chmergatroydwedding
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Some pics of Sharna from the wedding of Maks and Peta ❤ i'm so so happy for them and the whole family,it was so beautiful,and stunning,Sharna looking stunning and of course Peta and Maks looking like Queen and King ❤ so so much love !. ~ P 🎉 #sharnaburgess #petamurgatroyd #makschmerkovskiy #valchmerkovsky #rumerwillis #family #wedding #chmergatroydwedding #love #dancingwiththestars #dwts #dwtspros #alanbersten #shaichmerkovskiy #jennajohnson
Because who doesn't love dancing with @iamvalc ❤️🙈#chmergatroydwedding
I love them!! #chmergatroydwedding
Somewhere between rounds of tequila 🥃 #chmergatroydwedding
One of my new brothers... #chmergatroydwedding
#maksandpeta #chmergatroyd wedding @dovolainy oheka castle
My faves! @maksimc @petamurgatroyd #chmergatroydwedding
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"I had no idea how I was going to walk out that door. The opening music starts and I walked out onto stage. I tried my best to dance, but my legs were giving out," she recalled. "Apart from it being very embarrassing, it was very scary. I am so sorry for not being able to give you the show you all deserved."

She went on thank her husband, her brother-in-law/co-star, and the entire cast and stage crew for "keeping the show going and taking care of me."

"I am feeling better today and look forward to seeing all of our fans. Thank you for your understanding and support," she concluded. "I love you and I am so sorry again!"

The post came several hours before she is expected to take the stage for Sunday's tour stop at the Midland Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. 

While Murgatroyd and the Chmerkovskiy brothers --all of whom are DWTS regulars and fan favorites -- are busy on tour, the new season of the hit reality dance competition series premieres on Monday with a super-short season featuring a cast made up entirely of athletes.

Among those competing for the coveted Mirrorball trophy are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Adam Rippon and Tonya Harding. Check out the video below to hear more.

Season 26 of Dancing With the Stars kicks off Monday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

See Peta and Maks together:

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - OCTOBER 08: (L-R) Peta Murgatroyd and Tony Dovolani attend the launch of Cantamessa Man with Maksim Chmerkovskiy at the Closet by Sharon Segal and Nina Segal at The Promenade at Westlake on October 8, 2015 in Westlake Village, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Caruso Affiliated)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 11: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are seen departing Craig's restaurant in Hollywood on May 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Papjuice/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: (L-R) Jenna Johnson, Meryl Davis, Henry Byalikov, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, Serge Onik, Rumer Willis and Valentin Chmerkovskiy attend the 'Sway' meet and greet at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 1806' - It's an all out celebration on 'Dancing with the Stars' as the celebrities got the party started MONDAY, APRIL 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The show kicked off with a spectacular opening performance followed by each couple dancing to some of the greatest party anthems of all time. Additionally, LMFAO frontman Redfoo was the guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) NENE LEAKES, TONY DOVOLANI, PETA MURGATROYD, JAMES MASLOW, DANICA MCKELLAR, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, MERYL DAVIS, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, MARK BALLAS, CHERYL BURKE, DREW CAREY, AMY PURDY, DEREK HOUGH, SHARNA BURGESS
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 1807' - Grammy(r) winner Ricky Martin joined 'Dancing with the Stars' for 'Latin Night' MONDAY, APRIL 28 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Martin kicked-off the night with a show-stopping opening performance of his 2014 World Cup song 'Vida' accompanied by the Pro Dancers. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) RICKY MARTIN, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, KARINA SMIRNOFF, DEREK HOUGH, CHERYL BURKE, PETA MURGATROYD, LINDSAY ARNOLD
DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS THE RESULTS SHOW - 'Episode 1508A' - On this week's double elimination - Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd - were the next two couples to be sent home, on 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars the Results Show,' TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET), on ABC. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) FOREGROUND: TOM BERGERON, BROOKE BURKE CHARVET, KIRSTIE ALLEY, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY
DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS - 'Episode 1505-2' - On night two, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET), the four couples who performed their Team Dance on Monday night danced their individual dances to their selected 'guilty pleasure' song, and the other four couples took their turn on the dance floor with their Freestyle Team Dance. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, EMMITT SMITH, KIRSTIE ALLEY, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, KELLY MONACO, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, PETA MURGATROYD, GILLES MARINI
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy (L) and Peta Murgatroyd attend the Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine Fall 2012 Launch Party at Kyle by Alene Too on September 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS THE RESULTS SHOW - 'Episode 1402A' - All 12 couples awaited to see who would be the first couple to be sent home, on the Season Premiere of 'Dancing with the Stars the Results Show,' TUESDAY, MARCH 27 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty images) KYM JOHNSON, TRISTAN MACMANUS, ANNA TREBUNSKAYA, MARK BALLAS, PETA MURGATROYD, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, SHARNA BURGESS, HENRY BYALIKOV, DEREK HOUGH, KARINA SMIRNOFF
DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS: THE RESULTS SHOW - 'Episode 1501A' - Featuring all the pro dancers of the season and The Troupe, a spectacular opening number was performed to a medley of 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody/Dance Again,' choreographed by Jason Gilkison. The Troupe returned later that night and performed a number to 'Go Get It,' which was also choreographed by Jason Gilkison, during the live two-hour season premiere of 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars: The Results Show,' TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on ABC. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty images) VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, CHERYL BURKE, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, TONY DOVOLANI, PETA MURGATROYD
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 02: (L-R) Artist Alec Monopoly poses with Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd at the Samsung celebration for Alec Monopoly's LEVEL Headphones Collaboration at Soho Beach House on December 2, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Samsung)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 24: Dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy (L) and Peta Murgatroyd arrive at MAXIM Magazine's Official Halloween Party at a private estate on October 24, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are seen on October 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JMA/Star Max/GC Images)
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - OCTOBER 08: (L-R) Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd attend the launch of Cantamessa Man with Maksim Chmerkovskiy at the Closet by Sharon Segal and Nina Segal at The Promenade at Westlake on October 8, 2015 in Westlake Village, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Caruso Affiliated)
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