The YES Dallas Initiative (YES Dallas) is a collaborative project led by Texas Health Resources which aims to reduce barriers to physical activity by providing middle school age children in the Pleasant Grove community of Dallas with sports and nutritional resources to promote health and overall wellness.

YES Dallas (Youth Engagement in Sports) is a new program aiming to increase physical activity and improve nutrition for middle school youth. The program is free to participants.

Eligibility:

Participants must:
  • Be in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade.

  • Live in or attend school in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood of Dallas.

  • Commit to being active for at least 60 minutes a day.

  • Complete three fitness assessments and surveys over a 6-month period.

  • Provide permission from parent/responsible guardian to participate.

Program activities

  • Sample a variety of sports and fitness activities.

  • Participate in cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes.

  • Earn prizes for participation.

  • Healthy snacks.

Easy 2 step access to our wellness sessions

Down below are all of our wonderful Wellness Leaders. 

 

  1. After completing registration click the picture of the instructor leading the class you would like to take.

  2. The link will then take you directly to a Live Zoom session        where your Instructor will be waiting to get moving with            you. 

Meet our awesome instructors

Starting August 24th 

Ballet Fundamentals w/ Angela 

Monday's

6pm CST

Join the Dynamic Angela and learn the Fundamentals of Ballet. Students will learn three traditional dances and be introduced to contemporary dance routines during the first 15 minutes of warm-up. No experience required and all dance levels are welcomed.  No equipment needed.  All resources provided.

Starting September 1st

General Play w/Yolanda 

Tuesday's

6pm CST

Join the Outstanding Yolanda and learn the Fundamentals of Play. Students will learn three traditional playground games, along with physical activities for safe general play. No experience required and all dance levels are welcomed.  No equipment needed.  All resources provided.

Starting August 26th

Zumba w/ Maya 

Wednesday's

7:30pm CST

Hop on the Virtual dance floor with Wonderful Maya. Students will be introduced to a series of Latin inspired dance moves that improve physical health and performance.  This includes dancing, full body workout, and coordination, and endurance. This class is designed for all levels.

Starting August 28th

Kickboxing 101 w/Stacy

Friday's 

4pmCST

Join the AMAZING Stacy and learn the fundamentals of Kickboxing.  Students will learn traditional kickboxing skills and be introduced to the fundamentals of kickboxing. No experience required and all levels are welcomed.  No equipment needed.

Starting August 27th

 Strength & Conditioning w/Angela 

Tuesday's

4pmCST

Join the AMAZING Angela and strengthen your body.  Students will be introduced to a series of exercises that improve physical performance.  This includes plyometrics, speed and agility, endurance and core stability.  This class is designed for the young students who want to enhance physical performance on and off the field.

Starting August 27th

 Strength & Conditioning w/Stacy

Thursday's

4pmCST

Join the AMAZING Stacy and strengthen your body.  Students will be introduced to a series of exercises that improve physical performance.  This includes plyometrics, speed and agility, endurance and core stability.  This class is designed for the young students who want to enhance physical performance on and off the field.

Starting September 8th

Boxing w/Bennie 

Thursday's

5pm CST

Boxing for kids is a program designed to instill discipline and confidence into children. It consist of
several health benefits including cardiovascular health, strength training, and overall
physical conditioning. Children will learn the basics of boxing and how to demonstrate control in volatile
environments. Below are several videos that give a small explanation of what the class provides.

Starting August 29th

Family Zumba w/ Maya 

Saturday's

10am CST

Hop on the Virtual dance floor with Wonderful Maya, bring the whole FAMILY!  Students will be introduced to a series of Latin inspired dance moves that improve physical health and performance.  This includes dancing, full body workout, and coordination, and endurance. This class is designed for all levels.

Starting September 8th

Boxing w/Bennie 

Tuesday

5pm CST

Boxing for kids is a program designed to instill discipline and confidence into children. It consist of
several health benefits including cardiovascular health, strength training, and overall
physical conditioning. Children will learn the basics of boxing and how to demonstrate control in volatile
environments. Below are several videos that give a small explanation of what the class provides.

Starting August 25th

Beginners Yoga w/Ebony

Tuesday's 

7:00pm CST

 

Join World Renowned Yogi Ebony in beginners yoga sessions. Students will be introduced to a series of poses that improve physical and mental  performance.  This includes balance, strength  and agility, endurance and core stability.  This class is designed for all levels. All equipment provided.  

Starting September 1st

General Play w/Yolanda 

Thursday's

6pm CST

Join the Outstanding Yolanda and learn the Fundamentals of Play. Students will learn three traditional playground games, along with physical activities for safe general play. No experience required and all dance levels are welcomed.  No equipment needed.  All resources provided.

MEET OUR WELLNESS IN THE PARK INSTRUCTORS

YOGA W/JUDAH

ZUMBA W/NICOLE

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