The Epic looks forward to unlocking opportunities for the youth by providing classes, programs, and camps that improve a wide variety of skills. All throughout the year, you can choose from a multitude of offerings to find the right fit for your child. One great part about The Epic is that all of the amenities in our facility can accommodate youth programs in fitness, athletics, aquatics, arts, theater, music, and much more!
YOUTH PROGRAMS & EVENTS
The Epic is proud to host the longest continuing Karate school in the DFW area (est. 1963), The Martial Arts Black Belt Association. The instructors are Bill Simpson (9th Degree Blackbelt) and Mike Stone (6th Degree Black Belt). Both Bill and Mike hold many State and National Titles in Kumite and Kata and are both members of the Board of Directors of the Martial Arts Black Belt Association. Students will learn Karate and traditional Tae Kwon Do at all levels from white belt to black belt.
You may always drop in and try one class at no charge.
KARATE – TAEKWONDO
DAYS: Monday & Wednesday
TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
COST: $50 (1st family member)
$45 (each additional family member)
INSTRUCTOR: Bill Simpson & Mike Stone
UNIFORM: Athletic shirt and bottoms (no shoes). Please speak with instructors about purchasing gi.
REGISTER: Register in person at The Epic or online at the link below.
The Technique and Tumble program focuses on training students who are interested in learning acrobatic tumbling skills that could be used in dance, cheer or gymnastics.
AGE: 5 years and older
TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
AGE: 5 years and older / test-in
TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
AGE: Must test-in
TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
*Test-in for intermediate = back walkover, advance = back handspring*
Instructor: Coach Kristen
Uniform: Fitted shirt, or leotard, and bottoms, hair pulled back, no jewelry, & no shoes.
Dancing Little Stars has been serving the DFW area since 1997. Our dance instruction focuses on poise, concentration, memory and balance using a custom curriculum, various props, special effects and rewards for great dancing! Your little dancer will learn ballet, tap and hip hop techniques. There will be a year end dance recital with a quality costume and a trophy.
SHINING STARS BALLET & TAP PRE K COMBO
About: This 1 hour class is 30 minutes of Ballet followed by 30 minutes of Tap with some Hip Hop sprinkled in for fun. If a class consists of four or less students, class is held for 45 minutes. We use fun props and teaching aides during class. We give out rewards such as hand stickers/stamps and “sweet treats” for good listeners/dancers. (Ex: 2 Skittles). Ballet and Tap shoes are required.
Age: 3 – 6 years old
Day/Time: Tuesday 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (waitlist only /we are only gauging interest for this class)
Cost: $52.00/month | (12 student max)
SHOW STARS HIP HOP
About: This is a 45 minute hip hop class focusing on street dance moves to high energy, age appropriate music. Hip hop dance helps develop your child’s rhythm, muscle coordination and overall cardiovascular health while having a blast! Fun props and treats are used as rewards for great dancing! Regular street clothing and street tennis shoes are acceptable.
Age: 5-12 years old
Day/Time: Tuesday 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $52.00/month | (18 student max)
MY FIRST BALLET CLASS
About: This is a 30-minute creative movement ballet class. A custom curriculum using various props, special effects, and fun rewards for great dancing! Your tiny dancer will learn musicality, spatial awareness, coordination, concentration, gracefulness, and body control all while building their self-confidence!
Age: 2-3 years old
Day/Time: Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (waitlist only /we are only gauging interest for this class)
The Epic is excited to welcome Dancing Little Stars program beginning in October! Please join us for a free trial class on Tuesday, September 28!
- Shining Stars Ballet/Tap Combo (3-6 year old) | 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
- Show Stars Hip Hop (5-12 year old) | 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration is required for the free class. (linked below)