Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm at our studio in North Oak Cliff. Boxing classes are held Tuesdays at 6pm and yoga and group are held at 6pm on Thursdays.
There is a team art therapy project at the end of the program with POETIC, which serves commercially and sexually exploited girls in Dallas. At the end of the program, there's a graduation ceremony with friends and family. Our cohorts have up to 10 members so each student receives full support and care.
Candidates for Fight Club are women over the age of 17 who have endured trauma as a result of human rights violations, including but not limited to: war, persecution or discrimination of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and freedom of speech, violence, domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape, poverty and incarceration.
We work to rebuild the relationship with the Self through mind, body and spirit.
For your ability to heal, we ask that applicants are not currently living in an abusive home or relationship; they must not have attempted suicide in the past six months; applicants must be free of drug/substance abuse for at least six months. We request applicants who are comfortable reading, writing and speaking English, as classes and therapy will be conducted in English.
Fall 2023 applications are will open in July. We ask each woman to make an effort to attend every class and counseling session to graduate. Program tuition is $1,000 to cover boxing gloves, yoga mats, course instruction and therapy. Scholarships are available. Candidates must apply online to be considered.
Orientation: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Graduation: Thursday, December 7, 2023
Fight Club is a community focused on post-trauma healing, extending beyond the classroom and into your life. Our partnership with Oak Cliff Budokan allows our members to have free access to classes while actively enrolled in Fight Club. Our community partner, POETIC, hosts our Fight Club art therapy project.
Our non-profit is also a United Way Social Innovation Accelerator fellow.
Please contact us for sponsorship and partnership opportunities.