Texas Events


Girls in Gis Texas-Dallas Event

Get ready for a great gi seminar and open mat!

Sunday
April 28, 2024
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Doors open 12:30 PM

Marcelo Garcia Jiu Jitsu of Dallas
5706 E Mockingbird Ln
Ste 230
Dallas, TX 75206

Guest Instructors: Chelsah’ Lyons & Minah Suh

This event is open to women and girls of all ages and skill levels. No experience is needed. All participants must register online.

You can also purchase a GIG t-shirt, patches and more GIG merchandise and all orders can be picked up during the event.

Tickets are non-refundable non-transferable. If you are not able to make a donation please contact us at and we will work with you so that you are able to participate. 

Instructor Bios

Chelsah’ Lyons is a Marcelo Garcia Dallas 1st Degree Black Belt under Rob Ables. She is also the Owner/ Head Instructor at LP Martial Arts in Lewisville, Texas, She has 14 years experience of which she earned 2 x NoGi World Champion, 2 x NoGi Pan American/Absolute Champion, 2 x Fight to Win NoGi Light Weight Belt Champion and Black Belt Masters World Champion.  Sharing this passion with anyone who is willing to spend time on the mats has become the life for Chelsah’. She is obsessed with positional set-ups that give you multiple submission options. She loves butterfly guard and slick guard passes, the beauty in a good scramble, pressure passes, and the energy that surrounds submission hunting in dynamic Jiu Jitsu.

Minah Suh is a jiu jitsu black belt at Marcelo Garcia Dallas. What started as a lunch time jiu jitsu class while her kids were in elementary school has become a passion in life and a dedicated nine year practice. She started competing as a blue belt and enjoys gauging her progress through competition. Minah’s notable wins include PAN 2020 masters purple belt open class and Nogi World 2022 masters brown belt division and open class. Minah credits jiu jitsu for helping find her inner strength and confidence, seeing the beauty in life’s unpredictability and how to go with the flow. She shares her love of jiu jitsu by teaching women’s only jiu jitsu classes and private students.


Girls in Gis Texas-San Antonio Event

Get ready for a great training event, open to women and girls of all ages and skill levels. No experience is needed. All participants must register online.

Sunday
May 26, 2024
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Doors open 12:30 PM

Rodrigo Pinheiro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
4523 N Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, TX 78249

Guest Instructors: Alexa Yanes & Nathiely De Jesus

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Tickets are non-refundable non-transferable. If you are not able to make a donation please contact us at and we will work with you so that you are able to participate. 

Instructor Bios

Alexa Yanes is a black belt competitor and instructor at Rodrigo Pinheiro BJJ in San Antonio, Texas. She began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 8 years ago. She always loved Jiu Jitsu, but had no idea where it would take her.

Yanes started competing as a white belt for fun, but quickly became more dedicated at blue belt. She travels all over the world to compete, teach, and train. She is a multiple time IBJJF open champion at every belt, World no gi champion, Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Champion Abu Dhabi World Pro Finalist, Pan American Champion, IBJJF Asian Champion and 3x AJP Tour Best North American Player. She has been fortunate enough to make jiu jitsu her life and loves spreading the knowledge of jiu jitsu for her fellow females. Her goal is to show the community it is possible to make a living and how to find opportunity in this sport.

Nathiely De Jesus, also known as Nathy, is a multiple time gi and no gi world champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt. Nathy has achieved remarkable heights throughout her grappling career. She is a 4 time IBJJF World Champion in the Gi and a 3 time in NoGi, has won many big events such as Pan Ams, Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, American Nationals and the European Open. She is often a feature in super fights on Fight 2 Win, Third Coast Grappling and Who’s Number 1. She is also a mother, wife and gym owner and head instructor at a Rodrigo Pinheiro Brazilian Jiu Jitsu affiliate in Texas.