Come explore the invigorating world of traditional Irish step dance! A fun workout for all ages!
Level I (60 minutes)
Irish I is an introduction to Irish soft shoe. Students will learn beginner level Jig, Reel, and Slip Jig dances, as well as other primary steps that will prepare them for more difficult footwork in Irish II/III. Mock competitions will help your student to be judge-ready if he or she chooses to move into the Feis world.
Level II (60 minutes)
This class is for any student that has completed Irish I and wants to begin to explore the competition circuit. Dancers will learn an intermediate or advanced level Jig, Reel, and Slip Jig dance. Partner and group dances will also be taught. Students are expected to work hard on their technique and performance ability in order to learn more difficult steps.
Irish Hard Shoe I (30 minutes)
Ages 8+, with instructor approval
An introduction to the art form of Irish Hard Shoe. Dancers must obtain permission from the Artistic Director before enrolling in this class.
Irish Hard Shoe II (45 minutes)
Ages 10+, with instructor approval
A more focused and advanced curriculum, Hard Shoe II will continue to build upon the technique developed in Level I. Dancers must obtain permission from the Artistic Director before enrolling in this class.