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Weekly Dance Classes:

Beginning Dancers:

PreSchool

Ages 3 to 5, this class is just 45 minutes long and focuses on fun and games. Children are encouraged to follow directions, work together, and learn about their bodies for dancing.
Monday or Wednesday - 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Beginner

Ages 5-8 years, students build strength and establish familiarity with the music as they begin with the fundamentals essential to Irish dance, including foot placement, body alignment, and basic steps. Students typically attend once per week and generally dance in this level for a minimum of 1 year.
Monday - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Wednesday - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, and Saturday - 9 am to 10 am

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Primary Dancers:

Primary I

For dancers age 6-16 who have successfully completed reel & jig steps. Students learn single jig, easy slip-jig & hard reel, concentrating on technique & carriage. Students begin hard shoe skills. Students typically attend once per week and generally dance in this level for 1-2 years.
Monday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm, Wednesday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Primary II

Description: For dancers age 6-16 who have completed their three Beginner dances & Easy Treble Jig. Students expand their speed and proficiency as they add and develop hard shoe steps and technique including Slip Jig & Hornpipe. Students may dance in this level for 1-2 years. Monday - 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm, Wednesday - 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm

Boys Class

Boys-only class for dancers Primary and Up. Focus is on boys reel and strength and technique for hard shoe skills.
Tuesday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm

August / Irish Fair
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Intermediate Dancers:

Intermediate I

For dancers successfully demonstrating all beginner level dances at a Novice level. At this level students are encouraged to attend a minimum of two classes a week. Students generally dance in this level for 1-3 years. Dancers are required to take the 30 minute Barre/Core class on Monday in addition to each solo class.
Monday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm, Tuesday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Barre/Core: Intermediate I

Pilates and core strengthening for Intermediate I dancers. Come after your class for strengthening and stretching exercises to benefit your dancing. This class is a required addition to Intermediate I solo
classes. Monday - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Intermediate II

Instruction for dancers successfully demonstrating all beginner level dances at a Novice level. At this level students are encouraged to attend a minimum of two classes a week. Students generally dance in this level for 1-3 years. Dancers are required to take a 30 minute Barre/Core class on Wednesday in addition to each solo class.
Tuesday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm, Wednesday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Barre/Core: Intermediate II

Structured warm-up for Intermediate II Wednesday night dancers. Come before your class to warm up and stretch so you can get the most out of your practice. This class is a required addition to Intermediate II solo classes. Wednesday - 6:30 pm to 7 pm

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Advanced Dancers:

Advanced Class

Class focuses on the four core dances preparing dancers to advance to championship level competition. At this level students will be training a minimum of two to three classes a week. Tuesday - 8 pm to 9:30 pm, Thursday - 5 pm to 6:30 pm

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PC/OC Dancers:

PC/OC Champ Set Class

Having mastered the essential elements of Irish dance technique, students will be expected to learn quickly. At this level students will be training a minimum of two to three classes a week. In the Fall, class is competition preparation exclusively focusing on three rounds for Championship dancing. Monday - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Wednesday - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

PC/OC Champ Class

Having mastered the essential elements of Irish dance technique, students will be expected to learn quickly. At this level students will be training a minimum of two to three classes a week. In the Fall, class is competition preparation exclusively focusing on three rounds for Championship dancing. Dancers are required to take a 30 minute Core class in addition to this solo class. Thursday - 8 pm to 9:30 pm

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Registration

Registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis. Our curriculum runs through the year and your registration lasts from September and ends the following August, unless a written 30-day notice of withdrawal is recieved by our office. Siblings of current students receive priority placement.

Year-Round Dance School

Class Sessions:

Fall Session: September - December

Winter Session: January - March

Spring Session: April - June

Summer Session: July - August