Types of Classes

Solo Irish Dance
The most exciting form of Irish dance: Precision footwork and fast legwork!

Ceili Team Dancing
Traditional pattern dancing

Dance Drama
A story told through Irish dance incorporating softshoe and hardshoe


someone who has never taken Irish dance before

Advanced Beginner
someone who has taken a year or two of Irish dance

Intermediate / Novice
someone who can do 2 or 3 dances in softshoe and hardshoe

Advanced / Prizewinner
someone who can do 5 or 6 dances, including hardshoe, at a high standard

Preliminary Championship
someone who can do advanced softshoe and slow-speed hardshoe dances

Open Championship
someone who has won all the other levels and can perform difficult dances to a high standard of perfection