Dance little Moaters!

3rd figure little Christmases

Irish Dance Wiki updated

The Irish Dance Wiki has been upgraded with the latest MediaWiki (think Wikipedia) software and and number of anti-spam controls. It’s open to anonymous editing again and you don’t need a login to edit pages. You will have to answer a Irish dance-related question if you want to edit a page without logging in first.  … Continue reading “Irish Dance Wiki updated”

Irish Dance Teaching

Susan & Michael regularly teach céilí and set dancing wherever they are able. If you have an event where you would like them to call a céilí or teach a workshop for you, please use the contact form to get in touch with them. See the running calendar for current dance events in the D/FW … Continue reading “Irish Dance Teaching”

For the Irish dancer that’s awake

Margarita with a Christmas train

For the beer drinking Irish dancer

What needs to stay awake

Set dance classes at Trinity Hall Sep/Oct

Another round of Trinity Hall classes are coming up in September. Here’s the plan. Where: Trinity Hall When: 7-9:30pm Sep 3rd, 17th Oct 1st, 15th Nov 5th (delayed one week!) What: We’ll start off with basics/review at 7 for the common steps/movements used in the more popular set dances (advance and retire, sevens, basic battering … Continue reading “Set dance classes at Trinity Hall Sep/Oct”

Set dance classes at Trinity Hall for the summer

It’s official, we’ll be having a bi-weekly set class series through June and July (starting actually at the end of May). Here’s the plan. Where: Trinity Hall When: 7-9:30pm-ish May 28th June 11th June 25th July 9th July 23rd What: We’ll start off with basics/review at 7 for the common steps/movements used in the more … Continue reading “Set dance classes at Trinity Hall for the summer”

Set dance class at Trinity Hall May 7

I know this is short notice but we’re going to have a trial class at Trinity Hall on the evening of May 7.  If the experiment works, we’ll have regular (weekly I hope) classes there. Here’s the plan. Place: Trinity Hall When: 7-10pm What: We’ll start off with basics/review at 7 for the common steps/movements … Continue reading “Set dance class at Trinity Hall May 7”

Irish Dance Faq

Do I need a partner? Nope.  You can just bring yourself or bring friends if you wish.  When dances involve partners, as in ceili figures and sets, we tend to pair more experienced dancers with newcomers. How old/young do I need to be to dance? Anyone who can stand up straight, walk without wobbling (much), and … Continue reading “Irish Dance Faq”

Irish Dance Links

Here are a few links and contacts related to Irish Dancing and dance supplies. This list is short and sweet; there are many more resources available, but these are ones with which we have had positive experiences. Online dance references DanceMinder is a new source of dance notes for set, ceili, two-hand, contra and other … Continue reading “Irish Dance Links”