Classes

See class levels and descriptions below.


Baby Jig (2 year olds)

This is an introductory class for our Jump’n Jig program. Students need to have turned two and parents/guardians are welcome to assist the children in the class.

Wednesdays 4:00-4:30pm @ DanceXpress

Thursdays 9:45-10:15am @ Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Dancers at this level do not compete.

No Irish dance experience necessary. 

Classes will meet once a week for 30 minutes. The spring session will run for 8 weeks starting April 1st & 2nd. Cost: $152

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Little Leapers/Tiny Jig (3 year olds)

This is the second level of the program and is designed for children starting school in 2021. The students work independently with a teacher, and parents remain in the waiting area during classes.  At times, children from our Baby Jig class are invited to join this class if they have the skills and maturity to do so.

The focus of this class will be the beginning fundamentals of Irish dance.

We will have loads of fun as we focus on:

  • Foot positions
  • Irish dance specific exercise
  • Counting Irish music while using tools to learn the rhythm
  • And, a little leaping!

We will also work on balance and coordination, right foot versus left foot, and the traditional Irish jig!

Wednesdays 4:15-4:45pm @ DanceXpress

Thursdays 9:15-9:45am @ Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Dancers at this level do not compete.

No Irish dance experience necessary. 

Classes will meet once a week for 30 minutes. This class runs in 10 week sessions. Cost: $190 

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Mini Jig (4 year olds)

This is the third level of the program and is designed for the children starting school in 2020. The students work independently with a teacher, and parents remain in the waiting area during classes. At times, children from our Tiny Jig class are invited to join this class if they have the skills and maturity to do so.

Wednesdays 4:45-5:15pm @ DanceXpress

Dancers at this level do not compete.

No Irish dance experience necessary. 

Classes will meet once a week for 30 minutes.

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Beginners (Ages 5-10)

This is an introductory class for dancers ages 5 to 10 years old. Dancers in this level are either first-time students who meet the age requirement or have completed our Jump’n Jig program.

The focus of the class will be:

  • The basic fundamentals of Irish dance
  • Foot positioning
  • Irish dance-specific exercises
  • Traditional Irish Jig
  • Traditional reel

Dancers at this level will be ready to perform by St. Patrick’s Day and compete if they wish by the spring.

No Irish dance experience necessary.

Classes will meet once a week for 45 minutes. Cost per class is $20.

Wednesdays 12:45-1:30pm @ Metropolis

OR

Wednesdays 4:45-5:30pm @ DanceXpress

Fall 2019 Classes will start Wednesday, September 4th

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If your dancer already has Irish dance experience, please contact us directly at info@hoganirishdancers.com to talk about class placement.