2022-2023 Season

Name
Days
Location
Youth Foundations
This class is part of our new Foundations level for Kids; classes perfect for those who would like to make a low, 1 time a week commitment, and perform in only the Christmas show, parade and Hooley.

Dancers are required to have 1 or 2 years of experience and demonstrate all Beg. I movements & steps with proficiency

This level focuses on the following goals:
- Improve the foundational technique, skills, posture, rhythm, and timing learned in Beginner I, etc
- Continuous focus on Grades 1 & 2 - Easy Reel, Light Jig, Slip Jig, and Hop Jig
- Learn group dances at a slower pace across the full term.
- Learn fun, traditional ceilis and social dances

Irish soft shoes required, hard shoes at teachers discretion.
Monday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Chester
Absolute Beginner ADULT Session 1
4 week Absolute Beginner Class focusing on the basic steps of the Beginner Reel. No experience required.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Chester
Teen/ADULT Foundations (age 16+)
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chester
Absolute Beginner ADULT Session 2
4 week Absolute Beginner Class focusing on the basic steps of the Beginner Jig. No experience required.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Chester
Absolute Beginner ADULT Session 3
4 week Absolute Beginner Class focusing on the basic steps of the Beginner Reel. No experience required.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Chester
Teen/ADULT Beginner Hard Shoe (age 16+)
Monday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Chester
ADULT Foundations
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Chester
ADULT Beginner Hard Shoe
Tuesday
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Chester
Beginner 1
This introductory level is for dancers who have never taken an Irish Dance class or are reviewing and improving foundational technique and movements from pre-beginner. Dancers are required to wear socks, ballet slippers, or Irish Soft Shoes. This level focuses on the following core requirements:

- Foundational technique, skills, and posture
- Musical awareness and timing
- Beginner solo movements and steps

Movements taught each session:

1, 2,3s
Sevens
Hop 1,2,3s
Pointing
Turnout and foot positions fundamental to Irish Dance

This class will focus on Grade 1 - Easy Reel and Light Jig. Dancers who master this grade will be recommended to move to Beginner 2 class at the point of mastery.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Chester
Beginner 2
Have 1 or 2 years of experience and demonstrate all Beg. I movements & steps with proficiency

If a dancer has not been dancing for a full year, but is able to demonstrate all Beginner I movements & steps with proficiency, the dancer may receive approval to register in the Beginner 2 level

This level focuses on the following goals:
- Improve the foundational technique, skills, posture, rhythm, and timing learned in Beginner I
- Learn additional soft shoe movements and steps to expand dancer’s knowledge and repertoire
- learn and assessments for Grades 1 & 2

Irish soft shoes required
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Chester
Intermediate/Advanced Soft Shoe
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Chester
Primary Soft Shoe
Performance track for primary level dancers working on primary reel and primary slip jig.
- Improve on the foundational technique, skills, posture, rhythm, and timing
- Learn additional soft shoe movements and steps to expand dancer’s knowledge and repertoire
- Traditional and contemporary choreography will be developed for year round productions.
- Master Grades 3 & 4 for assessment

Must be enrolled in Primary Troupe and Beginner2/Primary Hard Shoe.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Chester
Beginner 2 Troupe
Open to dancers age 5 and up who has completed at least 1 year of class at Club Rince and achieved Grade 1 (Beginner Reel and Light Jig) or Teacher Recommendation.

Learn Ceilis and Choreography to perform in the community for shows and demonstrations. Learn additional choreography for Christmas, St Patrick's Day, and Hooley.

Must be enrolled in Beginner 2 class. Commitment must be made to join the Troupe. Dancers must be in attendance each week for choreography. Dancers who miss an excess number of classes won't be permitted to perform. Dancers must perform in Christmas show, Morris Co Parade, and Hooley.

Additional Wardrobe fee of $100 to cover use and alterations of Club Rince Troupe Wardrobe for 2022/2023 season.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Chester
Beginner 2/Primary Hard Shoe
Introduction to hard shoe for Beginner 2 and primary level dancers working on basic heavy Jig, St. Patrick's day and traditional hornpipe

goals include:
- Improve on the foundational technique, skills, posture, rhythm, and timing
- Introduce hard shoe technique, skills, movements, and steps
- Master Grades 3, 4, & 5 for assessment

Must be enrolled in Beginner 2 or Primary Soft shoe.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Chester
Int/Adv Troupe
must be enrolled in Int/Adv soft shoe and Int/Adv Hard Shoe to participate.

Learn Ceilis and Choreography to perform in the community for shows and demonstrations. Learn additional choreography for Christmas, St Patrick's Day, and Hooley.

Commitment must be made to join the Troupe. Dancers must be in attendance each week for choreography. Dancers who miss an excess number of classes won't be permitted to perform. Dancers participation in Christmas show, St Patrick's day parade, and Hooley is mandatory.

Additional Wardrobe fee of $100 to cover use and alterations of Club Rince Troupe Wardrobe for 2022/2023 season.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Chester
Primary Troupe
must be enrolled in Primary soft shoe and Beginner 2/Primary Hard Shoe to participate.

Learn Ceilis and Choreography to perform in the community for shows and demonstrations. Learn additional choreography for Christmas, St Patrick's Day, and Hooley.

Commitment must be made to join the Troupe. Dancers must be in attendance each week for choreography. Dancers who miss an excess number of classes won't be permitted to perform. Dancers participation in Christmas show, St Patrick's day parade, and Hooley is mandatory.

Additional Wardrobe fee of $100 to cover use and alterations of Club Rince Troupe Wardrobe for 2022/2023 season.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Chester
Intermediate/Advanced Hard Shoe
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Chester
ADULT Progressive
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Chester
Special Needs Irish Dance - Ages 5 and up
A brand new program this year invites special needs children to participate in our Irish Dance classes. All dancers will have the opportunity to be part of a year round dance program with performance opportunities in our shows, parades and community exhibitions.

A judgment free, stare free, safe space for children and families of children with Autism, significant developmental & speech delays, and sensory processing disorder. This class is ideal for children that require additional processing time with plenty of repetition and familiar structure each class. Parents/caregivers are required to be present and participate with their child allowing them to learn at their own pace with a familiar face.

Class run time is 45 mins with time allotted at the start and end of each class for dancers to arrive and leave without being rushed. Music volume is kept at a minimal level with sensory devices such as swings, slides, trampoline, and crash pads available for children to use to help self-regulate if needed. Easy to follow movements and steps grounded in Irish Dance and set to traditional Irish and popular music are taught using a combination of visual & verbal prompts and cues.

Dancers from our youth and adult programs will from time to time be present as peer models to allow for an inclusive environment. A limited number of spaces will be available for each class.

After registration, please expect an email and phone call from the directors and instructors to learn more about your dancer and how best they will be supported in this program.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Chester
Special Needs Irish Dance - Young Adults
A brand new program this year invites special needs young adults to participate in our Irish Dance classes. All dancers will have the opportunity to be part of a year round dance program with performance opportunities in our shows, parades and community exhibitions.

A judgment free, stare free, safe space for people with Autism, significant developmental & speech delays, and sensory processing disorder. This class is ideal for young adults that require additional processing time with plenty of repetition and familiar structure each class. Parents/caregivers are required to be present and participate with their dancer allowing them to learn at their own pace with a familiar face.

Class run time is 45 mins with time allotted at the start and end of each class for dancers to arrive and leave without being rushed. Music volume is kept at a minimal level. Easy to follow movements and steps grounded in Irish Dance and set to traditional Irish and popular music are taught using a combination of visual & verbal prompts and cues.

Dancers from our youth and adult programs will from time to time be present as peer models to allow for an inclusive environment. A limited number of spaces will be available for each class.

After registration, please expect an email and phone call from the directors and instructors to learn more about your dancer and how best they will be supported in this program.
Friday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Chester
Tiny Tots - Ages 2-3
A fun and interactive class introducing the tiniest feet to Irish steps and music. Props, instruments, and videos will give your little dancer an immersive experience of the rich history of Irish music and Dance. Parent involvement welcome.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Chester
Pre-Beginner - Ages 3-5
For young, preschool aged dancers
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Chester
Beginner 1
This introductory level is for dancers who have never taken an Irish Dance class or are reviewing and improving foundational technique and movements from pre-beginner. Dancers are required to wear socks, ballet slippers, or Irish Soft Shoes. This level focuses on the following core requirements:

- Foundational technique, skills, and posture
- Musical awareness and timing
- Beginner solo movements and steps

Movements taught each session:

1, 2,3s
Sevens
Hop 1,2,3s
Pointing
Turnout and foot positions fundamental to Irish Dance

This class will focus on Grade 1 - Easy Reel and Light Jig. Dancers who master this grade will be recommended to move to Beginner 2 class at the point of mastery.
Saturday
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Chester


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