Recreational Program

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All Woodgate-Shamrock recreational classes are divided not only by level but age.  We begin taking dancers at age 3.  Woodgate Shamrock recreational program is designed to teach the basics of Irish Dance and a love of Irish music.   Dancers are asked to dress in comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. ie. T-shirt, shorts,  white sport socks are to be worn and hair needs to be tied back off the face. 

Each recreational class performs in our year end recital to show off the skills they have developed throughout the year.


Introduction to Irish Dance

This class is divided by age 3-5 6-8 8-10.  Dancers will learn the basic technique and Woodgate Shamrock designed steps with dancers at the same level.  Into to Irish starts in soft shoe and is a 45min class each week.  Class sizes are small limited to 10 dancers a class. 

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Beginner 2

This class is for recreational dancers who have completed Intro to Irish.  In Beginner 2 we add Hard shoe to the program extending the class time by 45 minutes.  Dancers will learn traditional and modern rhythm’s that coincides with Irish music while enhancing and perfecting the soft shoe. Limited to 10 dancers a class.

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Advanced Recreational Class

This class was designed for dancers who have completed Beginner 2 and want to continue in the recreational program.  Dancers focus and continue to develop there soft and hard shoe technique and steps.

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Competitive Program

Dancers are welcome to join the competitive program after completing Beginner 2. This program prepares dancers to compete at local competition (feis) throughout the year. 

For more information on our competitive program please call 905 335 9994