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Contemporary Dance for Adults
Book : Tue 18 Jan '22 to Tue 08 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

These Contemporary Dance Classes are suitable for both beginners and those with experience in Contemporary Dance. The classes will help develop your creativity and technique through energetic and challenging phrases (sequences) and varied exercises. The aim of these classes is to provide an opportunity for participants to develop the skill and confidence to dance with ease.

Class Format

Class will begin with light stretching, or somatic exercises. You will then learn some contemporary exercises to warm up the body and will work on learning choreography. You will incorporate techniques learned throughout class. Class will round off with a warm down to finish.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

Beginner
Ballet dancer
Ballet for Improvers
Book : Wed 19 Jan '22 to Wed 09 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

The class will take the form or a traditional structured class consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises. This class promotes fitness, good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm.

Our Ballet for Improvers class is suitable for individuals who have recent ballet experience, or who may have learned ballet when they were younger and are looking to regain those skills.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

For Info on our Ballet for Beginners class click here.

intermediate
Ballet dancer
Ballet for Beginners
Book : Wed 19 Jan '22 to Wed 09 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

This class is an introduction to the world of ballet. As well as learning ballet positions and patterns, you will gain knowledge in the history of ballet and popular ballet styles. 

This class promotes fitness, good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

For Info on our Ballet for Improvers class click here.

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2 women and 1 man dancing in beach clothes
Over 50s Dance Classes
Thu 20 Jan '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

Dance Limerick's Over 50s Dance Classes are a fantastic way to maintain well being and keep active. Learn new moves and enjoy a social dance, the emphasis is on having fun!

As well as the social elements of dance, there are many positive health benefits like improving mental health, fitness and balance.

Each class features popular hit songs from past and present, inviting you to move your body and have fun while doing it.

No upper age limit - No experience necessary.

Class Dates & Time

Starting January 2022, dates TBC.

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Two young girls dancing together
Dance Clubs for Tots (2-4yrs) 10AM
Book : Sat 22 Jan '22 to Sat 12 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Aoife’s class will include elements from her own dance background in Irish dance as well as creative and modern dance styles all set to popular music. It is the perfect introduction to the magic of dance for your little one.

One parent or guardian is required to stay with the student in the studio throughout the class.

Teacher Aoife O'Brien: As well as teaching dance at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in UL, Aoife is an experienced Irish Dance, Zumba, Pilates and Pilates Kids instructor.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

Dates: Term begins Saturday 22nd January 2022, please note final term dates are TBC pending confirmation from the government of new Bank Holidays in Feb / Mar 2022.

Time: 10-10:45am
Fee: €70+ booking fee
Location: Dance Limerick studio, 1-2 John’s Square, Limerick, V94 RRH6

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DANCE CLUBS FOR TOTS (2-4YRS) 11AM
Book : Sat 22 Jan '22 to Sat 12 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun! Aoife’s class will include elements from her own dance background in Irish dance as well as creative and modern dance styles all set to popular music. It is the perfect introduction to the magic of dance for your little one.

One parent or guardian is required to stay with the student in the studio throughout the class.

Teacher Aoife O'Brien: As well as teaching dance at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in UL, Aoife is an experienced Irish Dance, Zumba, Pilates and Pilates Kids instructor.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

Dates: Term begins Saturday 22nd January 2022, please note final term dates are TBC pending confirmation from the government of new Bank Holidays in Feb / Mar 2022.

Time: 11-11:45am
Fee: €70+ booking fee
Location: Dance Limerick studio, 1-2 John’s Square, Limerick, V94 RRH6

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Children dancing in class
Dance Clubs for 5-8yrs
Book : Sat 22 Jan '22 to Sat 12 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

Modern and Irish dance styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength.

Teacher Aoife O'Brien: As well as teaching dance at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in UL, Aoife is an experienced Irish Dance, Zumba, Pilates and Pilates Kids instructor.

Dates: Term begins Saturday 22nd January 2022, please note final term dates are TBC pending confirmation from the government of new Bank Holidays in Feb / Mar 2022.
Time: 12:15-1pm
Location: Dance Limerick studio, 1-2 John’s Square, Limerick, V94 RRH6

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Dance Clubs for 9-14yrs
Book : Sat 22 Jan '22 to Sat 12 Mar '22

Please read and be familiar with Dance Limerick's Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines before booking a class or event, find them here.

This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Teacher Rachel Sheil shares techniques she has researched and learned to provide structured improvisations (contemporary) and a freestyle environment (urban styles). Every class is different, building skills consistently, but in different ways. Dancers develop skills around body-awareness and perception, along with awareness of space and people around them.

Through group improvisations, working in small groups and pairs, the class focuses on moving, expressing through movement and, of course, having fun! This class is suitable for boys and girls of any ability.

Email info@dancelimerick.ie if you would like to try a pre-recorded taster class.

Teacher: Rachel Sheil
Dates: Term begins Saturday 22nd January 2022, please note final term dates are TBC pending confirmation from the government of new Bank Holidays in Feb / Mar 2022.
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Fee: €70+ booking fee
Location: Dance Limerick studio, 1-2 John’s Square, Limerick

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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at
jenny@dancelimerick.ie