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Building Confidence #1—The Way You Think Matters

July 28, 2014 by Ariel Bennett

The first step to improving your self-confidence is understanding that the way you think—about yourself, about your dancing, and about competition—affects how you perform.

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Why A Support System Is So Important For Irish Dancers

July 24, 2014 by Julia Russell

In honor of my ridiculously large and unfailingly present support system, here are the times that I think are most important for all Irish dancers to have their own support systems.

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The Strangest Places I’ve Been Asked To Irish Dance

July 23, 2014 by Ally Giannini

What is it about Irish Dancing that people think it can be performed anywhere at any time?


The Costs Of Irish Dancing

July 21, 2014 by Nina O'Hara Stojanovic

Consider letting the proprietor of the venue know what it really takes to make an Irish dance performance happen if you’re ever asked to ‘do a little jig and get some exposure, but no fee’.


Buyer’s Guide To Irish Dance Dresses

July 16, 2014 by Cara Sutherland

Here are three some tips to getting you into the Irish dance dress of your dreams!


Smart Turnout: Part 2 – Avoiding Compensations

July 15, 2014 by Claire Plummer

We’re going to talk about things that can potentially limit your turnout, and a few simple ways to address it.

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Ceili Dancing Tips

July 10, 2014 by Ally Giannini

Ceili, or team dancing, has been a huge part of my Irish Dance career. Here are three important tips for Ceili dancing.

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Breakfast For An Irish Dance Champion

July 3, 2014 by Nina O'Hara Stojanovic

How to prepare yourself a simple and healthy breakfast that will keep you pumped up for the long day at the competition.


What Do Irish Dance Judges Look For? #20—Attack

June 30, 2014 by Ariel Bennett

Have you ever gotten the comment “more attack” from a judge at a feis?

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