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Dance classes

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CLASSES FOR CHILDREN

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

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CLASSES FOR CHILDREN 

Irish dancing for children (ages 6 – 12) - KDK1

The main focus is on contemporary solo Irish dance so called Irish step dancing in its non-competitive and competitive form for boys and girls. During the course children will acquire basic step combinations which will be gradually built into complete solo dances in soft and heavy shoes. They will be also introduced to the social form of Irish dancing - ceilí dancing and traditional solo style sean nós dancing. Emphasis is placed on correct posture, natural movement, perception of music and recognition of basic rhythms and dynamics.If you are interested, you can also walk twice a week. The second lesson consolidates and deepens the acquired knowledge and works on dance techniques. Attendance twice a week is available (combination of KDK1+KDK3) and recommended. 

Level: complete beginners, beginners 
Day | Time: Tuesday | 15:45 - 16:45
First lesson:  26.2.2019
Location: KD Kyje, Šimanovská 47, Prague 9
Fee per term:  2040 CZK (Tue) /3040 CZK (Tue+Wed)
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 19.2.

Irish dancing for children (ages 9 – 15) - KDK2 

The focus in this class is mainly on the popular solo form of Irish dance - the so-called Irish Step dancing in beginners and primary level. Children work with dances in beginners and primary level, improving basic combinations and work on technique in both levels. Children also learn original choreographies and repertoire, which they have a chance to display at various occasions.  In addition, there are emphasis on to natural movement and proper posture, correct technique, strengthening and stretching of the whole body. Last but not least, children are lead to develop their individual stage presence. Attendance twice a week is available (combination of KDK2+KDK3) and recommended. 

Level: primary
Day | Time: Tuesday | 16:45 - 17:45
First lesson: 26.2.2019 
Location: KD Kyje, Šimanovská 47, Prague 9
Fee per term: 2040 CZK (Tue) /3040 CZK (Tue+Wed)
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 19.2. 

Irish dance for children (6 – 15 let) - KDK3

This class is offering extra practice space for those who already attending our Tuesday classes for children (KDK1 and KDK2) and wish to attend classes twice a week. Children working with already learnt material and are led to better dance performance as well as correct posture during Irish dancing. 

Level: beginners, primary
Day | Time: Wednesday | 16:00 - 17:00
First lesson: 6.2.2019
Location: KD Kyje, Šimanovská 47, Prague 9
Fee per term: 3040 CZK (Tue+Wed) 
Term: February - May 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Pleaese note that there are no lessons on the following days: 20.2., 27.2., 27.3., 24.4., 1.5., 8.5., 22.5.  

CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Irish step dancing -  soft shoes for complete beginners

This course is designed to everyone who wishes to learn basics of Irish dancing, particularly its solo form in soft shoes. This class leads  participants through the basic steps to the complete dance in different rhythms. In occasions easy ceilí dances and 2-hand dances will be introduced. In addition emphasis in classes are on natural movement and correct posture, proper technique execution, strengthening and stretching of the whole body.

Level: complete beginners, beginners
Day | Time: Tuesday | 18:00 - 19:00
First lesson: 5.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2850 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Karel Fous 
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 19.2. 

Irish step dancing - heavy shoes for complete beginners NEW COURSE FROM FEB 2019

This class introduce the Irish step dance in heavy shoes (tap) in the beginner level, it will lead participants through the basic steps to the complete dance in three dance rhythms - jig, reel, hornpipe. In addition emphasis in classes are on natural movement and correct posture, proper technique execution. 

Level: complete beginners
Day | Time: Tuesday | 17:00 - 18:00
First lesson: 5.2.2018
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2850 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Karel Fous
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 19.2. 

Irish step dancing - heavy shoes for complete beginners

This class continue working on Irish step dance in heavy shoes (tap) in the beginner level, it will lead participants through the basic steps to the complete dance in three dance rhythms - jig, reel, hornpipe. In addition emphasis in classes are on natural movement and correct posture, proper technique execution.

Level: beginners
Day | Time: Wednesday | 18:00 - 19:00
First lesson: 6.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2400 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová 
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 20.2., 1.5., 8.5., 29.5.

Irish step dancing - soft shoes - B/P 

This class offers the popular solo form of Irish dance - Irish step dancing in soft shoes in beginner and primary level. Dances in both levels are taught, basic and slightly advanced footwork elements and combinations  are practised. In addition to natural movement and proper posture, emphasis is placed on the correct technical design, strengthening and stretching of the whole body. Competitors are interested in dance competitions are led towards their goals.

Level: beginner, primary
Day | Time: Wednesday | 19:00 - 20:00
First lesson: 6.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2400 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 20.2., 1.5., 8.5., 29.5. 

Irish step dancing - heavy shoes - B/P

This class is perfect for dancers in beginner and primary level. It offers work on basic combinations in various rhythms (jig, hornpipe, reel) and also work on dance technique, natural movement, correct posture. Dancers eventually work with complete solo dances in each level and in addition selected traditional set dances are introduced. Competitors are interested in dance competitions are led towards their goals.

Level: beginner, primary
Day | Time: Wednesday | 20:00 - 21:00
First lesson: 6.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 2
Fee per term: 2400 CZK 
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 20.2., 1.5., 8.5., 29.5. 

Irish step dancing – heavy shoe - I 

This class is ideal for dancers in intermediate level.  course focuses on the Irish step at an intermediate level. In lessons dancers work with full dances in heavy jig and hornpipe rhythm in this level and selected traditional set dances, dance technique, natural execution of movement as well as correct posture. Competitors are interested in dance competitions are led towards their goals.

Level: intermediate
Day | Time: Monday 20:00 - 21:00
First lesson: 4.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2700 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 18.2., 22.4. 

Irish step dancing – soft shoes - I/O 

In this class dancer work on solo dances in soft shoes in intermediate and open level. Dance elements and step combinations which are foundation for dances in these levels are explained and practised, dancers are led to natural movement execution and correct posture as well as dance technique. Addition to this class are also team dances such as 2 and 3 hand reels. Competitors are interested in dance competitions are led towards their goals. 

Level: intermediate, open
Day | Time: Monday 19:00 - 20:00
First lesson: 4.2.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2700 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 18.2., 22.4.  

Irish step dancing – heavy shoe - O 

This class is made for dancers in open level in heavy shoes. Dancers works with a selection of open solo dances in heavy shoes, including modern and traditional set dances, and special attention is to elements and step combinations characteristic for this level. In addition to natural movement and proper posture encouraged as well as correct technique, strengthening and stretching of the whole body. Competitors are prepared for Irish dancing competitions.

Level: open
Day | Time: Monday 18:00 - 19:00
First lesson: 10.9.2019
Location: ZŠ Brána Jazyků, Uhelný trh, Prague 1
Fee per term: 2700 CZK
Term: February - June 2019
Tutor: Tereza Bernardová
Note: Please note, that there are no lessons on these dates: 18.2., 22.4. 

News

01. 09. 2018
Summer inSpiral 2018
16. 08. 2018
some info regarding Irish dance classes this Autumn

Calendar

21. - 21. 02. 2019
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06. - 07. 04. 2019
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03. - 03. 05. 2019
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