Class Schedule (Sept-June)
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - NOVICE/ADVANCED CLASS
7:40 - 8:40 p.m. - ADULT BEGINNER CLASS
1:05 - 1:50 p.m. - BEGINNER 1 (ages 4+)
2:00 - 3:20 p.m. - BEGINNER 2/3 (ages 8+)
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - NOVICE & ADVANCED
Summer Classes 2022
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. - BEGINNER 1 (ages 4+)
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - BEGINNER 2/3 (ages 8+)
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - NOVICE & ADVANCED
7:50 - 8:30 p.m. - ADULT HARD SHOE
Beginner 1 - perfect for beginners ages 4 + with little to no experience with Irish dancing
Beginner 2/3 - perfect for beginners ages 8+ who have some Irish dance experience or other dance experience. A program for dancers who have been training for over 1.5 years and have reached the level Advanced Beginner
Novice- A program for dancers who have been training for over 2 years and have reached the level of Novice in competition
Advanced - This program is for dancers in Prizewinner to Championship levels
Adult - For adults who have little to some dance knowledge. This class can accommodate a variety of experience levels and are taught both soft and hard shoe styles (ages 16+)
All beginners will start their training in soft shoes. They will learn beginner steps in the Reel, Light Jig, Single Jig, Slip Jig as well as the basics of Irish dance. As a dancer's skills increase, they will begin learning hard shoe if they wish. Length and frequency of classes depend on age and experience. Prospective dancers are welcome to join a trial class when scheduled with the instructor.
If you register for the entire season, a 10% discount will be applied.
Session 1: September - December
Session 2: January - March
Session 3: April - June
Summer Classes: Pay-as-you-go studio classes
Please contact us for the registration form and for more information regarding start dates, tuition, and trial classes.
What to wear
Students wear an Aroon Academy t-shirt, black or dark coloured shorts, and white poodle socks to class. Beginners will be expected to purchase soft shoes but can wear slip-on dance shoes at the beginning. Please tie long hair back away from face. Bring a water bottle and a smile!
You can purchase poodle socks from Aroon Academy. Used soft shoes and hard shoes may also be available.
Stores that sell soft and hard shoes:
Rutherford Shoes online