irish dance



WATER. We dance non-stop the entire class.  Please ensure you have plenty of water :)  No sport drinks or glass bottles.

DANCE SHOES.  Beginner dancers need "Soft Shoes" for class.  Advanced dancers need soft shoes and hard shoes.  See the links below to order your soft shoes :)

WHITE SOCKS. "Poodle Socks" (info below) are the traditional Irish Dance Socks that our ladies wear at class. Men can wear white sport socks to class.  Link for poodle socks are below.  At competitions and performances, Ladies wear opaque black tights, and men wear black dress socks.

FITNESS TOPS & BOTTOMS. We need to be able to see the dancer's knees & posture.  Dancers are encouraged to wear their Burke Connolly T-shirt & black shorts or fitted leggings to class. 
HAIR should be tied back and away from the face.        


Also check out: What's in My Irish Dance Bag? A Guide for New Irish Dancers!