About Our Goals

goals-mainOur primary goal is to provide a safe and friendly atmosphere that nurtures dancers as they learn. Students gain self-confidence as they master new steps; they also develop poise and self-discipline. As classes progress, dancers are encouraged to improve their skills; they are challenged to perform to the best of their ability. Caring and well-respected teachers at Cashel Academy recognize that each dancer is unique; students are encouraged to develop their individual talents and abilities in a supportive and respectful environment.

All dancers are welcome to participate in our many public performances, through which they can gain the confidence and recognition that come from dancing before an appreciative audience. However, no one is required to perform. Your daughter or son can always just dance for fun!

At Cashel Academy, competition can be an exciting and enjoyable part of the Irish dance experience. For those dancers who choose to compete, teachers strive to promote teamwork, support, and a healthy competitive spirit. Dancers are given the opportunity to compete at the local, regional, national, and world competition levels as individuals as well as on ceili teams, which are eight person teams that have made their mark at all levels including first place victories in 2010 and 2012 at the Glasgow, Scotland World Championships of Irish Dance!