Roberts Academy of Irish Dancing


Benefits of Irish Dancing

There is more to Irish dancing that just steps and pretty costumes! As a form of excercise, Irish dancing can:

  • Increase stamina and fitness
  • Improve balance and co-ordination
  • Improve & promote flexibility
  • Increase muscle strength & tone
  • Teach the importance of warm up and stretching before excercise

In addition to the physical benefits, there are skills learnt within Irish dancing that can benefit you or your child throughout life:

  • Increased confidence and self-worth
  • Teaches children to be good sports
  • Teaches children to respect themselves and others
  • Develops a healthy competitive spirit and encourages children to be the best they can be
  • Teaches team work and team spirit
  • Teaches children the importance of dedication & perseverance
  • Improves listening skills and following directions
  • Improves memory (remembering steps)

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