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Annual Folk Dance Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia


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Ronan will teach a beginners Sean-Nós Dance Class and an intermediate Sean-Nós Dance Class each day of the Festival.  He looks forward to performing on stage during the opening ceremony and also for the Sean-Nós Dance Party Event.  Ronan is excited to return to Russia for a third time to perform and pass on his love of Sean-Nós Dance. 

Saturday:-

Beginners Class -  Rónán will begin with his internationally celebrated Alphabet of Steps. The alphabet of steps is a step-by-step progression of the dance skills and techniques needed to become a sean-nós dancer.  As progress allows; Rónán will begin ‘Step Creation’, the art of creativity, self composition and improvization in sean-nós dance and in addition will teach a new step from the rich Irish tradition of sean-nós dancing.

Sunday:-

Beginners Class -  Rónán will continue teaching his Alphabet of Steps techniques.  As a beginning dancer you will engage and progress with each iteration of the Alphabet of Steps, You will build new techniques into your repetoire while continually practicing and developing what you’ve learnt.  As you perfect these skills you will then be guided through the exciting nuances of Step Creation.  In addition to the above Rónán will teach a new step from the rich Irish tradition of sean-nós dancing.

Monday:-

Beginners Class - Rónán will continue teaching his Alphabet of Steps techniques. As a beginning dancer you will engage and progress with each iteration of the Alphabet of Steps, You will build new techniques into your repetoir while continually practicing and developing what you’ve learnt. As you perfect these skills you will then be guided through the exciting nuances of Step Creation.  As progress allows; Rónán will further advance your ‘Step Creation’ techniques, the art of creativity, self composition and improvization in sean-nós dance and further teach new steps from the rich Irish tradition of sean-nós dancing.

Tuesday:-

Beginners Class -  Rónán will continue teaching his Alphabet of Steps techniques.  As a beginning dancer you will engage and progress with each iteration of the Alphabet of Steps, You will build new techniques into your repetoir while continually practicing and developing what you’ve learnt.  As you perfect these skills you will then be guided through the exciting nuances of Step Creation.  As progress allows; Rónán will further advance your ‘Step Creation’ techniques, the art of creativity, self composition and improvization in sean-nós dance and further teach new steps from the rich Irish tradition of sean-nós dancing.

Wednesday:-

Beginners Class -  For our final session Rónán will continue teaching his Alphabet of Steps techniques.  As a beginning dancer you will engage and progress with each iteration of the Alphabet of Steps, You will build new techniques into your repetoir while continually practicing and developing what you’ve learnt.  As you perfect these skills you will then be guided through the exciting nuances of Step Creation.  As progress allows; Rónán will further advance your ‘Step Creation’ techniques, the art of creativity, self composition and improvization in sean-nós dance and further teach new steps from the rich Irish tradition of sean-nós dancing.