Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Myriad Music School & Dance Academy. Here are a few fun facts about Irish Dance. Enjoy!


Irish dance or Irish dancing is traditional Gaelic or Celtic dance forms that originated in Ireland. It can be performed as a solo or in groups of up to twenty or more trained dancers. In Ireland, Irish dance is part of social dancing or may be for formal performances and competitions.

It is performed traditionally with intricate foot work and is most known for the dancers performing with a stiff upper body. Unlike other dance forms, Irish dancers do not move their arms or hands so that footwork is accented.