Ceili

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 40 Conc £20 Full £50

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 15:00 - 17:00 11 MAC 20/04/2020 13/07/2020 AW3880

What will the course cover?

The course covers the following dancing disciplines: ¿ Ceili dance (Irish and Scottish) ¿ Sequence dancing

Who is the course for?

We design the course for those who are aged 50+. It is open to all genders, and ethnic groups. The programme is suitable for people of a mixed ability range. We ask that those who participate acknowledge the nature of the course, are in good health and in a physical condition to partake in the activity.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

We ask that the participants have good communication skills and display a willingness to engage in the activity. Prior knowledge of dancing disciplines is beneficial but not a necessity.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

By the end of the course, the participants should be able to ¿ Perform a variety of steps and movements. ¿ Understand the style associated with Ceili dance. ¿ Display the ability to dance in both small and large groups. ¿ Recognize progressive Ceili dance routines. ¿ Feel a sense of self-satisfaction and achievement through dance.

How is the course organised?

The course is progressive, starting with basic steps and movements and progressing to spins and swings. The teacher demonstrates routines and encourages the participants to practice the movements. We plan each lesson, so by the end of the course the class members participate in a range of Ceili dances

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

No extra curriculum is set, however the participants are encouraged to read dance notes, watch Ceili dance videos and practice at their own discretion.

How will my progress be assessed?

The Teacher will spend time with each participant encouraging development and providing feedback. There is no formal assessment, grading, or performance

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Previous participants have gone on to enjoy other types of dance such as set dancing and Irish step dance. Presuming high demand, advanced Ceili dance classes will be available.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

There are no additional costs, particpants are advised to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Plently of Water is recommened. The Teacher supplies the Music and sound system.

What support is available?

The Teacher can provide dance sheets and share music CD’s.