Bonus Workshops

MONDAY

Keep it Crossed new!
Mind the Gap new!
Fancy Footwork (Prelim/Champ only)
Toe Work (U13 and above ONLY)
Make it SNAPPY!
Trouble with Trebles
Stage Presence
Arches
Strictly Stamina
"So you plan to be a TCRG?"
Ceili
Traditional Sets (St. Patrick's Day)
Grade Exam Prep (1-3 only)

TUESDAY

ID Make-up Tips new!
Music Bingo new!
Create A Show (age restrictions)
Fancy Footwork (Beg. thru Pz only)
Fix those Clicks!
Posture & Arms
Lift in Lifts
Strengthening & Flexibility
Take care of those feet!
Irish Sports (must have sneakers)
Traditional Sets (Garden of Daisies)
Grade Exam Prep (4-6 only) new!

WEDNESDAY

Mind the Gap new!
Keep it Crossed new!
Arches
Make it SNAPPY!
Dancers Diet & Nutrition
Fancy Footwork (Prelim/Champ only)
Rhythm & Timing (Beg. thru Pz only)
Posture & Arms
Strengthening & Flexibility
Take care of those feet!
Traditional Sets (The Blackbird)
Grade Exam Prep (6-9 only) new!
THURSDAY

ID Make-up Tips new!
Keep it Crossed new!
Create A Show (age restrictions)
Drills
Showsteps (Beg. thru Pz only)
Showsteps (Prelim/Champ only)
Stage Presence
Treble Reel
Irish Language
Shows Behind the Scenes
Ceili
Traditional Sets (Job of Journeywork)

Arches
Learn exercises to strengthen the foot muscles and tendons, to acquire a perfect arch for soft shoe.

Ceili
A fun class for all levels!  Camp staff instruct some of the 30 Ceilis that are in the official, "Ar Rince Foirne Book" designed by the Comisiun le Rinci Gaelacha in Dublin, Ireland.  This class is perfect if you just want to learn or plan to sit for your TCRG! All levels. For those planning to take levels 5-12 of Grade Examinations, this class will be a quick review to prepare.  


Create A Show (ages 14 and up, Prelim & Champ levels only. BOTH Bonuses mandatory)
We are excited to bring a new concept to CRC. Our Instructors will choreograph a new dance piece and set to unique music. The level of performance will be comparable to show choreography. This production will debut on Thursday during showcase and the Instructors chosen for that session will participate along with the students. We will also debut the show again on Friday for public. Black tights, black skirt and black tank top required for girls. Black socks, black pants and black t-shirt required for boys.

Dancers Diet & Nutrition
A new class this year! We are excited to have a dietician/nutritionist speak to our dancers about the importance of taking care of their body. Learn proper foods to eat for energy and increases athletes' performance. Also, learn the importance of water for the body.

Drills
For the dancer who can't get enough!  In this class, Instructors provide repetitive movements to work on agility, endurance and stamina. 

Fancy Footwork
Got moves?  Here we choose a couple of trendy movements and break them down for the hour.  This class is divided into different levels.

Fix those Clicks!
Instructors will use techniques and exercises to get those clicks just right so that they are heard every time.


Grade Exam Prep
This year we will not be offering Grade Exam Prep during regular class time. If you are interested in having a class to prepare you for your Grades, we recommend signing up for this.

ID Make-up Tips
Learn from the pros! Our Female Instructors will do a make-up tutorial both for competition and stage. Receive tips and advice about a make-up base to highlighting and colors.

Irish Language
An introductory class for those interested in learning Ireland's National language.  Learn how to count, say hello, goodbye, ask questions, etc!

Irish Sports
Expand your Irish Culture and learn the popular sports of Ireland such as Gaelic Football or Hurling.

Keep it Crossed
Tips, exercises and advice on crossing and turnout.

Lift in Lifts
Having problems getting the height or execution you need for your lifts? Also called Overs.

Make it SNAPPY!
Is your dancing lacking energy? Great pull-ups, sharpness and long extensions are what makes a beautiful and strong dancer.

Mind the Gap
This is a hard technique to master. It may sound easy, but keeping one knee in front of the other knee at all times is very difficult.

Music Bingo
Having problems recognizing the different tunes? Think you know all the sets? Take a break from the dancing and have some fun playing Music Bingo with our staff!

Posture & Arms
Having problems with your carriage? Instructors will devote the whole hour giving tips and exercises that can help you to straighten your back and keep those arms tucked in!

Rhythm & Timing
Do you listen to Irish dance music outside of practice time? Well, you should. Learn more tips and rhythmic combinations to help with timing.

Shows Behind the Scenes
Ever wanted to know what it's like to be in a World Touring Dance Show? Hear stories and backstage gossip straight from the Professionals. Lecture, no dancing involved.

Show Steps
Ever wanted to learn 'Reel around the Sun', 'Distant Thunder' or the opening of LOTD?  This class does just that.  Taught by our Dance Instructors, you will be able to perform the show's steps TO MUSIC!! This class is broken down by level.

So you plan to be a TCRG?
Test your knowledge on Set Piece Music and all 30 Ceili dances. Great preparation for future TCRG's!

Stage Presence
One of our more popular classes!  Did you realize that walking on and off the stage are just as important as your dancing? What and when is the correct way to bow?  How should you smile?  Should you look at the judge or not?  This class works on stage presence and most importantly, stage etiquette.

Strengthening & Flexibility
By using leg weights and thera-bands, our Yoga Instructor will use strengthening exercises and drills to work the body to encourage strength and flexibility and reduce injuries.

Strictly Stamina
Bring your sneakers to this class as we will take it outdoors!

Take care of those Feet!
New this year, our 'in house' Nurse will provide tips for the dancers on taking care and preventing blisters, injuries, in grown toe nails and many more. Our Nurse will demonstrate how to properly wrap a foot and will also introduce the current over counter remedies for common dancing foot aliments. This is an important class if you have such injuries!

Toe Work
Need work going up on your toes? This class incorporates stretches and exercises to aid the muscles when going up on your toes in hardshoe. We will also combine core strengthening to work on the back muscles and abs so that you stop body stops wobbling and your foot is supported.

Time for Turnout
By using exercises, techniques and dance props, we will help enhance your turnout!


Traditional Sets
An instructional class, for all levels, who wish to learn the four traditional Set Pieces. For those planning to take levels 4-12 of Grade Examinations, this class will be a quick review to prepare.

Treble Reel
A fun Thursday class! Staff members work together with campers to choreograph fun (and sometimes silly) treble reel steps.


Trouble with Trebles
Not getting the right sound out of your trebles? Our Instructor will take the entire hour to breakdown the rhythm and give the dancer a better understanding of the different treble sounds in ID.