CLASS TIMETABLES 2023/2024

The following information is for the 2023/2024 dance year. Our dance year is a full 12 months with dance classes run at their regularly scheduled time September–June and at adjusted times July-August.

Children's & Competitive, 2023-2024

 

Class September–June schedule July–August schedule Coaches Studio
Tots Saturdays, 9–9:30am N/A Becky, Emma, Quinn Studio 1
Beginner Mondays, 5:15–6pm Mondays, 5:15–6pm Becky, Ceilidh Studio 1
Saturdays, 9:30–10:15am N/A Becky, Emma, Quinn Studio 1
Advanced Beginner Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30pm Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30pm Charlotte, Emma, Laura, Quinn Studio 1
Saturdays, 10:15–11:15am N/A Becky, Emma, Quinn Studio 1
Sundays, 11:15am–12:15pm N/A Haley, Quinn Studio 1
Mondays, 5:15–6pm N/A Becky, Ceilidh Studio 1
Intermediate Wednesdays, 6:30–7:30pm Wednesdays, 6:30–7:30pm Charlotte, Emma, Laura, Quinn Studio 1
Saturdays, 11:15am–12:15pm N/A Blaire, Becky, Emma, Quinn Studio 1
Thursdays, 6:30–7:30pm Thursdays, 6:30–7:30pm Abby D, Quinn Studio 2
Advanced Mondays, 6–7:30pm Mondays, 6–7:30pm Becky, Blaire, Connor Studio 1
Wednesdays, 6–7:30pm Wednesdays, 6–7:30pm Blaire, Brooke Studio 2
Thursdays, 6–7:30pm Thursdays, 6–7:30pm Aislin, Brooke, Laura, Stephanie Studio 1
Saturdays, 3:15–4:45pm N/A Abby B, Laura Studio 1
Championship Mondays, 7:30–9:30pm Mondays, 7:30–9:30pm Becky, Connor Studio 1
Thursdays, 7:30–9:30pm Thursdays, 7:30–9:30pm Brooke, Connor, Laura, Stephanie Studio 1
Saturdays, 12:15–2:15pm N/A Becky, Laura Studio 1

Adult, 2023-2024

Class September–June schedule July–August schedule Coaches Studio
Adult Beginner & Intermediate Tuesdays, 6–7:30pm Tuesdays, 6–7:30pm Abby B, Becky, Connor Studio 1
Saturdays, 2:15–3:15pm N/A Abby B, Laura Studio 1
Sundays, 9–10:30am N/A Connor, Laura Studio 2
Adult Advanced Tuesdays, 7:30–9pm Tuesdays, 6–7:30pm Abby B, Becky, Connor Studio 1
Saturdays, 2:15–3:15pm N/A Abby B, Laura Studio 1
Sundays, 9–10:30am N/A Connor, Laura Studio 2
Adult Advanced: teams add-on Tuesdays, 7–7:30pm N/A Abby B, Becky, Connor Studio 1

Majors prep, 2023-2024

 

Class August 9–October 22 schedule Coaches
Solos Sundays, 9–11am (starts September 17) Becky, Laura, Stephanie
Premiere Sundays, 12–1:30pm (starts September 17) Becky, Laura, Stephanie
8Hands Wednesdays, 6:30–7:30pm (August only) Becky, Laura
Sundays, 8–9am (September & October) Becky, Laura, Stephanie
4Hands Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30pm (August only) Becky, Laura
Sundays, 11am–12pm (September & October) Becky, Laura, Stephanie

Mental performance workshops, 2023-2024

Class 2023/2024 schedule
Intermediate October 14, February TBC, May TBC (held during regular Saturday class times)
Advanced September 16, February TBC, May TBC (held during regular Saturday class times)
Championship September 16, February TBC, May TBC (held during regular Saturday class times)

Fall dance workshops, 2023-2024

Class Fall workshop (September 7–10)
Private lessons Friday, 9am–3pm; Saturday, 9am–12pm
Premiere Sunday, 8–9:30am
Advanced Thursday, 6–7:30pm; Friday, 3–5pm; Saturday, 12–2pm; Sunday, 9:30–11:30am
Championship Thursday, 7:30–9:30pm; Friday, 5–9:30pm; Saturday, 2–6:30pm; Sunday 12–3pm

Spring dance workshops, 2023-2024

Class Spring workshop (May 3–6)
Private lessons Friday, 9am–3pm
Intermediate Saturday 11:15am–1:15pm; Sunday, 8:30–10am
Advanced Thursday, 6–7:30pm; Friday, 3–5pm; Saturday, 1:45–3:45pm; Sunday, 10am–12pm
Championship Thursday, 7:30–9:30pm; Friday, 5–9:30pm; Saturday, 3:45–8:15pm; Sunday 12–3pm

Important Dates 2023/2024

July 2023

June 25–July 9: No classes, NAIDC
July 10: Classes resume at adjusted times for summer
July 24 & 26: Feedback report day

August 2023

Aug. 3: Last day of classes except for Advanced and Championship
Aug. 6: Feis Nova Scotia (all classes)
Aug. 7: No classes, Natal Day
Aug. 9: Teams practices begin (time TBC)
Aug. 10: Final day to return costumes
Aug. 28: Oireachtas full round counts begin (50)+
Aug. 31: Last day of class for Advanced and Championship

September 2023

Sept. 6: Final Wednesday teams class at adjusted times (4Hand 5:30–7, 8Hand 7–8pm)
Sept. 7–10: Workshop weekend with Irish coach for Advanced, Championship
Sept. 9: No classes, workshop for Advanced and Championship
Sept. 11: Classes begin at regular times
Sept. 16: Mental performance coach workshop for Advanced and Championship
Sept. 17: Majors prep (solos and teams) begins weekly
Sept. 23: Mental performance workshop Intermediate, Advanced, Championship
Sept. 28: Oireachtas circuits begin
Sept. 30: No classes, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 2023

Oct. 1: September practice points due by email
Oct. 1: classes run as normal
Oct. 5–8: All Scotland Championships, Glasgow
Oct. 7: Regular class for Tots through Intermediate. No regular Champ, Adult or Advanced, majors prep running instead (Solo 12:15–2:15pm, 8Hand 2:15–3:15pm, 4Hand 3:15–4:15pm, Premiere 4:15–5:45pm)
Oct. 8: No majors prep (solos and teams), lessons occurring Saturday instead
Oct. 9: No Beginner class, Advanced and Championship run as usual
Oct. 9: Feedback report week
Oct. 14: Sandra’s Irish Dance Shop at studio, 9-12
Oct. 14: Mental performance coach workshop for Intermediate
Oct. 15: Oireachtas dress rehearsals during majors prep classes
Oct. 21: Halloween costume day
Oct. 20–22: Great Britain Championships, London
Oct. 26–31: No classes, Oireachtas

November 2023

Nov. 1: October practice points due by email
Nov. 2–4: No classes for Championship, post-Oireachtas
Nov. 11: No classes, Remembrance Day
Nov. 13–18 : Class picture day, blue RTIDA shirts
Nov. 27: Feedback report week

December 2023

Dec. 1: November practice points due by email
Dec. 16: In-class party, last day of regular classes before break

January 2024

Jan. 1: December practice points due by email
Jan. 4: Classes resume after break
Jan. 4–10: Tuition adjustment period
Jan. 22: Feedback report week
Jan. 29: Worlds full round counts begin (50)+

February 2024

Date TBC: Mental performance workshop Intermediate, Advanced, Championship
Feb. 1: January practice points due by email
Feb. 11: No classes, School Feis
Feb. 11: School Feis (all classes)
Feb. 11–18: All Ireland Championships, Killarney
Feb. 17–19: No classes, Heritage Day
Feb. 26: Worlds circuits begin

March 2024

Mach 1: February practice points due by email
March 2–7: St. Patrick’s Day costume days
March 4: Feedback report week
March 10: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 9–17: No classes, March break
March 11–15: March Break Camps
March 18: Classes resume after March break
March 24–31: World Irish Dance Championships, Glasgow
March 30: classes run as normal
March 31–April 1: No classes, Easter

April 2024

April 1: March practice points due by email
April 1: No classes, Easter
April 26: Grade Exams
April 27 & 28: ACIDC Feiseanna (all classes)
April 27–30: No classes, ACIDC

May 2024

Date TBC: Mental performance workshop Intermediate, Advanced, Championship
May 1: April practice points due by email
May 1–7: Tuition adjustment period
May 3–6: Workshop weekend with Irish coach for Intermediate, Advanced, Championship
May 6: Feedback report week
May 11: NAIDC full round counts begin (50+)
May 18–20: No classes, Victoria Day
May 27: NAIDC circuits begin

June 2024

June: May practice points due by email
June 2: Recital (all classes)
June 8 & 9: Last days of Tots classes
June 11: Tuesday Adult classes merge for summer (6-7:30pm)
June 22: Last day of class before NAIDC break (except Championship)
June 27: Last day of Championship class before break
June 23–July 7: No classes, NAIDC

July 2024

June 23–July 7: No classes, NAIDC
July 1–4: NAIDC, Texas
July 8: Classes resume at adjusted times for summer

August 2024

Aug. 1: Last day of summer classes except for Advanced and Championship
Aug. 2: Grade Exams (TBC)
Aug. 3: Fundy Feis (all classes)
Aug. 5: No classes, Natal Day
Aug. 7: Addtional Championship class begins on Wednesdays
Aug. 7: Weekly teams rehearsals for ECRO begin on Wednesdays
Aug. 8: Final day to return costumes
Aug. 29: Last day of summer classes for Advanced and Championship

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