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How To Be a Super SHARP Irish Dancer feis irish dancing practice sharpness Jul 18, 2024

When it comes to Feises, and especially major championships, it is important to stand out from the rest of your competition. Dancers do this in many ways, but what always catches our attention, is when dancers are super sharp. Sharpness is something that a lot of dancers struggle with and find it...

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The Joy of Dancing Together: How Irish Dance Builds Lifelong Friendships community feis friendship irish dancing Jul 12, 2024

What is one thing that makes dance class so much better than practising at home??

 

Our friends of course!

 

I am very fortunate enough to still be the very best friends with dancers I competed against when I was younger - and our friendship is stronger now than ever. Without Irish...

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Is frustration stopping you from reaching your goals? coaching feis irish dancing mindset positive self-talk Jul 04, 2024

 

We have all experienced frustration, but is this emotion stopping you from reaching your Irish dancing goals? There will always be times when our dancing journey is frustrating; maybe that is when you want to master a certain move and you’re finding it difficult, or you feel like you...

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Three steps to having the best Nationals ever!! coaching feis focus irish dancing positivity Jun 24, 2024

Nationals season is approaching - whether you are competing at the British, Irish, American or Australian Nationals, we are sure that you are focused and working hard to achieve your Nationals goals. But there are often parts of preparing for Nationals that dancers overlook and forget about that...

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Perfecting Your Posture for Irish Dancing: 3 Essential Tips confidence consistency feis irish dancing posture May 30, 2024

Having a strong and confident posture while dancing is key to impressing judges at Feises. In competitive Irish dancing, posture is not just a fundamental element; it's a way to show the judges your confident composure, self-belief, and poise. 

 

As the technical and athletic demands of...

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Stunning Stage Presence for Irish Dancers confidence feis practice May 15, 2024

Are you an Irish dancer looking to take your on-stage performances to the next level? 

 

Whether you're a beginner or an Open Champion, one aspect that can truly make or break your performance is stage presence. In this blog, we'll delve into why stage presence matters in Irish dancing...

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Five Top Tips for Achieving Your Perfect Feis MakeUp for Irish Dancers confidence feis irish dancer Mar 07, 2024

Perfecting your ‘feis look’ can help any dancer feel more confident on stage. From the age of U11, Irish dancers can wear makeup to compete under the heavy stage lights. This aspect of Irish dancing can often come under scrutiny, but we believe that by learning to achieve the perfect...

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Not dancing your best on stage? Is your warm up to blame? dance competition feis irish dance irish dancing warm up Feb 20, 2024

Picture this…

 

You arrive at a big feis that you have spent weeks and months preparing for. You’ve prepared really well at class and during your time at home and you feel ready to hit the big stage and enjoy every moment of it. 

 

But you get on stage and your legs...

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Reflect, Reframe, Reset - dealing with the ups and downs of Irish dancing feis irish dancing mindset Dec 06, 2023

The Irish dance year is over and this is the perfect time to reflect, reframe and reset. These ‘3 R’s’ are a staple in our MWM community. Our MWM Gold Club dancers are taught in detail how to reflect, reframe and reset on a regular basis during their weekly mindset classes with...

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Parents Guide to Helping Your Dancer at Oireachtas calming nerves coaching community confidence dance competition feis focus irish dance irish dancer irish dancing managing performance anxiety mental conditioning mindset caoch positive self-talk positivity self talk thinking positive young irish dancers Nov 22, 2023

 Oireachtas season is upon us and we are always here to use our MWM expertise to help as many dancers as possible. But we understand that many parents often feel confused and overwhelmed by the whole process too - so we’ve come up with five helpful tips that will help you, as parents,...

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Your Ultimate Oireachtas Guide calming nerves confidence dance competition feis focus irish dance irish dancer irish dancing irishdancing managing performance anxiety mental conditioning mindset mindset caoch positive self-talk positivity self talk thinking positive Nov 22, 2023

  Oireachtas season is here and you may be an Irish dancer who is looking for help. Whether you’re unsure about what to do the week before dance day, what to do on dance day and how to deal with the highs and lows of the day - your MWM Ultimate Oireachtas Guide is here to help!




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Mastering Your Feis Performance: 5 Actionable Tips for Irish Dance Competition Success dance competition feis irish dance irish dancer Jun 18, 2023

Are you ready to take your feis performance skills to new heights and make a lasting impact on the stage? 

Whether you're a seasoned competitor or just starting out, mastering the art of competition performance is an exhilarating journey that requires dedication, creativity, and a passion...

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