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Be kind to your mind: Self-compassion for Irish dancers affirmation irish dancer mindset positive self-talk thinking positive Jun 06, 2024

How many times a day do you find yourself:

 

  • Being super hard on yourself 
  • Telling yourself off inside your own mind
  • Putting yourself down
  • Talking to yourself using unkind language
  • Overworking yourself
  • Not taking enough rest each week 

 

If you find that you do this multiple...

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Menstruation And Irish Dancing community exercises irish dancer positivity Apr 24, 2024

Irish dancers who have started their periods, know that there’s going to be 3 - 7 days during the month when things are a little different. However, understanding how our periods can impact our dancing can make it easier to manage all the physical and emotional changes we experience. This...

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Improve Your Toe Height for Irish Dancing irish dancer irish dancing irishdancing Apr 12, 2024

Are you looking to improve your toe height for Irish dancing? Recently we spent a lot of time talking to dancers, teachers, and parents in our Instagram DMs about what their dancing focus is going to be for the rest of 2024. 

 

One of the biggest answers we received back was toe height!...

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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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Do’s and Don’ts in the 12 weeks leading up to the World Irish Dance Championships irish dancer irish dancing world championships world qualifier Jan 16, 2024

The World Irish Dance Championships is the biggest event in the Irish dancing calendar! Each organisation holds their World Championships once a year in spectacular venues and dancers prepare all year round for only a few minutes on that stage. The World Irish Dance Championships are always...

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Take a break this December - the importance of rest for Irish dancers irish dancer irish dancing young irish dancers Dec 28, 2023

Irish dancers, are you taking a break this December? 

 

When it comes to the Irish dancing calendar, there isn’t a set ‘on season’ and ‘off season’. There are major competitions all year round, and small feises pretty much every weekend. That means that...

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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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Unlocking Irish Dance Excellence: 4 Tips for Consistency For Young Irish Dancers consistency irish dancer young irish dancers Oct 18, 2023

In the vibrant world of Irish dance, there's a trait that stands as the dividing line between ordinary and extraordinary: consistency. It's a quality that all Irish dancers need in their arsenal to transform their dreams into reality. Yet, it's no secret that many talented dancers struggle to...

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner as an Irish Dancer community irish dance irish dancer Oct 16, 2023

Irish dance is a mesmerising world of intricate footwork, graceful movements, and captivating rhythms. But like any journey, it comes with its lessons. Imagine having the wisdom of experienced Irish dancers to guide you from the start. In this blog post, we're sharing seven valuable insights from...

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Mastering the Dance of the Mind: Positive Mindset Tips and Affirmations for Irish Dancers irish dancer irish dancing mindset mindset caoch Oct 13, 2023

Irish dance isn't just about footwork and routines; it's a dance that begins in your mind. To truly master this captivating art, you must learn to dance with a positive mindset. Picture this: confidence radiating from every step, a stage filled with energy, and a crowd that's cheering you on. It...

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Stepping into Confidence: The Visible Signs of a Confident Young Irish Dancer confidence irish dance irish dancer irish dancing Oct 06, 2023

Irish dance, with its intricate footwork and mesmerising rhythms, requires not just skill but confidence. Confidence is like an invisible dance partner, guiding every step and amplifying the grace of the dancer. But what does confidence in an Irish dancer actually look like?

In this blog, we will...

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