Feisanna 101

Feisanna 101: Welcome to the next step in Irish Dance: “Feising!” If your dancer has competed in their “first feis” and you are ready to step into the next level… this packet will help you walk through the basics! (Please note some of this content was taken from other sites)  Step 1a: Speaking to the teacher- […]


Irish Dancer’s Holiday Wish-List Ideas!

Happy Thursday, D’Arcy Dance Family and Friends! With the holiday’s right around the corner, I’ve decided to make a list of gift ideas! Some are just for fun and some will help your dancer improve. Irish Dancer’s Holiday Wish List Ideas: SuperiorArch: This is a great purchase to help your dancer work on their arch! […]


Changing “Can’t” into “Can!”

Every dancer at the D’Arcy School knows 2 things. My favorite word is “Hop” and my least favorite word is “Can’t.” “Hop” is easily the word I use most at dance making it the automatic choice for top favorite word [even though I almost changed it to “belly flop” after one of the beginners told […]


Point Pleasant Location Classes on hold…

UPDATE: Due to lack of dancers joining in Point Pleasant, I am currently putting our Point Pleasant location on hold. Point Pleasant location dancers are welcome to join the Wall, Brick, or Fair Haven classes and will be notified when classes in P.P. will start again. Thank you, Colleen


Irish Dance “Homework!”

Every week, I send my dancers home with two “homework” assignments: 1. Practice! 2. Do something nice for someone. I want to spread not just the passion to dance, but also help grow my dancers into kind, giving, and loving young ladies and gentlemen. Tonight, I had many dancers anxious to tell me about their […]


November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter Happy November, D’Arcy Families! Here is a few updates for you!      November Tuition is DUE Please see Welcome Packet for information regarding late fees. – Christmas is around the corner! Time to order your D’Arcy Apparel! D’Arcy Warm-up Jackets: I will have an order form for these jackets this week. […]


Mark Your Calendars!

The following dates are set days off & planned events. September 15th (Point Pleasant Location Only) NO CLASS. A makeup lesson will be scheduled. September 25th: Red Bank Guinness and Oyster Festival. Open to all dancers advanced beginner and up. December 21st: Holiday Party for Wall & Brick Locations December 23rd: Holiday Party for Fair […]

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the D’Arcy School of Irish Dance! I am so excited to share my love of dance to with others. My goal as a teacher is to create a dance FAMILY. I want to create an environment that is fun for dancers, but also will help them grow in many ways. I hope to […]