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Preserving Irish Dance

An Coimisiún le Rincí is one of the oldest and largest governing bodies for competitive Irish Step dancing globally. Founded in 1927, CLRG is responsible for creating a standardized system for Irish dance, music and competition for its member organizations in 26 countries worldwide.

Mission statement of CLRG:

“The main objective of An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha is the preservation and promotion of Irish Dancing, including step dancing, ceili dancing and other team dancing. While of course its main function is the promotion of Irish dance, An Coimisiún is proud of working in association with Conradh na Gaeilge in promoting all aspects of Irish culture including the use and promotion of the Irish language”

Teagascóir Coimisiún Le Rinci Gaelacha, (TCRG) the "teacher" qualification certifies dancers to teach students in both Ceili and solo dancing and allow them to compete at local, regional and national levels.

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A New Beginning

When our family relocated to Tallahassee with two competitive Irish dancers in tow, the one thing we were missing was an Irish Dance school.  In order to compete, dancers must be under the training of a professional teacher who has been certified by An Coimisiún le Rincí, a TCRG.

With no TCRGs in Tallahassee, our dancers would not be able to continue to compete and would have to leave their feis friends behind.  Our feis friends are the best friends and we couldn't imagine our family without Irish Dance. So... we built and opened an Irish Dance studio and affiliated ourselves with TCRG instructors with extensive teaching, performance and competition experience.

Irish Dance Tallahassee students are welcome to take classes simply for the love of the art, join our Performance Troupe on stage and /or give competition a try.

From our family to yours, Slainte!

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