May 13 CC Cropped Celtic Steps group World Champions 3

Two dance groups from Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance brought home the trophy from the World Irish Dancing Championships. “We are so proud of our students for their hard work and dedication. Our under 13 team and under 16 team won the title in their respective categories,” says Shaun Casey, owner of Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance. Both teams consist of 16 dancers.
Sixty-two competitors from Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance performed at the World Championship event. “ We had 13 teams and 25 soloists competing against more than 5,000 dancers from across the globe. It’s truly quite an honor for two of our teams to bring home the win,” explains Casey.
Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance specializes in Traditional Irish Solo and Ceili Dancing. Irish step dancing combines the entrancing rhythms of traditional Celtic music with the grace and energy of dance. Students work to achieve the fundamentals of timing, body positioning, and footwork as they learn the basic steps, then progress to learn beginner reel, light jig, and slip jig steps.
“Capturing the World Championship title means so much to our dancers. Not only is it a testament to their amazing dance skills, but it shows a strength in their teams skills, confidence, and dedication to their art,” adds Casey.
The World Irish Dancing Championships was held March 24-31, in Boston, Massachusetts. It was only the second time in the prestigious international competition’s more than 40-year history that it was held outside of Ireland or Scotland

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