Kieran Jordan
Irish dance performance, instruction, choreography

2017 weekly classes

Registration

  • FREE TRIAL CLASS FOR NEW STUDENTS!
    Contact me if you plan to come, and your first class will be free!
  • To enroll in a class, you may purchase a class card online below, or in person (with cash or check). Class cards purchased online will be given to students in class.
  • 5 class card: $85
  • 10 class card: $160
  • single class: $18 if paid online or $20 if paid in person
  • 10-class cards are valid for 4 months; 5-class cards are valid for 2 months from date of purchase. No refunds will be given, however, the class card may be transferred to another student if necessary.
  • A class card is like a mini membership. It may be used for any of the classes listed, in either studio location.
  • Adult Beginner 1 classes require advance payment for the full session.
  • Need shoes? Here are my recommendations for purchasing dance shoes.

Locations

Green Street Studios

185 Green Street (Studio 3)
Central Square, Cambridge

MBTA: Central stop on the red line; metered street parking or Green Street Garage

Kieran Jordan Dance Studio

1310 Hyde Park Ave.
Hyde Park, Boston

MBTA: Hyde Park Station commuter rail; free street parking or in Rite Aid parking lot

  • Winter Classes

  • Intermediate Sean-nós Dance in Cambridge

    Sean-nós (“old style”) Irish dance is a joyful expression of movement and sound. An improvised solo style, it includes footwork danced close-to-the-floor, a relaxed upper body, and a playful dialogue between the dance and the music. This class will focus on musicality, improvisation, building a repertoire of steps, and developing a confident personal style. Prior experience is required. Please bring a notebook or recording device and shoes with a smooth hard sole.

    • Mondays
      Jan 8 - Feb 5
    • 6:00 - 7:15 pm
    • Green Street Studios
      see address above
    • Registration
      See information above
    • Purchase Class Card

    Intermediate / Advanced Irish Step Dance in Cambridge

    For students with at least five years of step dancing experience. This class offers a lively and supportive atmosphere for improving stamina, musicality, clean footwork, and a confident performing presence in the traditional style. Students will learn group set and céilí dances, and intricate solo dances including jigs, reels, hornpipes, and solo sets, as well as original choreography. Please bring a notebook or recording device and Irish dance soft shoes and hard shoes.

    • Mondays
      Jan 8 - Feb 5
    • 7:15 – 8:30 pm
    • Green Street Studios
      see address above
    • Registration
      See information above
    • Purchase Class Card

    Beginner / Intermediate Sean-Nós Dance in Hyde Park

    Sean-nós (“old style”) Irish dance is a joyful expression of movement and sound. An improvised solo style, it includes footwork danced close-to-the-floor, a relaxed upper body, and a playful dialogue between the dance and the music. In this fun and encouraging atmosphere, students will focus on learning basic rhythms, connecting the footwork to traditional Irish music, building a repertoire of steps, and developing a confident personal style. New dancers as well as experienced students are welcome. Please bring a notebook or recording device and shoes with a smooth hard sole.

    • Tuesdays
      Jan 9 - Feb 6
    • 6:30 – 8:00 pm
    • Kieran Jordan Dance Studio
      see address above
    • Registration
      See information above
    • Purchase Class Card

    Beginner 1 Irish Step Dance in Hyde Park

    This class will introduce beginners to the history, traditions, and techniques of Irish dance. Students will learn to recognize the timing and rhythm of Irish dance music (jigs, reels, and hornpipes), while learning to dance basic footwork and choreography for each type of tune. This class provides a fun and supportive community for anyone who has wanted to try Irish dance. Taught by Amanda Carey

    Please bring a notebook or recording device and light-weight sneakers or Irish dance soft shoes. NO STREET SHOES. Pre-registration of $60 is required for the 4-week session.

    Class is full.

    • Wednesdays
      Jan 17 - Feb 7
    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Kieran Jordan Dance Studio
      see address above
    • Registration is closed

    Beginner 2 Irish Step Dance in Hyde Park

    This class will introduce beginners to the history, traditions, and techniques of Irish dance. Students will learn to recognize the timing and rhythm of Irish dance music (jigs, reels, and hornpipes), while learning to dance basic footwork and choreography for each type of tune. This class provides a fun and supportive community for continuing students and anyone who has wanted to try Irish dance. Please bring a notebook or recording device and light-weight sneakers or Irish dance soft shoes and hard-soled shoes.

    • Saturdays
      Jan 13 - Feb 10
    • 10:00 - 11:15 am
    • Kieran Jordan Dance Studio
      see address above
    • Registration
      See information above
    • Purchase Class Card

    Intermediate Irish Dance: Traditional Sets in Hyde Park

    This class is designed for experienced step dancers who want to learn or review the traditional solo sets, like “St. Patrick’s Day,” “The Blackbird,” etc. We will dig in deep to focus on one dance at a time, looking at style, variations, technical details, and music choices for these traditional pieces of choreography. Please bring a notebook or recording device and shoes with a smooth hard sole.

    • Saturdays
      Jan 13 - Feb 10
    • 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
    • Kieran Jordan Dance Studio
      see address above
    • Registration
      See information above
    • Purchase Class Card