Join ‘Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy’

New year, new hobby… Join one of Irelands top Ballroom & Latin schools – Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy 🏆🥇 New adults and kids beginner classes commence 9th January 📢📣 All new male dancers FREE for January 💥🎉 Adult beginners: Wednesdays at 8pm – Palmerstown Sports Complex. Fridays at 7:30pm – RYOSHIN Academy, 17 Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate, Ballyfermot….

The 5th Christmas DanceComp 2018

Christmas DanceComp 2018 Well we did it, the best competition of the year so far……. On Sunday 9th Dec we hosted the annual Christmas DanceComp 2018. It was a great success with over 350 competitors throughout the day. We had top results across all categories of the competition. See below our long list of winners…

20th Maribor Open, Slovenia 2018

20th Maribor Open, Slovenia 2018 On Dec 1st and 2nd our Junior couple Sean and Megan represented the WP Dance Academy and Ireland at The 20th Maribor Open in Slovenia.  As always they battled on the dance floor with the worlds best couples to achieve 20th position in WDSF Junior Open Latin.  It was also…

DanceSport Federation of Ireland AWARDS 2018

DFI AWARDS NIGHT 2018 The 3rd Annual Dance Sport Federation of Ireland awards nights took place on 10th November and our school thoroughly enjoyed a great night of entertainment and of course plenty of dancing! This is our school winners this year: Most improved Juvenile 1 couple – Justin Plesca & Erika Calin. Most improved…

City of Dublin Championships – October 2018

CITY OF DUBLIN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 On October 28th our dancers took part in the City of Dublin event. Our school had a very successful day as our dancers put all their hard work onto the dance floor. We had winners in all categories across all age groups.  Congratulations to all who took part….we now look…

The Irish Open Championships 2018

The Annual Irish Open Championships took place on June 10th This is the last competition of the season in Ireland & many of our students did us extremely proud winning Irish Championship titles across the Minor, Juvenile and Adult sections.   Our Irish Open 2018 Champions:   🏆  Tina Song – Minor2 Solo Irish Open Champion 🏆  🏆 …

Star Cup Ritmo Danza Italy 2018

Our amazing journey to participate in International events was a big focus during the 2017/18 season and in June, 5 of our couples competed in the Italian Star Cup. The 5th Star Cup Ritmo Danza was held in the beautiful location of Faenza, Italy and hosted some of Worlds top couples. All 5 couples –…

Glitterball Classic 2018

On May 19th & 20th our kids competed in the annual Glitterball Classic event. Our dancers put on amazing displays on the dance-floor and there were trophies and medals in lots of categories especially in the Student Teacher, Minors & Juveniles.       Our Champions of Dance Glitterball Classic 2018  🏆  Maggie Wang Minor1 Solo E…

Athletes Cup 2018

Our team competed in the annual Athletes Cup on April 15th hosted by the DanceSport Federation of Ireland. Our dancers put on amazing displays on the dance-floor and there were trophies and medals in lots of categories especially in the Minors & Juveniles. Our DFI Athletes Cup Champions: 🏆  Han Qi Yu & Lilly Kearns –…

City of Cork DanceSport Festival 2018

The first ever City of Cork DanceSport Festival was held on March 24th in the esteemed venue of the Cork City Hall. It was a great event and its first for Cork City which made it even more special. The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins even popped in to visit the event. Our dancers…

The Emerald Open 2018

Wojtek’s students competed in the annual Emerald Open at the weekend and as always they made him very proud with great achievements in the Minor, Juvenile, Junior and Adult sections. All the dancers put on amazing displays on the dance-floor and there were trophies and medals in lots of categories across the Open Championships and…

Christmas Party 2017

And that’s a wrap………..Our Christmas party was a great way to look back and celebrate a fantastic year. A year that started out with great results for our students at a National and International levels and ending very successfully with our last competition in December at the Maribor Open in Slovenia. Everyone had so much…

The Maribor Open, Slovenia 2017

  As our amazing journey to international events continues, 3 of our dancing couples competed in the Maribor Open in Slovenia over the weekend. This was also our very own Wojtek’s another international event to adjudicate at. And what a weekend! – from the start to finish it was such an amazing and eye opening…

International Dance Community

Each year as our dance school evolves and grows stronger, we embark on new challenges to showcase our dancers at international events and also to invite others to join us. This years Christmas DanceComp which we hosted, was not only our largest Dance Sport event in Ireland to date (Over 370 dancers competed and 1000 spectators watched)…