BREAKING IS BACK!

We are happy to announce that Breaking classes are finally back at the Academy! Start Date: 23 September, 2021 Day: Thursday Time: 7 – 8pm We bring to you the very best national tuition combined with top-class facilities, to nurture future Olympic Breaking Athletes. For those unaware – Breaking, in association with the World DanceSport…

When Life Gives You Lemons… Dance It Out!

As we bid adieu to summer, we would like to share with you a glimpse of what’s been on at the Academy over the past few months. We appreciate that times have been tough and we’d like to thank all – dancers, teachers, parents and supporters for standing strong pulling through as a team. We…

The Kaunas Cup 2021

On the weekend of 24-25 April, 2021, our students were presented with the opportunity to participate in another International event: The KAUNAS CUP 2021 – Online Open DanceSport Competition organised by the Lithuanian DanceSport Federation and Ms. Jurgita Vaskeviciute of DanceSport club “Svaja.” Our Director and Principal Teacher, Mr. Wojtek Potaszkin was invited to judge…

International Online Open to the World Grand Prix Series by Igor Gutovskyi

During the worldwide pandemic due to Covid-19 with most countries gone into lock down, Ireland was no different. Our dance classes – cancelled. Our lessons – cancelled. Our practice sessions cancelled. Our national annual DanceSport competitions – you guessed it, cancelled! We at the Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy had to learn to operate very differently…

6th DanceComp 2019

6th Christmas DanceComp 2019 On 15th December we hosted the 6th Annual Christmas DanceComp in National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Once again it was a hugely successful event with so many exciting visitors on the day. We would like to thank all the DFI schools for supporting the competition especially as it was so close to…

6th DFI Christmas DanceComp

6th DanceSport Federation of Ireland Christmas DanceComp Saving the best until last …….. Join us as we host the 6th Annual Christmas DanceComp 2019. The last competition in the 2019 DFI calendar and by far the competition worth waiting for. We have a packed programme of Ballroom & Latin open events, an international panel of…

DFI Awards Night 2019

DanceSport Federation of Ireland  Awards Night 2019 On 22nd November in the beautiful setting of Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan the DanceSport Federation of Ireland hosted the 2019 Awards night. The evening was a great opportunity for our team to swap training gear for gliz and glamour and more importantly to recognise some achievements of the school….

Summer Training Camp

Summer Training Camp With summer almost at an end it’s back to some serious training for our existing and future champions. We held an intensive summer camp during August which focused on a variety of skills and technique from latin technique with Wojtek, to ballroom frame & stance, ballet posture, ankle strength with Laura and…

The DFI Irish Open 2019

Irish Open 2019 Over the weekend of 15th & 16th June our team took part in The Irish Open 2019 in National Basketball Arena. Our competitors took part in open, solo and student/teacher events and the school achieved great results across all events. It was great way to end the season and while competitions may…

Alenka Bohak in Ireland

Alenka Bohak in Ireland Our school was honoured to host Ms. Alenka Bohak for the weekend of 25th – 26th May. Alenka who hails from Slovenia is an internationally renowned DanceSport professional who has extensive experience in the DanceSport industry and it was a great opportunity to have her with us to share that knowledge with us….

Best Sports Club in Dublin 2019!!!

2019 Winners of 98fm’s Dublin’s Best Sports Club. On 23rd May, we attended the final of 98fm Best of Dublin Awards 2019 in the fantastic  setting of the Guinness Storehouse.  We were among 80 finalists bidding for one of the 16 winner titles. After weeks of voting by the general public we had made it…

The DFI Athletes Cup 2019

The DFI Athletes Cup 2019 On April 7th our team took part in Athletes Cup 2019 in National Basketball Arena. Competitors took part in open, solo and student/teacher events with a number of our newest dancers moving up to higher levels and achieving great results in the process. In addition, many of our more experienced dancers…

The 5th annual DFI Christmas DanceComp 2018

Saving the best until last …….. Join us as we host the 5th Annual Christmas DanceComp 2018 (nominated for the best competition of 2017 by DanceSport Federation of Ireland). The last competition in the 2018 DFI calendar and by far the competition worth waiting for. We have a packed programme of Ballroom & Latin Open…

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 🏆  🏆 …