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…

WPDA Christmas Party 2019

What a better way to finish the year than having our first Christmas party in new dance studios ! We had a lovely evening with the dancers and parents celebrating some great achievements during the year. Our school is home to some of Ireland’s top bakers and they brought some of their treats to share…

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…

Community Involvement at WPDA

Community Day with Alzheimer Society of Ireland  After all the success we have had all year, it’s very humbling to give something back ❤   On Thursday 19th December a number of our dancers took time out to perform at the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Heskin Court day care centre Christmas party.  https://alzheimer.ie/ Their care, fun…

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…

New Studio Now Open !

We are excited to announce the opening of our brand new purpose built studio in Palmerstown Village. Our new home will allow us expand the range of classes, lesson and workshop opportunities that we can offer the local dance community. This move could not happen without the support & patience of all our dancers, parents and teachers…

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…

DanceMania 2019

DanceMania 2019 Dublin Join us for an action packed, energy pumping masterclass from some of Europe’s top fitness and dance instructors.  This is the first time DanceMania is hosted in Ireland and we are very excited to support this initiative. This 2 hour masterclass combines Zumba fitness with Slavica Dance (which is a modern twist…

The DFI Emerald Open 2019

The DFI Emerald Open 2019 Over weekend of 23 / 24th February our ballroom & latin team had an action packed weekend at the DanceSport Federation of Ireland Emerald Open 2019. Over 50 of our dancers took part in open championships, student/teacher and solo events across the weekend and really did our school proud with their efforts…

Exciting News !

We are excited to announce the expansion of our school to a new studio location in Dublin. This means we can now offer a wider variety of classes for both adults & children. Our Studios are now located at: Palmerstown Sports Complex, Oakcourt Avenue, D20. Charlottes Love Studios, Unit 3 JFK Industrial Estate, D12. The timetable…

Adult Dance Classes

Adults can dance too ! Our dance school is not just for international champions, we have adult beginner and novice classes too. Do you want to learn a dance for an upcoming event or perhaps even your wedding dance? Perhaps you have danced in the past and want to rediscover your love of dance? Or…