Oksana Nikiforova in WPDA

It was an absolute pleasure to host Ms. Oksana Nikiforova at Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy over the weekend of May 14 and 15. This was her first time ever visiting Ireland! Many of our dancers are familiar with Oksana after training with her online before, as well as abroad at International events – we were…

International DanceSport Festival – Pomorie, Bulgaria 2022

The WPDA travelled to Bulgaria to take part in the International WDSF DanceSport Festival. We were hosted by Grand Hotel Pomorie in a superb dance hall setting with a range of events from beginners to world class WDSF Juniors, Youths, Adults and Professionals. There were about 500 dancers taking part in the festival from many…

Oksana Nikiforova – WPDA, May 2022

It gives us great pleasure to announce that we will have Ms. Oksana Nikiforova here with us at Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy, Dublin next month – this will be her very first time in Ireland! “Oksana Nikiforova is a world class dancer recognised widely by the DanceSport community. Most notably she is 3-time Latin World…

The Athletes Cup 2022

Our Ballroom and Latin dancers participated in the DanceSport Federation of Ireland Athletes Cup 2022 held at Kilcullen Community Centre on the 10th of April. As always, WPDA displayed a high quality of dancing and saw wonderful results – well earned for the hard work put in by all dancers and their teachers. This was…

Training with Igor Gutovskyi

Most of us are well acquainted with Mr. Igor Gutovsyki, having competed in several online competitions during the lockdowns as well as through our travels to dance competitions and training abroad. We were thrilled to finally have him with us in person, here at Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy in Dublin over the weekend of April…

DFI National Training Camp 2022

WPDA dancers participated in the DanceSport Federation of Ireland’s National Training Camp on Sunday, 13 March, 2022. It was great to finally get back to one of these in person after a gap of two years! The Federation also raised funds for Ukraine at this all day event. Our Academy’s dancers participated in sessions across…

The Emerald Open 2022

Team WPDA was back competing at their second competition of the year at the DanceSport Federation of Ireland Emerald Open 2022 held in Dublin on the 26th and 27th of February. Our ballroom, latin, hip-hop and breaking dancers represented the Academy in events across all age groups and earned some fantastic results! Enjoy some of…

Christmas and Awards Party 2021

As we come to the end of another challenging year in the dance world, we held our annual Christmas/Awards Party in our studios in Palmerstown, Dublin 20. Everyone, small and big – had a great time dancing, partying and of course enjoying the awards for the best of 2021! We congratulate everyone on their great…

Indoor Classes are Back!

It’s great to have the studios back open, buzzing with energy and talent – only been a couple of weeks and we have loads going on, take a look! We offer classes in Breaking, Ballroom & Latin, Hip-Hop and Drama. Delighted to have such a fabulous team of teachers with us and see new students…

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…

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…