The All Ireland Championships 2022

Our Academy’s dancers were delighted to be back competing at the first national competition of the season – The All Ireland Championships 2022 held in Kildare over the weekend of September 17 & 18. Open events took place on the first day and day two saw the return of student-teacher events after a gap of…

End of the season party at JumpZone!

Well that’s it folks, the 2021/22 season of dance has ended for the summer. To celebrate, some of our dancers bounced, tumbled and dodge-balled their way through a summer party at Jumpzone, Liffey Valley. Lots of fun and energy burned off followed by pizza and cake for our birthday girl Flo. We finished our season…

Sicily Dance Trophy 2022

Marking the end of a very busy international competitive season for our dancers, team WPDA travelled to the sunny town of Catania on the island of Sicily (Italy) over the weekend of June 25-26, 2022 to compete in the ‘Sicily Dance Trophy 2022’ organised by Mr. Alfredo Sgroi. A weekend well spent on the Mediterranean…

Vote for Wojtek!

It gives us great pleasure to share the news over our platform here, that our Principal Teacher and Director, Mr. Wojtek Potaszkin has been nominated for the ‘Polonial Personailty of the Year 2022’. This nomination serves as a recognition of all of Wojtek’s work in the sphere of DanceSport over the years and we wish…

The Irish Open 2022

The DanceSport Federation of Ireland hosted the Irish Open 2022 on the 19th of June at the Dolmen Hotel, Carlow. It was a day well spent for all our dancers, teachers, parents and supporters – with the added excitement of travelling out of city limits for a competition! As always, Team WPDA saw fantastic results…

DanceSport Federation of Ireland National Competitions

It’s been a busy and fulfilling month for team WPDA so far, with big events every weekend – most recently, the DanceSport Federation of Ireland’s National Competition which was held at Our Lady’s Hall, Drimnagh, Dublin on the 22nd of May. Thank you to DFI for organising this one-day competition, we enjoyed every second of…

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…

BDSF Belgian Championships 2022.

At the weekend of 30th April/1st May, the Belgian DanceSport Federation (World DanceSport Federation member body) organised their annual National Championships that were held in a beautiful city of Turnhout near Antwerp. The competition welcomed the very best Belgian dancers in Under21, Adult and Senior divisions. There was also a number of regional competitions and…

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…