McMahon School of Irish Dance

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Beginner Sessions

Sessions are a great way for kids to give Irish dance a try without the long term commitment. Come try a class 1st! (Request a Free Trial Class below)

*Session includes:  6 week classes and T-shirt* = $60!

  • No prior dance experience is necessary
  • No special shoes required
  • Beginner Sessions are open to dancers not currently enrolled in classes or have not previously attended a Session
  • 2 dancers from the same immediate family receive 20% discount

Summer Camps for Beginners

Camp Name Ages Level Dates Times Cost Camp Description

Jolly Jiggers

Mini Camp

5-10 Beginner July 17th - 21st (5 days) 10:30-11:30am $75 Learn the Basics of Irish dance including the Skip 2-3s, Sevens, and the Irish Jig. Dancers will learn timing, balance, and rhythm  through singing songs and dancing to music. Dancers will participate in other fun activities such as crafts and games.
Tiny Toes 3 & 4 Beginner July 17th - 21st (5 days) 10:00-10:30am $50 A class for the Wee Ones! We will introduce Irish music & dance  and help to improve cognitive skills and coordination. Dancers will learn timing, balance, and rhythm through singing songs and dancing to music.
Shamrock Shakers 10 & Up Beginner July 17th - 21st (5 days) 12:00-1:00pm $75 This class is for the older girls & boys who have not taken Irish dance before or have not in years. We put them on a more accelerated track to catch up with dancers their own age should they want to keep dancing in the Fall. Dancers will perform for their parents on the last day of camp.

Current Classes

Class 1:  
Thursday's • 6:00-6:45pm
Class 2:   
Thursday's • 4:30-5:15pm 
Cost: $60 per dancer for 6-week session (6 classes) 

Class Location:         

Rochester: McMahon Studio -  50 Carlson Rd, Rochester 14610 map

Enroll in Current Classes


Pay for Session

Session Fee: $60.00 (1 dancer)

Session Fee: $96 (2 dancers)

Come for FREE Trial Class

To request a Free Trial Class please complete the following information and we will send you the next available date/time to drop by our class.

Class Info

Class Attire:
1. Shorts & T-shirt
2. Socks, Ballet slippers/Jazz shoes/Ghillies. No Bare Feet!
3. Hair in Ponytail


Fee Policies:
1. Fee is due on/before 1st class, spot does need to be reserved in advance.
2. Fees can not be pro-rated if missed class but can be made-up at another class of same level.
3. Payments are non-refundable, except with doctor’s excuse.