Student of the Month

Every month we choose the most dedicated, most hard working Dancer who will become the Student of the Month and get a trophy. The decision is always very hard because all of our Students are working really hard. They are always very excited when we announce the winner. Who will be the Student of June ?…

Karen Byrne in Dancing With The Stars

There has been great excitement at Karen & Wojtek School of Dance over the last few weeks with the start of the Dancing With The Stars TV Show. Our fabulous teacher Karen Byrne from Dublin has been making us all very proud. She was partnered up with sports commentator Des Cahill for the show & has…

Dancing With The Stars Ireland

We are delighted and very excited to announce that one of our teachers – Dublin native Karen Byrne has been invited to appear on the new ‘Dancing With The Stars Ireland’ TV programme. Karen who is the Irish Latin Champion has been chosen as one of the professional dancers who will be paired up with one…

Christmas/Awards Party 2016

After a very successful year our last event was as always our much anticipated Christmas Party with Our Student of the Year Award. We had a great time with all our students and parents. All the dancers received their National and International awards and our beginners were all given achievement awards to recognise all the hard work…

The Late Late Toy Show

There was a great excitement in our school with 2 of our students appearing on the Late Late Toy Show this year! Luke & Halle successfully got through the audition processs to appear on the live show! They were the only Ballroom and Latin dancers picked from 35,000 applications this year!!! Everyone at Karen & Wojtek…

Karen&Wojtek Christmas DanceComp 2016

The Christmas DanceComp 2016! What an amazing day we all had, brilliant dancing and brilliant results especially from all our first time competitors and our newly formed couples. When news of our competition reached the North Pole – Santa and Mrs. Claus took time from their very busy schedule to make a surprise visit. Great…

DanceSport Federation of Ireland Awards 2016

Great night for our School once again as we received 3 main awards of the year in Ireland ! Our 2 fabulous teachers Wojtek Potaszkin & Karen Byrne made us all so proud as they achieved the Best Latin Dancers Award of 2016!!! They were also commended on their huge contribution to Ballroom & Latin dancing &…

DFI Christmas DanceComp 2016

Karen & Wojtek School of Dance and the DanceSport Federation of Ireland present the ‘Christmas DanceComp 2016’ on Sunday 27th Nov. 2016 at the Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne, Co. Meath. Doors open at 9am. We will have an International panel of Adjudicators. Prices: €15 per adult & €12 per child. Santa will make a special visit !…

UMSK Championships, Reykjavik-Iceland 2016

Congratulations and well done to our couples who travelled to Reykjavik-Iceland for the UMSK International Championship. What a fantastic experience it was  for all our students at this great Competition. They all danced exceptionally well and achieved fantastic results! Elliot & Avah – 1st place Juvenile Latin and 3rd place Juvenile Ballroom. Faustina & Kelly – 10th place Junior 2 Ballroom, 10th place Junior 2 Latin. Sean &…

UKA Blackpool – Winter Gardens, 2016

Once again our School went to Blackpool-England to represent Ireland in the UKA medallist Student/Teacher competition of the year. Third year in a row our Students proved that competing in the highest levels (Stars , Bars & Laurels and Gold) is not a problem for them at all, winning in every section they were entered!…

All Ireland DanceSport Championships 2016

What a fantastic time we all had in Carlow this weekend at the All Ireland Championships! We had a great night on Saturday when our Juvenile and Junior couples competed. With the excitement mounting for the Juvenile and Junior 5 dance finals! All our couples danced very well and achieved brilliant results. They brought home many All Ireland titles! Then…

Recent Television Appearances by Wojtek and Karen

It was great to see our 2 teachers Wojtek Potaszkin & Karen Byrne again on television recently! They appeared on 2 Television Programmes, Saturday Night with Miriam which broadcast on 27th Aug.’16 & Thank GAA it’s Friday which broadcast on 2nd Sept. ’16. This was a great opportunity to showcase top class Ballroom & Latin Dancing in Ireland. Well…

Summer Camps 2016

What an amazing summer we had at Karen & Wojtek School of Dance! The school held  two Summer Camps this year! During the camps which took place 11th-15th July and 15th-19th August in Palmerstown – Dublin we practiced technique, posture & fitness with lots of stretches and plenty of fun. Everyone had a great time and great…