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…

German Open Championship 2016

Well done to our two amazing teachers Wojtek & Karen who competed in the German Open Championship in Stuttgart in August. They had some very tough competition but made us all very proud by achieving their very high placings this year. The standard of dancing is always very high with up to 300 couples competing in the Latin section  at the…

The Irish Open 2016

Another great Competition this weekend for the dancers from our school! Lots of the students took to the floor  for the first time at the Irish Open Championship.A big well done to them all,you should all be very proud of yourselves. We had great success at under6, under8 , Juvenile and Junior levels with finalists…

Stars of the Future 2016 – Brentwood,Essex

Another great competition for the students from our school! Three couples travelled and competed in Stars of the Future 2016 in Brentwood: Elliot and Avah, Sean and Megan, Faustina and Kelly. All of them danced exceptionally well. The standard of dancing was very high and we are very proud of their achieivements. Well done to…

Glitterball Classic 2016

On 28-29th May our school members attended the Glitterball Classic in Maynooth.The two-day competition was so exciting. As always, our students made everything for the success. We are delighted again, it is a great honor that we have such engaged, amazing students. Our results: 1st place – 20 dancers 2nd place – 3 dancers 3rd…

Athletes Cup 2016

On April the 10th our dance school attended the Athletes Cup in Pillo Hotel. It was a great competition as always, our competitors got the most out of it. Our students made it into every event’s final and they often reached the top of the podium. We are very proud of their results. Next competition…

WDSF World Open Adult Latin

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 02 April 2016 Our two amazing teachers competed in the WDSF World Open Adult Latin in Ljubljana. They danced brilliantly, finishing in 13th place. All of the students and parents in their school are very proud of their marvelous result,and are delighted to have them as teachers. Well done Wojtek and Karen!