Owner & Irish Dance Teacher- TCRG
Louise has been dancing for over 25 years and teaching for the past decade. She has always had a strong passion for many styles of dance with a specialty in Irish Dance. Louise and her family moved to the U.S from Dublin, Ireland when she was a child. After witnessing her first Irish dance performance, Louise was eager to learn the dance for herself. She danced competitively for 14 years with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG), and earned the honor of becoming a Champion Irish dancer. Louise is a certified Irish dance & Ceili teacher (TCRG & T.M.R.F) with the Irish dance organization Rince Tuatha Nua which is affiliated with Cumann Rince Dea Mheasa in Ireland. Louise enjoys working with students of all ages and levels, from the little toddlers to our award winning competitive dancers.
Louise is a graduate of Bridgewater State University, where she double majored in Elementary Education and English Literature. While attending Bridgewater, Louise was a member of the dance program. Immediately following college, Louise began teaching dance and fitness classes to children and adults in the South Shore, while also working as a preschool teacher. Louise opened the doors to MLSD in March 2012 and enjoys sharing her love of Irish dance each and every day. She believes it is a great way to form friendships, build confidence, and live a healthy lifestyle! When Louise isn't dancing she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children & dog!
Irish Dance Teacher
Hannah is a lifelong Irish dancer. She grew up competing with the Griffith Academy and performed for several years with the Griffith Celtic Dance Company. Hannah has studied old-style step dancing and sean-nós dancing with Kieran Jordan, Patrick O'Dea, Jackie O'Riley, and Michael Tubridy. She has also performed in Boston with Kieran Jordan Dance and the MIT Dance Troupe. Her choreography has been showcased at several venues in Boston, including Green Street Studios, MIT, and the Museum of Science. Hannah holds a Master's degree in early childhood education and has been teaching Irish Dance to children and adults for over ten years.
Irish Dance Teacher
Kylie started Irish Dancing at the age of four and danced for 14 years with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG). As a Champion dancer she competed in several national and world championships. Kylie danced until she attended Emmanuel College, where she graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communications and Management in 2018 and went on to work in software development at an IT company. During her time at Emmanuel Kylie taught Irish Dance classes to interested students and choreographed performances for the school's Irish Dance group. Kylie is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Data Analytics at Southern New Hampshire University and in her free time loves to attend spin classes, spend time with her family, and travel!