At Rince Nua, your child will be learning a proven curriculum that has helped hundreds of students learn the foundations of Irish Dance
We create memorable, joyous and confidence-building experiences for children
We provide a dance community where children feel supported, have fun, and feel loved
We give our very best to every child who comes through our door
All our programming is specific to assisting children in building positive life-long habits
A Step-by-Step, Repeatable Plan for Success
1. The Fundamentals
First, yourchild will learn allthe fundamentals to help him or her build a strong foundation in Irish Dance
2. The Steps
Next, your child will memorize and study the steps and dances of our curriculum and start to grow a broader understanding of Irish Dance
3. Presentation Skills
Additional fun and learning comes into play here when students participate inevaluations and showcases to improve their presentation skills, and share their talent with family and friends
4. Next Level Experiences
Finally, we train dancers on contemporary Irish Dance skills and choreography and connect them with additional opportunities to continually challenge them, and to learn additional team and leadership skills.
First American-born to pass the Irish Dance Teacher's Diploma from Dublin, Ireland
25+ Years Irish Dancing Experience
15+ Years Teaching Experience
B.A in Communication from the College of Saint Benedict
Wife, and Mom of two boys
Building Confidence in Children
"We love Rince Nua! Our daughter has made so much progress with her skills, has started to compete, and just loves to dance! Her confidence improves with each new dance or step she learns! We couldn’t be happier!"
Kim Tiesma, Rince Nua Mom
"Both of my daughters have thrived at Rince Nua. They are building lifelong skills that challenge them physically and mentally and promote a healthy lifestyle. They can’t wait to get to dance when they have class! The owner is friendly and professional and works great with the kids. Excellent dance community. Highly recommended!"
Spencer Wittich, Rince Nua Dad
"My daughter started Irish dance about a year and a half ago when she had just turned 10. She fell in love with it immediately! The teachers are wonderful and supportive, and they are happy to meet with students where they are whether they want to dance for fun or competitions. We LOVE Rince Nua and are so happy to have found our Irish dancing home there!"
Ana Hulzebos, Rince Nua Mom
"Excellent school in the Northwest Metro for those interested in Irish Dance. My daughter instantly fell in love with the school and teachers, we love the teaching approach and the confidence it has given her. Opportunities for both group and private lessons allow you to choose the level and effort that is right for you. Multiple opportunities throughout the year for recreational performances for all levels as well. We love being part of Rince Nua!"