The Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance is proud to serve dance classes, lessons and instruction to families in Connecticut cities including Newtown, Sandy Hook, Bethel, Danbury, Brookfield, Southbury, Oxford, Ridgefield, Redding, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Monroe, Easton, Middlebury, Georgetown, Weston, Woodbridge, Woodbury, Washington, New Milford, Middlebury, Sherman, Seymour, Naugatuck, Wilton, Bethlehem, Ansonia, Shelton, Trumbull, and New Fairfield, CT among many others! Hire Irish dancers  from our dance school to perform in Litchfield County, New Haven County, Fairfield County, CT and more!

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DANCE STUDIO FOR KIDS
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Proud  CLRG certified Irish step dancing school located in Connecticut, Certified through Dublin, Ireland and registered with Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America and New England, USA.

TESTIMONIALS

Simply amazing!!! Mr Craig and Miss Christina put their whole heart into this school and their students! It is apparent they love what they do and the students reflect the positive and nurturing spirit of the school! - Gretchen N.

Fantastic Irish dance school with wonderful teachers! My daughter loves going to her dance classes and has improved immensely under the instruction of Craig and Christina. She also has so many lovely dance friends here and there is such a positive, inspiring and good humoured atmosphere within the school. Ashurst Academy is a great place to learn and excel at Irish dancing while building self confidence and having fun at the same time. Communication with parents is also excellent. - Elaine L.

Craig and Christina are kind, nurturing, and my daughter loves them. They are incredibly gracious about answering questions for new-to-Irish-dancing parents and they always respond in a timely manner. The studio is well organized and class is really well organized as well , which to me, is the sign of a well-run studio. Although this is small, I love that they have a website with a parent portal. It's the only dance studio that we've participated in that has one - and it makes life so much easier!! Most importantly, my daughter loves it here. She practices all the time, which is a testament to how exciting Ashurst has made Irish dancing for her. - Valorie D

Top notch!! My girls have been taught by Miss Christina consistently for years and have done multiple summer camps with both Miss Christina and Mr. Craig as well. They are phenomenal. We all love them. Not only are they complete pros, they have a wonderful nurturing spirit and bring joy to their classes. I highly recommend The Ashurst Academy. - Kathleen G. 

After our first year with Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance, I am impressed with the quality of teaching that has been given to all students. This is the best school we have ever enrolled in. It isn't just the high quality of teaching, it is also about the comradery, the kindness, the generosity, the positive spirit, the enthusiasm, excellent communication - we just plain like to be there. - Laura H

Ashurst is simply the best! Craig and Christine are SO down to earth, fun, encouraging, and welcoming; and bring a ton of professional experience and expertise to the dancers. Most importantly, they are fantastic with the children! Our daughter leaves class every week with a smile, wanting to dance more. We could not more highly recommend Ashurst. - Laura D.

I am so excited that our daughter, Abby, has joined and thrived with Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance! Christina and Craig are amazing instructors who instill discipline and responsibility with nurturing kindness! - Rachel T.

I have found Ashurst Academy to be extremely professional and well run. Christina and Craig instruct in a firm, fair and encouraging way. Communication with parents is done clearly and in a timely manner. Never any guessing or ignored emails. We transferred from another school and have been extremely happy with our choice. - Maureen C.

I highly recommend Ashurst Academy. Craig and Christina are so kind, welcoming and professional. My daughter just loves to go to dance each week. The studio is very nice and at a great location. Craig and Christina are always so helpful. - Kathy F.

My daughters are so excited to attend classes each week. Miss Christina and Mr. Craig always make classes fun and interesting, while making sure that the students are learning. - Lori H.

My children had a very good time during lessons/camps. The teachers are great! - Leah S.