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Oonagh Lynch Benson


Athens Director

Oonagh Lynch Benson, TCRG, enjoys sharing her Irish heritage with her dancers through her lifelong love of Irish dance. She encourages all students to perform and compete their best while emphasizing fun, friendship, and teamwork.


All dancers are evaluated by our certified staff to determine which class would best suit their needs. Be aware that competition level does not determine class placement.

Intro To Irish

The Intro To Irish class is designed for dancers ages 4 and up to learn the basic movements and motions involved in Irish dance. Students are introduced to Irish music, foot placement, and point. 

Thursdays - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

Beginner Class

The Beginner Class is designed to introduce new students to the unique style of Irish Dance. Students will learn basic skills and step work. Ages 5+.

Thursday - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Intermediate/Advanced Class

This class is for Novice through Championship dancers and focuses on helping dancers achieve their competitive goals through an emphasis on technique, style, and fitness.

Thursday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Contact Us

Dance FX

396 Foundry St

Athens, GA 30601


Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance

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