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Well-Dance for Seniors

Well-Dance is a dance course for people age 55+, putting music & movement together in a recipe for feeling wonderful! All classses take place on Zoom internet platform.

Enjoy this Class which will guide you through a series of simple, modern and creative dance movements & exercises focusing on musicality, expression, rhythm and flow while improving your balance, fluidity, flexibility and strength. These dance sessions will empower you in a refreshing and enjoyable way.

To register contact 01 280 3455 or email info(at)

Well-Dance at Home Classes On-line with Zoom

Tuesdays        11am-12:00pm (Experienced)

                         12:30 - 1:30pm (Experienced)

Thursdays       11am-12:00pm (Improvers)

Fridays             11am-12:00pm (Dancing Well with Parkinsons)

Well-Dance Live Classes @ DTI

April 13 - June 15

Wednesdays  11am-12:00pm (Experienced)  REGISTER €115 - 10 weeks

Please Read DTI Protocols for Attending Live Classes

For Info Contact 01 280 3455 or Email  info(at)

Well-Dance in the Park in June / July

Join us!  Free! All times 2pm!

Thursday June 16    Myrtle Square, outside DTI Studio at Bloomfields
Monday June 20      Moran Park, Green Space outside dlr LexIcon
Thursday June 30    People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire
Thursday July 7       Cabinteely Park, near Cabinteely House


Article on Well-Dance for Seniors by Laura Colgan | Irish Daily Star | March 2019

Article on Well-Dance for Seniors by Sylvia Thomson | The Irish Times | February 2018

Article on Well-Dance for Seniors by Arlene Harris | Womans Way | January 2018

Twenty Inspiring Elders

Photos - Well-Dance Oct 2018 >>

Photos - Well-Dance Feb 2017 >>

Photos - Well-Dance May 2016 >>

Photos - Well-Dance Nov 2015 >>

Photos - Well-Dance June 2015 >>

Photos - Well-Dance 2014 >>

Video - An interview with Well-Dance participants

Video - National Lottery Award - Dublin 1

Video - National Lottery Award - Dublin 2

Video - Are Ya Dancin'? Well Dance Bealtaine 2019 >>

Video - Celebration Well Dance for Seniors & Vintage Youth 2017 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class - Staying Alive! March 2017 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class February 2017 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class April 2016 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class January 2014 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class April 2014 >>

Video - Well-Dance Class June 2015 >>


Dancing Well with Parkinson's at Home

Classes On-Line with Zoom continue.

Fridays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dance Theatre Ireland (DTI) in association with Move4Parkinson’s offer these modern dance classes for People with Parkinson’s, their families and care-partners.  Focusing on musicality, rhythm, expression, connection, and joy, this 1 hour “do as you are able” activity promotes freedom of movement and creativity.   DTI is part of the Dance for PD membership programme, a dance programme which is proven to improve physical and emotional well-being for people with Parkinson’s in over 100 communities around the world.

The “Dancing Well With Parkinson’s” project is kindly supported by HSE National Lottery Funds.
Here for further information about
, a locally based resource organisaition for People with Parkinsons and their families, providing information and support to help improve their quality of life.

Registration Form Telephone 01 280 3455 |PHOTOS|VIDEO

Water Crane Dance at DTI for World Parkinson’s Congress Kyoto 2019

Movement to Music Inclusive of People with Dementia

an activity of HSE Living Well with Dementia CHO6

Live In-Person Classes continue.

Wednesdays 1:45 - 3:15pm

Holy Family Parish Hall, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire

This “live in person” gentle dance class is inclusive of people with Dementia and their family / care-partners.  Focusing on musicality, rhythm and expression, this 1 hour “do as you are able” activity promotes joyful well-being for everyone.  DTI is part of the HSE Living Well with Dementia CHO 6 programme, a community-based project that supports people wth dementia to continue to live at home and participate in their own community. Venue is Holy Family Parish Hall, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire.

To Register  contact Mary Spain 086 0418450

RTE Claire Byrne Live Special Report Featuring Anna Geary visiting a LWwD dance class

Robert Connor speaking about Dance and Dementia on RTE Claire Byrne Live

Article on Dancing Well with Dementia by Alan O'Keefe | Sunday Independent | February 2018


Vintage Youth - DTI Seniors Performance Ensemble

Vintage Youth 2021 online Peformance Jerusalema Jam

New Performance - "Still Here" Friday May 27th for Bealtaine Festival

"Still Here" - Vintage Youth reflect on their experience through the Covid pandemic, their connection with Nature, and how they sustained.

FREE Outdoor Performances  Friday Oct 1st

Join Vintage Youth, DTI's Seniors Performance Ensemble

Celebrating International Older Persons Day

* 11:15 Myrtle Square--the area outside the DTI Centre for Dance, Bloomfields, in front of Dunphys and the IMC Cinema

* 2:00 pm DLR LexIcon Moran Park

* 4:30 Cabinteely Park 

Performance time :  Approx 20 min each (weather permitting)

IN CASE OF RAIN:  If it is bad weather, performance would be the next GOOD day...Date will be posted on our website

For Further information:


Vintage Youth is DTI's Seniors Dance Ensemble formed by participants in Dance Theatre of Ireland’s Well-Dance for Seniors classes. They perform in Theatres and for Special Events.

‘Wisdom Moves’ reflects on significant experiences, touchstone moments and insights on life and living. Recently, Vintage Youth members also performed with members of Dublin Youth Dance Company to present 'The River of Now' at their 2019 dlr LexIcon performances. DTI Artistic Directors Robert Connor and Loretta Yurick choreograph and collaboratively direct the group.

Photos and Videos below. Supported by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, The Arts Council & The Ireland Funds.

For Information please contact 01 280 3455 or  Email  info(at)

Past Vintage Youth Performances


Vintage Youth 2020/21 online Peformance Jerusalema Jam


Vintage Youth Wisdom Moves Performance Nov 2019 | PHOTOS | TRAILER | FULL LENGTH

Vintage Youth & DYD The River of Now, Nov 2019 | PHOTOS | VIDEO


Vintage Youth It's Time We Dance, Performance, Dec 2018 | PHOTOS | TRAILER | FULL LENGTH

Vintage Youth Performance, DTI Centre for Dance May 2018 | PHOTOS

Vintage Youth Performance, Sonas APC National Dementia Conference


Vintage Youth It's About Time, Performance, DLR LexIcon, Nov 18 Matinees

Rehearsals 2017 photos | Performances 2017 photos

Vintage Youth May 2017 Performance VIDEO | Nov 2017 Performance VIDEO


Vintage Youth, Performance PHOTOS, DLR LexIcon 2015 >>

VIDEO - Vintage Youth Performance at dlr LexIcon 2015 >>

Vintage Youth 2014 DTI Seniors Performance Group rehearsal PHOTOS>>








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