World-class Irish Dancing for Ages 2 – Adult

Character. Technique. Joy. Come discover the world of Irish dance!

Congratulations Garet Z. All Ireland Champion 2020!

Congratulations Madeleine M. u8 Top 5 at Southern Region Oireachtas 2019

Champion dancers performing at Wolf Trap.

Oireachtas dancers getting ready for the 4-hand competition.

Champions with their supportive teachers.

A beautiful day for a parade!

Team day at Oireachats.

#boysdancetoo

u10 Mixed Ceili 2nd place at Oireachtas.

Bringing home the feis hardware (or in this case ornaments!)

Top 3 in the Colonial Feis special Future Champion competition.

Garet Z – 2017 u7 All-Scotland Champion!

Dance friends are for life.

Never too young to dance!!


Happy St. Patrick’s Day ! It’s March Madness! 

Download our full March performance schedule and come out to support our Southern Academy dancers. Shows for all ages! Libraries, senior centers, schools and, of course, Irish Pubs! See you there!

We are a certified school of Irish dance based in the greater Northern Virginia region.  Our school is committed to providing excellence in instruction and we are proud not only of our students’ competitive achievements, but also of our caring and supportive community of dance families.

Whether your goal is to learn the techniques and skills required to compete at the local, national and international level, to form your character through the discipline of this truly athletic activity, to meet lifelong friends, or just to have fun, you can feel right at home with the Southern Academy of Irish Dance.  Join us today!

Inquire now about joining a Spring 2020 Class.

Check out what some of our families are saying about SAID on our Testimonials page.

Located in the greater Northern Virginia region with studios in Dulles, Warrenton and Front Royal

Warrenton: Progressions
376 Waterloo St
Warrenton, VA 20187

Dulles: Progressions/Elite Dance
23521 Overland Dr Suite 104
Sterling, VA 20166    

Front Royal: Warren County Health & Human Resources Complex, The Band Room
465 West 15th St
Front Royal, VA 22630

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