Join us and take Irish dance classes in Lexington

Whether you’re looking for someone to teach at your event, searching for a fun way to exercise or wanting to take your dance experience to the next level, the Bluegrass Ceili Academy is the answer.


Founded in Lexington in 2015, the Bluegrass Ceili Academy brings more than a decade of teaching experience and ceili expertise to Central Kentucky.

Irish dance classes in Lexington for children, adults


The Bluegrass Ceili Academy offers Irish dance classes in Lexington through Artworks at the Carver School, a community cultural arts facility operated by Lexington Parks & Recreation.  Through its Kiddie Kapers & Company Dance Program, Bluegrass Ceili Academy teaches both children and adults.  Classes focus on group choreography — known as ceili dancing — for fun, for performance and for competition.

Registration for 2017-2018 classes is open now via the Lexington Parks and Recreation website

Spring 2018 Bluegrass Ceili Academy Classes

Children’s Irish Dance
(ages 6-15)
Specific instruction will include standard ceilis for performance. Students with previous dance or Irish dance experience are welcome.Monday
6-6:55 p.m.
$60Feb. 5 – May 7Register Now
Adult Irish Dance
(ages 16+)
Specific instruction will include standard ceilis for performance and/or competition. Students with or without previous dance or Irish dance experience are welcome.Monday
7-7:55 p.m.
$76Feb. 5 – May 7Register Now


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Irish dance workshops in Lexington

Bluegrass Ceili Academy also offers individual or small group lessons and workshops*.

If you’re interested in booking an Irish dance workshop or individual or small group lessons, please complete our workshop registration form online. (Opens a Google Form in a new window.)

* Instruction by the Bluegrass Ceili Academy, which is certified under An Coimisuin le Rinci Gaelacha (CLRG), is open to dancers not currently affiliated with another CLRG school. 

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