Continuing to dance through a pandemic....

At Rince na Gréine, we are all about the safety and wellbeing of our dancers and their families. It has certainly been a tough 18 months dancing through COVID, but we have kept on going, and our dancers have been amazing.  We were completely online (Zoom classes) for nearly one year, and almost all of our dancers stuck with us!  

In June 2021 we moved to our new, bigger studio where we have classes in person, but keep strict COVID protocols in place, which will continue with our fall classes:

  • All of our staff is fully vaccinated

  • Dancers and instructors wear masks while in the studio*

  • Parents wear masks in the waiting room

  • We take temperatures of all teachers and dancers before starting class

  • Everyone uses hand sanitizer before class, and during class as necessary

  • We have commercial-grade air purifiers with HEPA filters in both studios running during classes

  • We ask that dancers not come to class if they have any symptoms of COVID, or may have been exposed to the virus.

  • The entire studio is sanitized daily with special attention to high-touch areas

  • We follow the CDC and Minnesota Department of Heath guidelines for indoor gatherings (and occasionally impose stricter standards as we deem necessary)

    *We do offer two classes unmasked for parents who feel very strongly about their children not wearing masks:  Beginner Softshoe and Beginner Hardshoe on Wednesdays.  Except for dancers wearing masks, the rest of our protocols are adhered to during these classes.