CINCINNATI HIGHLAND DANCERS

A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Class Information

Your first class is free!  Contact us to claim your free class: [email protected]


Tartan Tots - Ages 4-6

PRIVATE LESSON - TO SCHEDULE EMAIL US

For this age group, lessons are most productive in a 1:1 situation.  We offer a 20 minute private lesson for our youngest dancers to ensure quality use of time and limit distractions.  Parents are encouraged to attend in order to help children practice at home between lessons.  The children will learn Pas de Basques & Highcuts, beginning steps for the Highland Fling and Sword Dance. These children will have a variety of opportunities to perform and compete throughout the year and may also be able to compete at some local or regional competitions.


One Hour Classes for Beginner-Intermediate Dancers- Ages 6 & up

BEGINNER THURSDAY 6:00PM-7:00PM or FRIDAY 3:00PM-4:00PM (or private lesson)

INTERMEDIATE FRIDAY 4:00PM-5:00PM (or private lesson)

This 60-minute class is for brand new dancers up through the Intermediate level of competitive dancing.  Students will learn traditional Scottish Highland and National dances including the Highland Fling, Sword Dance and Seann Truibhas. Dancers have many opportunities throughout the year to perform for the community and may also be able to compete in Highland dance competitions throughout the region. 


Advanced Highland - Teacher recommendation   

TUESDAYS 6:00PM-7:30PM

This 90-minute class is for more serious students in the Intermediate and Premier levels of competition of for recreational dancers with a vast knowledge of the Highland and National dances.  This class will focus on improving technique, stamina and fitness.  We will also explore more of the national dances and additional steps to dances already known.  This group will have even more opportunities to perform and can compete on the National and World levels.


Adult Highland - Ages 18+ - All Levels   

WEDNESDAYS 7:00PM-8:00PM

This 60-minute class will be run at multiple levels with Beginner and Advanced dancers participating together.  If you have always wanted to give it a shot, now if the time!  This class will focus on teaching dances, improving technique, stamina and fitness.  Adults will have opportunities to perform and can compete if desired. 


* PLEASE NOTE: Highland Dancing is a vigorous, high impact activity.  It requires high cardiovascular capacity, strong leg muscles and joints.  Persons with physical or health challenges should consult their physician prior to signing up for classes.   

Class Pricing Information

Private Instruction

Locations

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 Eastgate Schedule

Celtic Corner

502 Old State Route 74

Cincinnati, OH 45244

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30 - Advanced Highland

Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00 - Adult Highland Ages 18+

Friday 3:00-4:00 - Beginner Highland ages 7+

Friday 4:00-5:00 Intermediate Highland

Tartan Tots Ages 4-6 - by Appointment

502 Old State Route 74, 45244

Rules and Policies

Payment Policy:

  • All classes and lessons are pre-paid via check or paypal sent to [email protected] or Venmo @Cincy-HighlandDancers.
  • Students in the same family and in the same class can share a lesson package.
  • Classes run year round.  Holidays and breaks will be announced.

Cancellations:

  • There is a 24-hour cancellation policy for all Classes, Semi-Private and Private Lessons.
  • If it becomes necessary to change or cancel your class or appointment, we must hear from you at least 24 hours before that lesson in order to avoid charging you for that lesson.
  • If you cancel on the day of your lesson; a lesson will be deducted from your Lesson Package.
  • If you purchased a single Lesson and cancel the day of the booking; that lesson will be charged and you will have to pre-pay for a new lesson.

Refunds:

  • Tuition fees are not refundable or transferable.  
  • Tuition is NOT PRO-RATED due to absences or missed lessons.

CHD Rules and Policies

  • Dress code will be enforced. Leotard or Sports Bra, snug shorts, knee high socks, highland dance shoes (ghillies). or black ballet shoes for beginners.
  • Long Hair in ponytail or bun, all other hair pulled back off the face.
  • Eastgate: Parents are not permitted to wait in Celtic Corner.  Parents must wait in the studio or they may wait in cars or return at the end of class.
  • Parents are encouraged to watch their child in class in order to help them practice at home.   
  • No gum or candy is allowed in the classroom.
  • No student may enter class if more than 10 minutes late.
  • No child may enter the dance room unless supervised by a teacher.
  • CHD reserves the right to dismiss any student for disciplinary reasons.
  • You will be notified via email of cancellations due to weather.  You will not be charged for classes that we cancel.