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Introduction to Irish Step Dancing with AARP NY

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Want to practice basic jig and reel steps this Irish American Heritage Month? AARP members and guests are invited to our virtual three-part beginners' series: Introduction to Irish Step Dancing with Irish dancer Michael Putman.

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Connect with AARP New York to learn the foundations of soft shoe Irish dancing through lively choreography and aerobic exercise while engaging with other members. By exercising new steps, dancing is a fun physical and mental challenge that could help you improve your balance, stability, coordination, and brain health.

Michael Putman was the 2009 World Champion of Irish Dance, eight-time Mid-American Champion, three-time North American Champion, and the 2010 All Ireland Champion. He has performed with The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Downtown Disney’s Raglan Road, and made his off-Broadway debut of the musical, Lighthouse.

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Join us for a unique and educational series that could empower participants to express themselves through dance and promote a healthy lifestyle. We look forward to seeing you virtually!

*All events are from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET




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