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About the author:
Elise Wright has been involved with Irish dancing for over 20 years. She competed at an elite level with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha, and has travelled extensively to compete and perform. Elise is a media strategist with a passion for writing, great storytelling, and social media. She also has an incredible ability to recall every step of every set dance, reel, and hornpipe she ever did. Fun fact: As a child, Elise mimed the Riverdance song during a performance at the Sydney Opera House, causing several Australian celebrities to compliment her on her wonderful singing voice. She has never lived it down.

Louise Lenihan has also been involved with Irish dancing for over 20 years. She competed and performed internationally before gaining her teacher qualification with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha. By day, Louise is a television marketing executive with a background in film and television production. By night, she teaches dancing with an established school in Sydney. Fun fact: Louise was the 2010 Sydney Rose of Tralee, and performed Irish dancing to the famous Men At Work song 'Down Under' during the live broadcast of the finals. She has also never lived it down.

Parade of Champions

Inspiration For The Irish Dancer

Authored by Elise Wright
Authored with Louise Lenihan
Edition: 1

What sets the champions apart? We wanted to find out and share it with you, to inspire you.

For every Irish dancer who makes it to the world championships, there are hundreds of beginners practising their first reel, gently lacing their shoes and dreaming of one day being on that big stage. And for every dancer who makes it to that revered world stage, precious few ever know the thrill of stepping onto the podium.

We have gathered the blood, sweat, and tears of all of the top champions, the dancers who have stood atop the podium, danced in the Parade of Champions, worn the sash, and raised the trophy. We asked them for their secrets, their inspirations, what drives them, and packaged it into a book for every Irish dancer, young or old, beginner or world qualifier, to share some of the inspiration that our champions live by. Their advice will teach you to think like a champion, and help you to reach your goals.

Authors Louise Lenihan TCRG and Elise Wright danced together for over 20 years, competing at an elite level with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha, and performing around the world.

Publication Date:
1494310546 / 9781494310547
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Performing Arts / Dance / General

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