Erin Cooney, Owner and Founder of Rince Nua, has been teaching Irish Dance in Minnesota since 2002.
In 2009, Erin became the first American-born to pass the Irish Dance Teacher Diploma from Cumann Rince Náisiúnta in Dublin, Ireland.
Erin opened Rince Nua Irish Dance in Maple Grove in 2012.
By founding her own dance school, it allowed Erin to:
> Start offering classes for children ages five and under
> Start providing a higher level training program for advanced students
> Create a more wholesome dance studio environment for children
Many of Erin's students have gone on to medal at the World Irish Dancing Championships, start their own Irish Dance Schools, or receive their Irish Dance Teacher's Diploma (O.D.C.R.N).
Rince Nua's Teaching Staff
Rince Nua's staff is composed of talented and committed Irish Dancers who are passionate about teaching Irish Dance to children.
They provide students with clear instruction, ongoing encouragement, as well as applause and celebrations as students learn new skills, overcome challenges, and achieve goals.