Congratulations to the dancers who attended the
January feiseanna!

Special Congratulations to Leah Brier—
4th PC U17 Wisconsin Winterfeis
5th PC U17 Dairyland Feis

Good luck to the dancers attending the February
feiseanna—St Louis Irish Arts and St Louis Winter

Special good luck wishes to Hannah Barnes
attending the All Ireland Championships in
Killarney, Ireland.

The following feiseanna are open for registration—
At www.quickfeis.com:
Buckeye State Feis March 30, Columbus, OH
At www.feisworx.com:
SLIA Feis, Feb 16 St Louis, MO
St Louis Winter Feis Feb 17 St Louis, MO
Lavin Cassidy Friday March 1 Lake Geneva, IL
Lavin Cassidy March 2 Lake Geneva, IL

NOTE: Don’t forget to change your level where
necessary when registering for feiseanna in 2019.

Practice Tip of the Month: Arch and Leg
Extension—Put a pencil on the floor and try to pick
it up with your toes.  This will develop your arch.  
As it becomes easier to pick up, move the pencil
further away. This will improve your extension.  
NOTE: This should be done in bare feet.

There will be no classes in Chicago Feb 8-14.
Classes resume Feb 15.
There will be no class in Chicago February 20.

There will be no class in Batavia Feb  9.

Foywear orders have arrived!! You may pick up
from your teacher.  Please bring payment to pick up.
No items will be distributed until payment has been

We have a few extra performance shirts in a variety
of sizes.  If you didn’t order one here is a chance to
correct that!  

Save the Dates:
Wednesday, March 13 Ireland on Parade
Sunday, March 17 Abington of Glenview

Congratulations to our senior dancers on their
participation in the filming of a movie promoting
peace through dance.   
Instagram: dancingjoymovie
Facebook: Dancing Joy
Website: www.joydancemovie.com
Be sure to like and follow so we can get a private
screening! Trailer now available for viewing on the

Attention All Dancers:
Don’t forget to join our yahoo group so you don’t
miss any important announcements and/or
information.  It just takes a second to join.  You do
not want to miss any important news. You can join at:
or use the link at the bottom of the opening page of
the website.  When asked for info about yourself,
just enter your name.

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!