MEGHAN TORNO SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 

2641 South Hanley Rd. St. Louis, MO 63144

Phone: 314.369.7350    Email: dublinaire1@aol.com

private Lessons

Private lessons should not be a substitute for regular classes. These lessons should primarily be utilized to enhance a dancer’s preparation for an upcoming major event or learning new steps. 

 

General rules for dancers wanting to schedule private lessons:

  • Dancer must be enrolled in at least 3 classes per week (not including Show Team or Ceili)

  • Dancer must be attending all regularly scheduled classes 

  • Dancer must be actively participating and engaged in classes and practicing at home

 

There are specific circumstances where private lessons will be authorized outside of the noted general rules above:

  • Dancer has transferred from another school

  • Dancer has qualified for the next dancing level, but needs to learn additional steps for class

  • Dancer has qualified for Oireachtas and needs to learn Oireachtas steps for class

  • Dancer is preparing for a grade examination

  • Dancer is returning from a longer-term injury or illness

  • Teacher has suggested private lessons

 

 

 

*Generally reserved for PC/OC dancers, but may offer shared private lessons for non-champ Oireachtas soloist (Sept-Nov). Beginner-Prizewinner dancers may also request a 30 minute consultation with Meghan (based on availability).

 

Scheduling: Contact the instructor directly to schedule your private lesson:

Email Meghan at dublinaire1@aol.com

Text Doxey at 314-681-5203 or email at doxey.mt@gmail.com

Text Margaret at 636-544-6476 or email at margaret.sliger@slu.edu

Text Kelly at 918-510-9279 or email at ahernkelly@gmail.com

Text Colleen at 630-453-3481 or email at colleen.s.corcoran@slu.edu

Text Nora at 314-753-3424 or email at njoyce@iwacademy.org 
 

Payments: Private lessons fees are posted on your Jackrabbit Parent Portal 24 hours in advance of the lesson. You can pay via eCheck or credit card directly within the Parent Portal. You can setup auto-charge within your profile settings and have private lessons auto-charged to your credit card 24 hours in advance.

If paying cash, please put the cash in an envelope with your name and lesson date and provide directly to the instructor at the time of the lesson. 

 

Late Fee: There is a $10 late fee for any lesson that is not paid within 2 weeks of the lesson date. Families will be required to pre-pay for lessons after two incidents of late payment. 

 

Cancelation: Private lessons must be canceled at least 24-hours in advance. Failure to cancel a lesson will result in full charge for the lesson. Exceptions for extenuating circumstances (weather, illness, emergencies) will be made at the discretion of the instruction.