Traditional Irish dancing

ABC News' Will Ganss heads over to the New York Studio of Irish Step Dance to learn how to perform a traditional Irish jig just in time for St. Patrick's Day.
4:45 | 03/15/19

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Now reduced to gain weight from Saint Patrick's Day and already we're CNN as they race. That was horrible. What have you really want to get into the spirit you'll have to reach for them they have this year we've got messed. That's what are all a little lucky charm well again redbook were headed out. For the New York City the higher. The virus stands that's right tell Auburn haired couples all over you guys. That's it's that I did all my life I believe that if you're lucky enough to be Irish which I am then you're lucky enough. And it turns out you need a little more than luck to perform the I recent days particularly. Saint Patrick's Day. One time of year when everybody is Irish and everybody is ready to celebrate things including me. And what better way to get a leg up on your saint patty's party been with the dance. He apparently all Larry King playing you feel happy Kathleen Peterson. Who wanted to join south it's it's a fun thing to. Fun and to work out my lucky day is night lucky Irish stocks. First a warm up. Which eventually warmed up. Did they keep suing state and it keeps you young it's a great car radio worked out. And even if you're just looking to stay in shape like it's a really great way yeah. In fact the jigs and reels performed a competitions are so strenuous. That they typically only lasts just two to three minutes. But let's kiosks. He looked like a total sham rock star while you're doing. Don't doubt know. And I'm not the only one who. Picks up. Irish step dance. If there's something about with the unity ethic that this time of years just. Comes to life everybody's family like you good amnesty everybody's in the colored flag weather in the knitted sweaters and it's like well that's my grandfather you know it's not. You feel at such ease that everyone aside from his shenanigans that night might be on oh I don't know what you're talking about what shenanigans. Speaking of shenanigans it was time to see if I could try my hand at one of their traditional Irish jinx. But with a little luck. And some excellent teachers and fellow dancers. I got jiggy with it. The other thing I picked up on the site from the jig. Is that Irish step dancing means a lot more than looking cool and getting in a workout at canceling some saying that. If he can route I Elian's and it's from everyone from my bed a little games. Any solitary dolphin can join and letting it something that had eating greens in the culture. There any sense of the connection to history. I think dance absolutely it's like it gets handed down new dancers new Kansas City, Kansas and in the breakup he now lives pat yes stay six day old. Like every aren't in day that's almost like the universal language that let you can be doing anything. Like it totally different routine but think that anything has really display screens everywhere. Together happens and Patrick say yeah. Sosa. Not New York studio virus evidence will be performing Oliver New York City this weekend but right now. Again WB your guns out of closer fans down let inside did on the you go. One Q Greek. Reading Dan yeah very 5678. Jump kick what you did just. They've added that he stated and weren't hurt. Seven.

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