The Foley Academy offers Traditional Irish Dance lessons and Ceili Dancing classes in Reston, VA.

We cultivate a positive, interactive, and motivating atmosphere that inspires our dancers to conquer their goals. Whether you are looking to Irish Dance for fun, fitness, performance, or competition, we will be right by your side for every step along your journey!

We are excited to welcome all dancers and parents, and we are looking forward to a fun and successful dance season!

SPRING SESSION Pre-Registration OPEN: CLICK HERE to Pre-Register or email

All New Students Receive a Free Foley Academy T-Shirt




2019 Fall Performances

We had many exciting performances this Fall! On Saturday, September 21, Foley Academy performed at the SVES 40th Birthday Party. The weather was great, and the dancers were able to enjoy the food trucks and games after their performance! The following weekend, September 28, we performed at the 2019 Reston Multicultural Festival. This is our 2nd time performing

2019 Summer Performances

We performed at two wonderful events this summer. The first was at Chantilly Library in July. We performed for a lovely audience and then provided a 20 minute lesson to the kids in the audience. The second performance was at the 2019 Alexandria Irish Festival at the end of August. This is one of our

Spring Performances

We had several fun performances around Reston this Spring, which included the Reston Children’s Center Carnival, the 2019 Taste of Reston, and the Reston Station Summerbration with Sineadh Fada. We lucked out with beautiful weather for all of these outdoor shows! Check out our Picture Gallery to see how much fun our dancers had! We hope to

Foley Academy has a New Home!

On April 22, 2019, all classes officially moved to the Foley Academy Dance Studio! During the Spring Break, Ms. Shannon and Mr. Jacob finalized the studio renovations so that we could make our move before our dancers returned to classes from the break. Our studio is located in Reston at: 11260 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite

2019 Reston Founder’s Day

On Saturday, April 6, 2019 we performed at Reston Founder’s Day. This event is held annually at Lake Anne Plaza to celebrate the anniversary of Reston’s founding with the Reston Historic Trust and Museum. Our dancers performed on the plaza in front of the beautiful Lake Anne. We showcased our Ceili routines, as well as