Irish step dances, ranked
- •ReelsFast, fun, instant party pleaser dance
- •Slip JigsNo better way to feel like a graceful lovely sprite. Catching air on leaps in a slip jig is the beeeeessssst.
- •Treble JigsStabby, loud, and satisfying dance to do on days where you're frustrated or want to make a point.
- •Treble reelsJolly good fun, and what most people think of when they think of Irish dance, thanks to Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.
- •HornpipesSmooth, like butter, as my dance teacher would say. Bonus: you can make up a narrative in your head about being a pirate while you dance it.
- •Light JigsIf I must.
- •Single jigsEw oh god no