Under the direction of Bella Yerina since 1978, our school is registered with An Coimisiun Le Rince Gaelacha, Dublin Ireland, The Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America, and The Western U.S. Irish Dance Teachers Association.
The school is based in Thousand Oaks, California and offers classes in Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Northridge, Encino and Westlake Village.
The O'Connor School has been operating in the San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, Conejo Valley and Santa Clarita Valley since 1978 under the direction of Bella O'Connor Yerina, T.C.R.G. Bella came to the United States in 1960 from Waterford, Ireland where she danced with the Troy School of Irish Dance. Presently, she is treasurer of the Western U.S. Region of the Irish Dance Teachers' Association of North America. Bella is married and has three children and seven grandsons. The O'Connor School of Irish Dance hosts the Feis Rinnce Conejo Valley which takes place in late February or early March each year.
Feel free to contact us via:
email - Joell Poppen
phone - (805) 402-9157
Starting in September:
Classes for Pre-school aged Girls and Boys (ages 3-4) will be in:
Santa Clarita on Tuesdays - 1:30pm-2:30pm
Thousand Oaks on Wednesdays - 1:30pm-2:30pm
Contact Joell Poppen for more information: