Wednesday January 29, 2020

Irish dancer turned adversity into opportunity with Rinka

After surviving a bad car crash, Sarah Gillespie channelled her energies into showing the next generation how to dance

12th January, 2020
Rinka is about getting children active through high-energy games

Sarah Gillespie’s career as a competitive Irish dancer was cut short ten years ago by a car crash, but the 33-year-old has put her talents to use by helping children become more active through fun, game-led exercise classes.

The Donegal woman got into dancing as a girl because she was told that the exercise would alleviate her asthma. She went on to compete at world championship level and never considered another career.


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