The Yeates Academy of Irish Dance is an educational institution that has been operational since 1985. With one of its locations in Portland, Ore., the academy s studios are equipped with stereo and heating and air conditioning systems. Its studios feature hardwood floors and full-length mirrors. The academy s studios waiting rooms include refrigerators and microwaves. The Yeates Academy of Irish Dance offers group classes in soft and hard shoe dancing. It also conducts workshops and organizes dance competitions. In addition, the academy maintains a staff of instructors and choreographers. The Yeates Academy of Irish Dance is certified by the Irish Dancing Commission.