OBHG Physician Straps on the Ghillies with Irish Dance School

By Kristine Hartvigsen on January 5th, 2017

Ob Hospitalist Group Team Lead physician Dr. Dympna Weil, a former competitive Irish dancer, hadn’t performed a jig since residency more than 10 years ago. Not only was her young daughter learning to dance, but she missed the delight it brought as well as the exercise. It was a passion she longed to revisit.

Seeking balance and the flexibility to teach and spend more time with her daughter, Dr. Weil traded private practice for hospitalist medicine with OBHG and slowly built a plan to open an Irish dance school in Saratoga Springs, NY, a school much like the one her aunt owned on Long Island. In September 2016, Dr. Weil opened Mise Eire Irish Dancers in Saratoga Springs. With a full roster of young students, she hopes to add classes for adults in the new year.

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