Emily Vanston is a professional swing dancer based out of New York’s Hudson Valley.
She offers expert instruction in a warm, supportive environment for dancers of all levels.

Upcoming Events

Fri, June 22nd – Teaching workshops at HVCD’s First Friday
Plus a performance by the SunHoppers! More info

June 23rd-30th – Teaching at Ashokan Western & Swing Week
The happiest place on earth! Please join me at “summer camp”! More info

Sun, July 1st – NEW! Rooftop dance w/ live band in Beacon!
6:00 – Int Workshop, 7:00 – Beg lesson, 7:30 – Live music. More info

Sun, July 8th – “Swing with Emily Vanston” at the Dance Depot
*THIS MONTH ON SUNDAY*

7:30 – Workshops, 8:30 – DJ’d swing dance. More info

Fri, July 13th – Workshops and dance w/ live band @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshops, 7:30 – Intro lesson, 8:30 – Dance. More info

July 20-22 – Performing at the Saratoga Race Track
Dancing to live music performed by Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers

July 27-29 – Performing at the Saratoga Race Track
Dancing to live music performed by Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers

Header photo (c) Stuart Dean Photography

Current Classes

*Mondays* @ 9:30 AM – Basic Tap *Moving to Mondays for July & August*
Where: Hudson Valley Dance Depot – LaGrangeville, NY
When: Next series begins Monday, July 2nd! Sign up for the full 8-week series, or drop in any time.
About: Wanna shuffle off to Buffalo, or tackle a time step? Learn the basics of tap dance in this fun and welcoming class. No experience necessary–you don’t even need to own tap shoes.
More Info: Click here to learn more or to register.

No group swing classes are being offered at this time. Please email me to be notified when new classes begin!

Private Lessons and Group Privates
Private lessons and small group privates are always available: learn at your own pace, in your own home, on your own schedule…alone, with a partner, or with your friends! Visit my Services page for more info, or email me to set something up.

“A refined, experienced, devoted, nurturing, user-friendly instructor with excellent public speaking skills and a joy-filled personality.”

– Hudson Valley Dance Depot