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, Jan. 12th – Basic Tap classes begin at the Dance Depot
9:30 AM – Register for 8-week session, or just drop in. More info

Fri, Jan. 12th – Workshops and dance w/ live band @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshops, 7:30 – Intro lesson, 8:30 – Dance. More info

Sat, Jan. 13th – “Swing with Emily Vanston” at the Dance Depot
7:30 – Workshops, 8:30 – DJ’d swing dance. More info

Sun, Jan. 28th – Rhythm Exploration workshop with Uptown Swing
4:00 PM – A taste of tap and rhythmic revelry for all levels. More info

Fri, Feb. 9th – Workshops and dance w/ live band @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshops, 7:30 – Intro lesson, 8:30 – Dance. More info

Sat, Feb. 10th – “Swing with Emily Vanston” at the Dance Depot
7:30 – Workshops, 8:30 – DJ’d swing dance. More info

Fri, Feb 16th – Performing at the Flurry Festival
Performing world and percussive dance with the Vanaver Caravan

Fri, Feb. 23rd – Teaching workshops at Fourth Friday dance
Plus performance debut of the Hudson Valley SunHoppers!

Fri, Mar. 9th – Workshops and dance w/ live band @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshops, 7:30 – Intro lesson, 8:30 – Dance. More info

Current Classes

Fridays @ 9:30 AM – Basic Tap
Where: Hudson Valley Dance Depot – LaGrangeville, NY
When: Next series begins January 12th! 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.

Header photo (c) Stuart Dean Photography

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

– Hudson Valley Dance Depot