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

Sun, May 5th – Turn, Turn, Turn @ The Bardavon
7 PM show – Performing with The Vanaver Caravan

Fri, May 17th – Swing Dance @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshop | 7:30 – Beginner lesson | 8:00 – Live music

Sat-Sun, June 15-16 – Performing at the Clearwater Festival
Performing with The Vanaver Caravan.

Fri, June 21st – Swing Dance @ Unison Arts
6:30 – Workshop | 7:30 – Beginner lesson | 8:00 – Live music

June 22-29 – Ashokan Western and Swing Week
Teaching Lindy Hop with Dan Respch

July 4-7 – Performing at Rudolstadt Festival in Germany
“Probably one of Europe‚Äôs most influential world music festivals.” – Ken Hunt
Performing with The Vanaver Caravan. Schedule TBD.

Header photo (c) Stuart Dean Photography

 

News & Announcements

Competition results from Boston Tea Party (March 21-24, 2019):

1st place – Open Balboa J&J (w/ Luis Arredondo)
3rd place – Advanced Lindy Hop J&J (w/ Austin Neverman)

The Vanaver Caravan to perform at the famous Bardavon Opera House on May 5th, and at Germany’s Rudolstadt Festival in July!

Ashokan Western and Swing Week is coming up, June 22-29…this is an incredible summer camp experience not to be missed!

Private Lessons

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.

No weekly group classes are being offered at this time.

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

– Hudson Valley Dance Depot