Friendly, professional swing dance instruction in the Hudson Valley

Fall classes start September 5th!

Upcoming Events

Fri, Aug 4th - Performing at the Saratoga Race Track
With Ray Davis and Reggie's Red Hot Feetwarmers

Fri, Aug 4th - Teaching at the Albany First Friday Dance
With Ray Davis and Reggie's Red Hot Feetwarmers

Thurs, Aug 10th - Performing at the Mohonk Mountain House
With the Vanaver Caravan Dance and Music Company

Fri, Aug 18th - Performing at the Saratoga Race Track
With Lewi Gilamichael and Reggie's Red Hot Feetwarmers

Fri, Sept. 1st - Performing at the Saratoga Race Track
With Bobby White and Reggie's Red Hot Feetwarmers

Tues, Sept. 5th - Swing classes begin at the Dance Depot
6- and 8-count Lindy Hop for all levels. More info

Fri, Sept. 8th - Tap classes begin at the Dance Depot
All levels welcome! No tap shoes required. More info

Sat, Sept. 9th - "Swing with Emily Vanston" at the Dance Depot
7:30 - Workshops, 8:30 - DJ'd swing dance. More info

Sat, Oct. 21st - "Swing with Emily Vanston" at the Dance Depot
7:30 - Workshops, 8:30 - DJ'd swing dance. More info

Fri, Oct. 27th - Teaching workshops at Fourth Friday dance
Teaching Charleston workshops and performing. More info

Current Classes

Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM - 6-Count Swing/Lindy Hop
Where: Hudson Valley Dance Depot - LaGrangeville, NY
When: September classes begin 9/5
Description: Also called East Coast Swing or Jitterbug, this is the place to begin your swing dance journey. Appropriate for absolute beginners as well as more experienced dancers looking to refine their technique and hone their basics. Click here for more info or to register.

Tuesdays @ 7:30 PM - 8-Count Swing/Lindy Hop
Where: Hudson Valley Dance Depot - LaGrangeville, NY
When: September classes begin 9/5
For more experienced swing dancers who are comfortable with 6-count patterns and are ready to expand into 8-count patterns. We'll explore a variety of 8-count figures, transitions, and concepts, based on student interest and ability. Click here for more info or to register.

Fridays @ 9:30 AM - Basic Tap
Where: Hudson Valley Dance Depot - LaGrangeville, NY
When: September classes begin 9/8
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. Click here for more info or to register.

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.