Classes & Workshops


Check out our current and upcoming dance classes listed below. Students taking any weekday class can attend our Weekly Tuesday Practice Session for FREE.


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Swing Patterns
Tuesdays  Apr 2 - Apr 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Take your moves and make them flow! Swing dance is a street dance – it is sheer fun and energy; a combination of connection and athletics. This energetic class will liven up your week with rhythms from the Roaring 20’s through WWII era Big Band Jazz - Creativity encouraged!

    Prerequsites: Must have taken at least four hours of beginning swing and know the six-count basic footwork, including triple-steps; please contact the instructors if you aren't sure that you meet the pre-reqs for this class.

    Cost: $40/person for the 4-week series. 

    Prerequsites: Must have taken at least four hours of beginning swing and know the six-count basic footwork, including triple-steps; please contact the instructors if you aren't sure that you meet the pre-reqs for this class.

    Please bring a change of clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes to protect your knees and our wooden dance floor.

    Pre-register at http://vermontswings.com/classes.php

    Questions? Please contact us at contact@vermontswings.com or contact the instructors: julianadixon@hotmail.com

    Vermont Swings is an LGBTQS affirming community. Everyone is welcome to join and experience our dance community.

     

Beginning Swing
Tuesdays  Apr 9 - Apr 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    This class will provide an introduction swing dance, also known as Jitterbug, Rock 'n Roll, or East Coast Swing. This is a fun social dance that is most often associated with Jazz and Big Band Music from the 1920s to 1940s, but can also be danced to faster tempo rock 'n roll songs from the 1950s up to contemporary music.

    John & Mo will teach you the basics of the dance rhythm and movements to have you dancing with any partner by the first night and help you develop skills to use in any social dance environment from clubs to weddings and beyond!

    This class will teach a variety of moves and is designed to be progressive. We will learn new moves building on the skills of the previous week. No partner or experience is required.

    Cost: $10/$8 students for each class or $40/$32 for the 4-week series, FREE entry into the Practice Session. Repeat students $5 per class!

    Prerequisites: No previous dance experience is required; these classes are suitable for dancers of all levels. If you've taken this class as a follow or lead, try taking it as the other role!

    No partner necessary.

    Please bring a change of clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes to protect your knees and our wooden dance floor.

    Pre-register at http://vermontswings.com/classes.php

    Questions? Please contact us as contact@vermontswings.com

    Vermont Swings is an LGBTQS affirming community. Everyone is welcome to join and experience our dance community.



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CANCELLED - Beginner Texas 2-Step in Waterbury!
Tuesdays  Apr 16 - May 7
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Due to low pre-registration enrollment, this class has been cancelled.  We may offer it again in the Fall 2019.  Feel free to contact us with any questions - contact@vermontswings.com



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Introductory Swing
Tuesdays  May 7 - May 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Learn the basics of Swing Dance with Terry and Cate. This is the starting point to go on to any style of swing dance, whether Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Shag, or whatever. We will learn the fundamentals, including a six-count basic footwork, techiniques for leading and following, and several cool moves ... enough to  have fun on the dance floor.

    Cost: $40/person for the 4-week series.  No Partner necessary. 

    This is a progressive series, we will learn concepts that build on each other from week to week. Please no drop-ins after the first class without instructor permission.

    Prerequsites: No previous dance experience required; these classes are suitable for dancers of all levels.

    Please bring a change of clean, non-marking shoes to protect our beautiful wooden dance floor.

    Pre-register at http://vermontswings.com/classes.php

    Questions? Please contact us at contact@vermontswings.com

    Vermont Swings is an LGBTQS affirming community. Everyone is welcome to join and experience our dance community.



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