Classes & Workshops


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


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Beginner Swing
Tuesdays  Sep 7 - Sep 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    This 4-week series starts from the very beginning and works on the groove and connection that make swing dancing such a fun and versatile dance. This is a class for new dancers or those wanting a refresher or to learn a new role.

    No partner necessary!

    Teachers: Lisa & Michael
    Location: Main Ballroom (Upstairs)
    Cost: $10/$5 with valid Student ID (includes 2 hour practice session after class)

    Let us know you're coming and pre-register on this page.

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

    Vaccinated dancers are welcome to join us. Proof of vaccination is required. This will be a fully vaccinated, mask-required dancing environment.

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



Westie Wednesdays Guided Practice and Social Dance
Wednesdays  Sep 8 - Sep 29
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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    Welcome to #westiewednesdays! We will spend some time in the first hour honing our skills with drills and then take them out onto the social floor in the second hour! This is for experienced west coast swing dancers only.

    Schedule will be as follows:
    6:30-7:30pm Guided Practice
    7:30-8:30pm Social Dancing

    Pricing:
    $50 for full month of September including workshop with Tessa on 9//8/21 and remaining practice sessions for the month of September
    OR
    $12 per practice session
    • Please bring a change of clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes to protect the wooden dance floor.
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required.
    • This will be a fully vaccinated, mask-required dancing environment.

Beginner Texas 2-step
Thursdays  Oct 7 - Oct 28
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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    Whether you are new to partner dancing or are a little rusty on the Texas 2-step basics, this class will give you a taste of this versatile dance that you can dance to country-western, rock-n-roll, and swing music, and have you begging for more. Western boots optional, any non-marking, smooth soled shoe is fine. No partner or dance experience required.

    Teacher: Jean Elizabeth Shockley and Rich Backer
    Location: Ballroom (upstairs)
    Cost: $10/$5 with valid Student ID (includes 30 minutes of practice after class)
    Let us know you're coming and pre-register on this page.
    • Please bring a change of clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes to protect your knees and our wooden dance floor.
    • This will be a fully vaccinated, mask-required dancing environment.
    • Proof of vaccination is required.
     Please park on North Avenue or other side street and leave Crowley Street available for our neighbors.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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