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Yale Swing and Blues
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Past Classes

November Beginner Bootcamp on the 15th and 16th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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Swing & Blues Lesson Series, Fall 2014

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Intro to Blues and Intro to Swing!

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10/11 Swing and Blues Workshops with Shawn Hershey

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September 27 Workshops with Paolo Pasta Lanna

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September Beginner Bootcamp on the 13th and 14th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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Summer Lesson Series starting July 8

UPDATE: REMAINING LESSONS NOW LOCATED AT THE OFF-BROADWAY THEATER

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Intro to Blues!

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April Lesson Series starting 4/6

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Intro to Swing!

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April 19 Blues Workshops with Mary Christensen

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March Beginner Bootcamp on the 29th and 30th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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CRASH III: Triple Treat! March 1-2, 2014

Aerials are coming back to New Haven!
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February 23: Swing Choreography Workshop with Nathan Bugh

Location update: GPSCY Ballroom, 204 York St!
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February Lesson Series starting 1/26

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Intro to Swing and Intro to Blues!

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February 8: DJ Workshop with John Joven

So You Want To Be A Swing and Blues DJ?

Location update: Room 114, William L Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St!
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2/1 Blues Workshops with Flouer and Alfredo

Yale Swing & Blues' February workshops!

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NOW WITH AN EXTRA AND FREE IMPROV WORKSHOP!

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January Beginner Bootcamp on the 18th and 19th

Registration now open! Location update: Bootcamp will be held at Harkness Ballroom (367 Cedar St)!
Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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November Lesson Series 2013

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Intro to Swing!

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Bluesvember Workshops with Mary Christensen

Yale Swing & Blues' fall workshops!

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November Beginner Bootcamp on the 9th and 10th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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September Lesson Series 2013

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Intro to Swing and Intro to Blues!

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September Beginner Bootcamp on the 14th and 15th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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Sept. 7th Kick-Off Swing Workshops with Nathan Bugh

Note: Location has changed!!!

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June Lesson Series 2013

Intro to Swing I and Intro to Blues!

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June 22nd Workshops with Richard Badu

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Second Spring Lesson Series 2013

Intro to Swing I, Intro to Swing II, and Intro to Blues!

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April 13th Swing Essentials Workshop

Swing Essentials: One day workshop of crucial tools for the new swing dancer, a complement to the foundations from Swing I and Bootcamp

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March Lindy and Charleston Workshop Weekend with Richard Badu Saturday and Sunday, 3/30 and 3/31

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YS&B Percussive Dance Workshops with Good Foot Dance Company, 3/30 and 3/31

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First Spring Lesson Series 2013

Intro to Swing I, Intro to Swing II, and Intro to Blues!

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Yale Swing & Blues and Tony Fraser present: New Haven Crash II
January 26-27, 2013

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Aerials are coming back to New Haven!

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January Beginner Bootcamp on the 19th and 20th

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Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience.

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Yale Swing & Blues December Blues/Waltz Fusion Dance 12/07

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Second Fall 2012 Lesson Series

Intro to Swing I and Intro to Swing II!

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The Follow's Voice: Beginner/Intermediate Blues Workshops with Miriam Mikiel Grill, Sunday, 12/2

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Second Fall Beginner Bootcamp November 3rd and 4th

Registration now open! Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive swing and blues dance-class experience. Four hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a blues or swing dance floor (or both). Finish the first day of class with our Halloween dance, and then the second day of class with our free Sunday night Practicum!

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First Fall 2012 Lesson Series

Intro to Swing I, Intro to Swing II, and Bluescamp!

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Intermediate Swing and Charleston Workshops with Voon Chew, Saturday, 9/29

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Fall Beginner Bootcamp September 15th and 16th

Registration now open! Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive dance-class experience. Three hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a blues or swing dance floor (or both). Finish the weekend with your debut at our free Sunday night Practicum!

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Second Summer 2012 Lesson Series

Intro to Swing and Intro to Blues!

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Summer 2012 Lesson Series and Workshops

Intro to Swing, Intro to Blues, and Beginner Bootcamp!

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Volunteer Training, Sunday, April 15

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Intermediate Blues Workshops with Ruby Red and John Joven, Sunday, Mar. 25

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Spring 2012 Lesson Series and Workshops

Intro to Swing I & II, Swing and Blues Bootcamp Weekend, and Bluescamp! Classes and workshops are open to everyone, you don't have to bring a partner, and you don't need special shoes.

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Yale Swing & Blues and Tony Fraser present: New Haven Crash
April 28-29, 2012

Don't miss this workshop weekend dedicated to the instruction of tricks, aerials, drops, lifts, throws, etc...plus the fundamentals of shag! Our Saturday night social dance on April 28th will feature the music of Sly Blue of NYC.

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Yale Swing & Choose Dance Weekend, Feb. 24-26

Come help us celebrate role-reversal and same-sex social dancing! Swing & Choose congratulates men who follow and women who lead, and welcomes the LGBTQIA communities of Yale and New Haven.

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New Lesson Series Starts Sunday, Jan. 29

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Intro to Swing I & II, Intro to Blues I & II! Classes are open to everyone, you don't have to bring a partner, and you don't need special shoes.

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Beginner Bootcamp January 14 and 15 (2012)

Registration now open!

Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive dance-class experience. Three hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a blues or swing dance floor or both. Finish the weekend with your debut at Sunday night practicum, entry FREE!

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New Lesson Series Starts Wednesday, Nov. 2

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Intro to Swing I & II, Intro to Blues I & II! Classes are open to everyone, you don't have to bring a partner, and you don't need special shoes.

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Beginner Bootcamp October 29 and 30

Registration now open!

Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive dance-class experience. Three hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a blues or swing dance floor or both. Finish the weekend with your debut at Sunday night practicum, entry FREE!

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Beginner Bootcamp October 29th and 30th

Registration now open!

Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive dance-class experience. Three hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a blues or swing dance floor or both. Finish the weekend with your debut at Sunday night practicum, entry FREE!

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New Lesson Series Start Sunday, Sept. 25

Registration now open!

Intro to Swing I & II, Intro to Blues I & II! Classes are open to everyone, you don't have to bring a partner, and you don't need special shoes.

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Beginner Bootcamp September 10 and 11

Registration now open!

Bootcamp is a two-afternoon immersive dance-class experience. Three hours of class each day Saturday and Sunday brings you the basics of partnered dance connection and movement that will start you out on the right foot, whether you're looking to impress on a Blues or Swing dance floor or both. Finish the weekend with your debut at Sunday night Practicum, entry FREE!

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