Yale Swing, Blues, and Fusion is the non-competitive swing and blues dancing community on campus. We provide a space for people to get together and dance in a fun, informal setting.

Our regular events include monthly swing dances, weekly swing, blues, and fusion practica on Sundays, weekly fusion practica on Tuesdays, and trips to local dancing events. We offer Lindy Hop and Blues lessons every semester, for a nominal fee, and invite guest instructors for dance workshops at various points throughout the year.

Our events are open to everyone – undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, and members of the broader New Haven community.

Monthly Dance this Saturday, June 24 (West Coast and More Fusion!)

Hey all!

We're having our first of two monthly dances this Saturday, June 24! There will be a beginner lesson at 8PM and the music and dancing starts and 9PM and goes 'til we drop (mostly). Local DJ (and west coast swing instructor) Meg Sullivan will be starting us off for this west-coast themed evening and that'll be followed up by DJs Emilio Salazar and Nell McGloin-King into late in the night! Come fusion dance (west coast or any other form!) for one, two, or all three sets, and if you want to get in for free, don't forget to sign up and volunteer here!

And looking ahead, don't forget to sign up for our Beginner Blues Lesson Series starting in early July. Four 1.5 hour classes will get you ready to groove to the blues music at our practica, at home, or at whatever other venue you find! Register here!

As always, check our Facebook page for the most up to date info (no account needed!)!

Dance with you soon!
The YSBF Team

Get ready for these events, coming up soon!
Tuesday Fuseday Location: TBD (check Facebook for details), Date: Tue Jun 27, 2017 at 9:00 PM - Tue Jun 27, 2017 at 11:00 PM

Join us for our midweek dance relaxation with some social fusion dancing. With different DJs each week, you'll get some great dancing in to a variety of music!

Fuseday is free and open to all levels of dancers. Fuseday seeks to be an inclusive space for all.

Practicum Location: TBD (check back here or on Facebook!), Date: Sun Jun 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Sun Jun 25, 2017 at 10:30 PM

The highlight of our week and of yours. Join us for DJed social dancing with wonderful company in a relaxing atmosphere! No experience, no partner necessary—a smile will suffice. Swing from 7:30 to 9, and then blues/fusion from 9 to 10:30.

Water bottle recommended

Cost? FREE

Beginner West Coast Swing Lesson Series Location: Locations in description, Date: Mon Jun 12, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Mon Jul 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Are you interested in learning how to partner dance to your favorite modern music? Are you curious to try the slow, smooth, spicy cousin of East Coast Swing dancing? Join us at Yale Swing, Blues, and Fusion for our Beginner West Coast Swing lesson series! No dance experience required. No partner required - bring friends or meet new ones! Register here: http://yaleswingandblues.org/site/?espresso_events=beginner-west-coast-swing-lesson-series

When:
6:30-7:30pm, Monday nights
Starting June 12th

Where:
6/12 : Dance Studio on 60 Sachem Street
6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10 : GPSCY at 204 York Street

Price:
Students: $35.00
Non-students: $45.00
Register here: http://yaleswingandblues.org/site/?espresso_events=beginner-west-coast-swing-lesson-series
We aim to make our events open to all regardless of financial ability. Apply for a dancership if cost is an issue: https://goo.gl/GJO9Ds

Check back here for updated information on locations. In the meantime, check out the Yale Swing, Blues, and Fusion Facebook page, or contact us at yaleswingandblues@gmail.com.

June Monthly Fusion Dance Location: 60 Sachem Street, New Haven, Date: Sat Jun 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM - Sun Jun 25, 2017 at 3:00 AM

Join us for our Midsummer's Eve Fusion monthly dance + Late Night!

Building on the momentum of our West Coast Swing lesson series (check it out! https://www.facebook.com/events/800427270112797/?fref=ts), we will be playing a variety of West-Coast-friendly fusion music. However, we anticipate our music to span a range of styles. There will be dancing for everyone's taste.

**New to West Coast Swing or Fusion Dancing? Not to worry, come to our FREE BEGINNER LESSON 8-9pm.
We will touch on the basics of how to incorporate West Coast moves into Fusion Dancing.

**SUMMER IS HERE! Let’s welcome summer with the magic of dancing. Let the fresh feeling of a new season inspire your dancing, hair-do, clothing, make-up…

** Out-of-towners: we would love to have you come! We can arrange housing for you. Post on the Facebook event page, DM us, or send us an email at yaleswingandblues@gmail.com

Dance is FREE for first timers, $5 for students, and $10 general.

We love love love volunteers! Get in for free if you sign up for a shift (link will be posted soon).

Late night location: TBD

Yale Swing, Blues, & Fusion seeks to be an inclusive space for all. Our events are an LGBTQ+ safe space.

Beginner Blues Lesson Series Location: 367 Cedar st, New Haven, CT 06510, Date: Wed Jul 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Tue Jul 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to dance to your soulful blues and jazz music? Come experience Slow Drag, Jukin’, and other ways to rock this music either alone or with a partner. Join us at Yale Swing, Blues, and Fusion for our 4 week Beginner Blues lesson series! No dance experience or partner required - bring friends or meet new ones!
When:
6:30-8pm Wednesday 7/5 and Tuesdays 7/11, 7/18, and 7/25
Price:
Students: $35.00
Non-students: $45.00
We aim to make our events open to all regardless of financial ability. Apply for a dancership if cost is an issue: https://goo.gl/GJO9DsCheck back here for updated information on online registration and updated locations. In the meantime, check out the Yale Swing, Blues, and Fusion Facebook page, or contact us at yaleswingandblues@gmail.com
Register here:
http://yaleswingandblues.org/site/?espresso_events=beginner-blues-lesson-series-july-2017

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