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.

Yale Swing Blues & Fusion Weekly Email

Hey everyone!

This is the YSBF mailing list and is meant to keep you updated on dance events that are happening in our scene! Look below for what's coming up soon! Our Facebook page continues to be the best place to go for up-to-date information. You don't need a Facebook account to see it!

Dance with you soon!
The YSBF Team

Get ready for these events, coming up soon!
Practicum Location: GPSCY 204 York Street, Date: Sun Jul 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM - Sun Jul 30, 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

Tuesday Fuseday Location: 389 Orange Street, New Haven, CT 06511, Date: Tue Jul 25, 2017 at 9:00 PM - Tue Jul 25, 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!

This week, there will be a POTLUCK starting at 7 PM as this week's host, Dane, will be leaving New Haven soon.

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

Beginner Blues Lesson Series Location: 367 Cedar st, New Haven, CT 06510, Date: Wed Jul 26, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Tue Aug 15, 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

And keep an eye out for these dances coming up later! Note that some of the information might still be forthcoming, so keep an eye out for that, too!
August Monthly Swing and Blues Dance Location: Harkness Ballroom at 367 Cedar St, Date: Sat Aug 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM - Sun Aug 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Join us for our last monthly dance before the school year starts!

Building on the momentum of our beginner blues lesson series we will be having a dance split between swing and blues! The first couple of hours of our main dance will be your favorite east coast and lindy hop tunes and the last hour will give you at taste of the blues that will lead straight into our late night!

**New to Swing or Blues Dancing? Not to worry, come to our FREE BEGINNER LESSON 8-9pm.
We will touch on the basics of blues and swing dancing to get your ready to rock on the floor!

** 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 $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, so check back here).

Late night location: revealed at the main dance!

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

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