Adult Dance Classes
in York & Malton
As a community dance group, we promote, demonstrate and teach adult dance classes in a social and relaxed environment. We cover a wide range of individual and partner dances from the 1920's to the 1940's & 50's and beyond, playing great music from those decades, along with alternative modern and retro style songs.
Along with our dance classes we also orgainse 1940's & Vintage themed dance nights, social evenings, outings and displays in & around York and Malton.
With the emphasis on fun for all ages and abilities, it's a great way to excercise, earn a new skill and make friends in a happy atmoshere.
So why not give dancing a try?
It has both physical and mental health benefits.
See us on facebook
Hello from the founders of
York Vintage Dance Group, Judith, Stephen & Tina - This is us at the Festival of Vintage at York Racecourse. see us there again this year. We will be at our stall, dancing with our group in the courtyard and instructing in the Festival's Vintage Ballroom.
BESPOKE DANCE INSTRUCTION & VINTAGE DJ SERVICE
York Vintage Dance Group can offer a fun bespoke dance instruction session covering dances from the 1920's to the 1950's and beyond, and a DJ service with our own Vintage musical journey down the decades.
A REVIEW on FACEBOOK
From our Jitterbug/Swing Workshop at Huntington Club - January 2019
"The YVDG team are so welcoming and are great dance teaches. They were very attentive to our lack of dance skills. It was our second class tonight and came away beaming both times as we'd successfully learnt all the dances that were being taught. The beginners workshops are brilliant too. Having been so many 40s and 50s events over the years and never danced properly it's great to think I'll now be able to get involved"
Performance at York District Hospital - December 2018
"They are a lovely bunch of people who are amazingly patient and enthusiastic about teaching dance.
They have visited the hospital on more than one occasion and provided a selection of music to dance and sing-a-long to for our elderly patients, but encouraged and invited all the younger people to join in too. Great teachers and entertainers".
Beginner's Dance Class at the Milton Rooms, Malton
Well my first dance class over with and I absolutely loved it. I learnt nearly 5 dances. Didn't go with a partner but that was no problem as I teamed up with another when required. There were about 20 of us beginners and then half an hour later another 20 or so of the more "experienced" dancers turned up who were more then happy to help us novices. Well worth the money. I felt very welcomed And a nice little touch of a small bar where a bottle of ice cold water went down a treat! Can't wait till 21st Feb!
Dance Instruction at The Poppleton Play Danceathon - 2017
York Vintage Dance Group kindly supported our fundraising event,
everybody enjoyed the event and we received some excellent feedback:
"Can't speak highly enough about the York Vintage Dancers. They were friendly, informative, great teachers and lots of fun! Can't wait to do more!"
"A lovely group of enthusiastic dancers who managed to teach a group of complete beginners some great dances in a fun and informal way. We are still talking about it days later!"
Over 50 dancers from our classes in York and Malton took part in a street dance and flash mob on Parliament Street York. An American Stroll Dance - Off!
We offer the following in York & Malton:
1 Dance Classes
2 Jitterbug/Lindy Hop/Swing Dance Workshops
3 Dance Nights - 1940's & Vintage Themed
4 Afternoon Tea Dances & Parties
5 Dance Themed Hen Parties
6 DJ Service & Dance Instruction at Special Events
7 Dance themed team building workshops
8 Primary School Workshops:
All music, song and dance themed:
a) Dancing Through the Decades - 20's to 60's
b) Dancing & Singing - World War 1 (Key Stage 2)
c) Dancing & Singing - World War 2 (Key Stage 2)
A video of our 1940's/ Vintage themed Dance at the Milton Rooms, Malton.
DANCER REVIEW: "We had an amazing time, can't wait for the next one!"
DANCER'S REVIEW - 1940's Dance at Huntington WM Club, York
"Fantastic group, the dance night 11th November was great, everyone had a lovely time. There was a broad range of ability’s when it came to dancing but everyone got up and joined in. Can’t wait till the next one. Well done to all you wonderful organisers."