The Vanaver Caravan | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

The Vanaver Caravan

10 Main Street, Suite 322
New Paltz , NY , 12561
Phone: 845-256-9300
41° 44' 46.896" N, 74° 5' 21.6204" W
Contact name: 
Jennifer Cottingham
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For nearly 50 years, through three generations, the Vanaver Caravan Dance and Music Company has been an integral and beloved part of the Hudson Valley community: promoting peace, celebrating our shared humanity, and transforming young lives through the magic of music and dance. We have refocused our priorities to provide online and outdoor classes, innovative virtual school programs, and safe, fun summer workshops for the whole family. Our programs grant people a safe space to express and explore their creativity, detox from technology, study new dance forms, and learn about the beautiful world in which we live.


We offer a variety of after school and evening dance classes and workshops for children, teens, and adults in the Mid-Hudson Valley. We teach Creative Movement, Modern, Percussive Dance and World Dance. Students who dances with us have the opportunity to perform as a member of the Caravan Kids or the Youth Company. Whether you have been dancing for years, or are just flexing your heels for the first time, you will find a place in our inclusive, often magical, dance community.

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The Vanaver Caravan - Online Dance Classes

Our new motto: when we can’t go out into the world, we bring the world to our homes! We are now offering online classes at a suggested donation of $10-$20. Previously registered students dance free!

How do you join a class? Anyone who wants to join a class, may join! No registration required. Make sure you have the free Zoom App downloaded on your device. Sign in 5 minutes before just to work out any tech issues. Stay muted unless prompted by your teacher.

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