The Collegiate Shag was a popular dance during the Lindy Hop era. Danced to Swing style Jazz music, its high energy and high speed footwork make it super fun to dance and a great skill for the social floor.
WHAT: The Shag Pile...with Nial and Annabelle!
WHEN: Sunday 15th June * 12:30 - 2:30pm
WHERE: 1929 Studios * Level 1, 281 Smith Street * Collingwood * Enter via Greeves St.
WHO: Suitable for all levels of existing Swing dancers.
HOW MUCH: ONLY $20 to build the scene!
12:30 - 1:00pm Basic Footwork Drills
1:00 - 1:30pm Snack Break + Practice Time
1:30 - 2:30pm Original Shag Moves!
For more information on the history of the dance, read this great blog post by International Swing dance teacher and historian, Peter Loggins.