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Swing Dance Specialty Classes

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Shim Sham
Monday Apr 16

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Wightman Community Bldg

The Shim Sham may be the original line dance. It is a jazz dance, done in a line, that has the look and feel of an old style tap dance. Don’t worry! You can learn to Shim Sham Shimmy if even if you don’t tap dance.

Pre-requisite: None, this class is open to anyone.
Cost $8 pre-registered ($10 at the door)
Instructor: Amanda Newton

Lindy Rueda
Monday Apr 23

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Wightman Community Bldg

This fun dance is a called circle dance based on lindy steps.

Pre-requisite: Must be familiar with the swingout to join in.
Cost $8 pre-registered ($10 at the door)
Instructor: Lisa Tamres

Jitterbug Stroll
Monday Apr 30

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Wightman Community Bldg

This is a contemporary swing line dance using lots of simple jazz and swing steps. Everyone can learn the Jitterbug Stroll.

Pre-requisite: None, this class is open to anyone.
Cost $8 pre-registered ($10 at the door)
Instructor: Amanda Newton

Caroline Shag
Monday May 7

6:30 - 8:30 pm
Wightman Community Bldg

Learn this style of swing from the South. Shag grew up around rhythm and blues music and is often associated with “beach” music and movies! It shares a lot of moves with Jitterbug.

Pre-requisite: None, this class is open to anyone.
Cost $8 pre-registered ($10 at the door)
Instructor: To be decided.

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