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Shim Sham Workshop Class with Hep Jen
The Shim Sham is the most widely known of all swing line dances worldwide.
Learn it for the first time, or brush up on your skills!

Friday, September 7, 2018 from 7-9pm.

Cost for the 2-hour workshop is $30 in advance, $40 at the door (if space is available).
Pre-registration is highly recommended. Class will be limited to 14 people.

* Shim Sham Class: $30

Friday, September 7, 2018, 7-9pm.



Location of the Shim Sham Class:

WestSide Art House
540 Balboa Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues.
In the Inner Richmond district of San Francisco.


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On the 31-Balboa MUNI route. Close to routes 5, 21, 38, and 44.
If you will be driving, please allow a few minutes to find parking.


About the Shim Sham:

Originally a tap dance developed in the 1920s and 1930s for stage performance, the Shim Sham (sometimes called the "Shim Sham Shimmy") is danced today throughout the world at swing dances. It is the most widely known swing line dance (other swing line dances include the Jitterbug Stroll, Tranky Doo, and The Big Apple). Though it can be danced to any song with a 32-bar chorus, today the Shim Sham is most popularly danced to Jimmie Lunceford's "T'Ain't What You Do, It's The Way That You Do It".

Learn the classic solo steps from the Lindy Hop era: The Shim Sham Break, Tacky Annie, Boogie Steps, the Shorty George, and more!

This is a solo jazz dance class. No partner is required.

Check out this video of Lindy Hoppers from all over the world dancing the Shim Sham.
(Watch for San Francisco...all the way to the end!)




Interested in more dance classes?
Check out Hep Jen's Swing & Lindy Hop Class Schedule.