Shag is a term widely used for different forms of swing dancing originating in the U.S. in the 1930s. The Saint Louis Shag, emanating in Saint Louis, Missouri, is a descendant of the Charleston and features an eight count basic, kick aways, cross steps, and many variations. The dance style came about during the swing era and remained a popular social dance in Saint Louis through the 1960s.
Origin: Saint Louis, Missouri.
Music: mainly traditional swing.
This three day course offers a total of ten classes. Check-in should be performed on Monday morning before class start.
Available: July 27 - 30