Things to practice

Shim Sham

Dancing the Shim Sham has become a tradition in many of the clubs and dance halls where people are swing dancing today. It is a jazz dance, done in a line, that has the look and feel of a classy tap dance. You can learn it, even if you've never danced a step of tap in your life!

Shim sham
Break step
Pushes
Tacky Annie's
Break step
Half break
Break step
Half break
Break step
Mess around
From the top without the break steps - just strike a pose!
Boogie back
Boogie forward
Boogie back
Shorty George
Boogie back
Shorty George
Grab the nearest partner and dance the rest of the song

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