August 10, 2017 - 7:00 pm
August 10, 2017 - 11:00 pm
Let’s Shag the Night away. Join us for our newest swing dancing adventure–now every SECOND Thursday–a night dedicated to all things Shag dancing.
This month we are incredibly lucky to be hosting guest instructors Peter Flahiff and Lauren Smith. Based in Los Angeles, Peter and Lauren are highly talented dancers and instructors, sought the world over for their skill and approach to the art and dance. This is a great opportunity to learn from and hear different voices in our dance.
Don’t Know How to Shag? No worries, join us at 7:00pm for the lesson. No previous swing dancing experience necessary.
What is Shag? Generally, shag is a partner dance that originated in the 1930’s and has a history similar to other jazz and swing era dances, such as the Charleston, Lindy Hop, and Balboa. There are several types of shag dance and are known for its high energy footwork. As a style of jazz/swing dance, shag in its many forms can easily danced singularly or incorporated into any of the variety of styles you may know.
What Should You Expect? A fun night of high energy dancing with great music, great people, and the cheekiness that is shag.
EVERY FOURTH THURSDAY
7:00p – 8:00p – Beginning Shag Lesson
8:00p – 11:00p – Classic Swing and Jazz music to move your
WHERE: The Sanctuary at Core, 902 E. McKinley Street, Phoenix AZ
Cover: $8 per person, ($5 with Student ID)
NOTE: All ages ALL night