Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 • 5th Tuesday Swing Dance • SDLI

Posted by John on 08/27/2017 • Permalink

On the 5th Tuesday of the month we like to expand our horizons.  This month we’re going to teach the Jitterbug Stroll at the 7:30 lesson.  Jitterbug Stroll Demo

We had originally planned to teach the Shim Sham but our instructor isn’t available this month.  We will reschedule the Shim Sham lesson for later in the year.  Variations of the Shim Sham started in the 1930’s involving complex tap steps.  In the 1980s, Frankie Manning created a version of the Shim Sham for swing dancers.  If you travel around the world, you’ll find swing dancers doing Frankie’s Shim Sham.  Click here for a YouTube preview of Frankie Manning and Erin Stevens doing the Shim Sham

Band: DJ Music

Music will be provided by DJ.
Image CC2.0-A: tatsuhico / Flickr

Venue: Huntington Moose Lodge

Huntington Moose Lodge


631 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740-1703
(631) 757-2777

Organizer: Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. (SDLI)

Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. is an all volunteer, not for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of swing dancing on Long Island, New York.


Join a friendly group of people every Tuesday evening for a mix of East Coast Swing, Savoy Lindy Hop, Hollywood Lindy, West Coast Swing, Balboa, Collegiate Shag and some Ballroom dancing.  No partners are needed and beginners are welcome.

Pricing: Tuesday DJ

$8 General Admission, $6 Students with current ID, $5 SDLI Members
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