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Vol 2: The Breakaway & St. Louis Shag

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Cable Street Studios

566 Cable Street

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E1W 3HB

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The VAA Presents, popular swing dances of the jazz era: The Breakaway & St. Louis Shag.

Prebook Discount: £20/couple (only 8 spots available)

Door Price: £15/Person

Slot 1 - 7pm The Breakaway

The missing link in your dancing. The dance that moves quick, looks smooth and feels amazing. The Breakway is a dance developed in Harlem that is a variations of The Charelston , The Texas Tommy and some improvised jazz moves. You may have seen the famous dance clip of Shorty George Snowden busting out some cool steps, that my friends, is The Breakaway

If you want to learn some movements that inspired the creation of Lindy Hop and impress your friends with some easy-fast dancing moves, we suggest and invite you to come down and join Josh and Hayley Harvey-Gomez for this one off class. Easy to learn and fun todo on any dance floor.

Slot 2- 8pm St. Louis Shag

St. Louis shag is a popular swing step originating in The U.S. region of the Mid West during the 1930's. It is fun, energetic step simliar to Charleston and breakaway. It's a great dance to add to your repetior and easy step to show your friends. St. Louis shag is having a nice rebirth across the swing scenes of the world, lets keep the moment alive and learn this new step!

Level: All levels (Partner dancing experience encouraged)

Afterwards we'll head next door to Jamboree and enjoy live swing music for you to practice your moves!

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