Shim Sham

Learn the Shim Sham with Joel and Alison

The Shim Sham with Joel & Alison

Learn to dance the Shim Sham with Joel Plys and Alison Scola. The Shim Sham routine was created by Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant in 1927. It’s a popular dance in the Lindy Hop Community and was popularized by Frankie Manning.

The lessons in this app completely break down the Shim Sham Routine and covers tricky and interesting steps like the Shorty George, Boogie Forward, Boogie Back, Tacky Annie, and more!

In addition to video lessons that break down the steps this app includes the complete dance demonstrated both from the front and back so you can dance along, and includes a closeup of the footwork.