Rent Party Workshop - Learn the Shim Sham



What: Rent Party Workshop - Learn the Shim Sham

When: Saturday, Jan 19th, 2019 at 3pm until 5:30pm

Where: RVA Swing dance studio, 6114C Lakeside Ave

Instructor: Erica Vess

Pre-requisites:  none! All levels welcome.

Cost: $25 advance/$35 at the door
          Includes admission to the RVA Rent Party Dance on 1/19


About the workshop

Learn the classic jazz line dance, the Shim Sham, in the simplified form made popular by Frankie Manning.  This easy choreography will teach new dancers basic jazz steps and how to chain them together, as well as how to hear & respond to changes in the music.

For more experienced dancers, Erica will also offer some variations on the choreography so that you can add your own flair!







About the Instructor

Erica Vess



Erica Vess owns the RVA Swing studio and has been dancing Lindy Hop since 2009, and teaching since 2012.  In addition to dancing, she is also an accomplished swing DJ and enjoys sharing her love of music with students. Her teaching style is organized & supportive, putting beginner dancers at ease.










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Register Online:

Online registration is now closed.

We have 5 spaces still available for walk-in registrations (at-door pricing will apply)


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Refund/Cancellation Policy

We require at least one day of notice in order to offer a full refund, so for this workshop, no later than Friday 1/18

Cancellations received on 1/19 before 11am are considered late cancellations and are eligible for a 50% refund only.

Cancellations received after 11am on 1/19 (as well as no-shows) are not eligible for any refunds or credits.

Please email RVAswing@gmail.com to notify us of cancellations.