Impressions Dance Club
HomeClassesSchoolsOn-line Instruction

971.226.1119 
Dance Challenge:
Learn the Shim Sham!

The Shim Sham was a tap routine choreographed by Willie Bryant & Leonard Reed in the 1920's. It is still danced today at swing gatherings throughout the world.  I've toned down the tapping to make it a little more user friendly for beginners. Enjoy the challenge and have fun dancing. Looking forward to all of us dancing it together some day!



Section 1:  Shim Sham and Break Step                  Section 2: Shake & Crossover                            Section 3: Tacky Annie













Section 4: Half Break                                                  Section 5: Boogie Back & Shorty George













Walkthru the SHIM SHAM Routine                        Dance thru the Shim Sham Routine