Let’s All Learn the Carolina Shag

Dance instructors Nikki and Dave Walker introduce a regional favorite dance called The Carolina Shag.

The Shag is the state dance of South Carolina. It has, however, expanded to all other parts of the south. The Walkers say that The Shag is more than just a dance, it’s a social way of life. In this videos series, they explain the basics, pointing out that this is just their interpretation of the dance. While emphasing that a lot of people do things differently, and this is their version.



The Basics


Start Step

All Together

Cross Step

Rear Sailor Shuffle

Prep Step

Side Pass and Pull

Put Behind

Boogie Walk & Belly Roll


Last updated: 04.29.2018

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