SHAG LESSONS AT THE BRUNSWICK FOREST FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER
January 15, 2016Brunswick Forest
At Brunswick Forest, we offer a wide variety of activities and resident-sponsored clubs, so there is something to do to suite everyone’s tastes! Like to fish? You can join the Brunswick Forest Fishing Club! Have a passion for working out? Head to the group fitness classes at the Brunswick Forest Fitness and Wellness Center. If dancing is your thing, Brunswick Forest also offers weekly shag lessons that teach residents the steps to the Carolina Shag partner dance.
The “Carolina Shag” or “Shagging” as enthusiasts call it, is a partner swing dance done primarily to beach music that consists of a six-count, eight-step pattern danced in a slot. The dance is said to have originated in coastal southern North Carolina and the Myrtle Beach area in the 1930’s.
LESSONS AT THE FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER
Right now the Brunswick Forest Fitness and Wellness Center, residents can take shag lessons on Sundays in the Leland Room. Beginner classes are held at 1:30 pm and Beginner 2 Classes at 2pm. Both singles and couples are invited to participate. To learn more, contact the Fitness and Wellness Center at 910.342.2215.
(photo Fitness Center)