Beginners I Shag Lessons

Beginner Shag Lessons (Basic I)

We will be starting our Beginner’s Shag Lessons again with two fantastic teachers, Darrell Gaither and Lori Setzer. Darrell is a DJ and has taught shag for over 25 years in the Winston-Salem/Greensboro area.


Beginner Shag Lessons are FREE to ODSC members. These classes are not open to the public or guests. You must be a current member of the ODSC to attend.

Our Beginner Shag Lessons will begin on Wednesday, March 1 at 5:00 in the backroom of Fat Harold’s. 
Dates are listed below: 

  • Wednesday, March 1
  • Wednesday, March 8
  • Wednesday, March 15
  • Wednesday, March 22
    • Wednesday, March 29
    • Wednesday, April 5

This is a progressive class.  What you learn in the first lesson will be used in the next lesson, etc.
Important Information:

Each lesson will start promptly at stated times. Please arrive early to check in and be ready to begin.


  • Class starts promptly at 5:00 pm, so please come early to check in.
  • Please wear your ODSC name tag.
  • Class is free to all ODSC 2023 members.
  • You do not need a partner.
  • You will learn the basic, start, male turn, female turn and a beginner together step.

Come out if you are new to the shag or just want a little refresher course.

Stay tuned for details on an Intermediate Shag Class coming soon !