GISC Dance Night & Directions

We dance at Ziggy Mahoney's on St Simons Island, GA, The link gives map information and directions on how to get to Ziggy Mahoney's from out of town.

GISC Club Membership

Membership is open to those who are interested in the Carolina Shag Dance and have been sponsored by an active GISC member. Prospective members are also encouraged to attend club functions prior to submitting an application.

The Club Membership & Application Form form can be found on this page. Click the image and a printable PDF will come up that you can complete and mail back to the club. This form you will also used for membership renewal and changes of personal information. For email address changes only, you can send your new address to Membership Email Change.

Club Lessons & Schedule

The club is a Social and Dance Club and many people who stop by on Thursday Evenings, do not know much about dancing or the Carolina Shag in particular. At 7:00 club members will teach the Shag Basic and a Female Turn so that anyone can be on the floor and start to enjoy themselves in 15 minutes or so. We run a full set of beginner classes at Ziggy's and some Basic Plus and Intermediate steps with guest instructors.

The club gives a full set of Shag lessons 4 times each year. It last for 4 weeks and costs $40/person.The Facebook Page will keep you up to date with the most current class information You can look at the video below to get a feel for the dance and some of the steps you will learn.

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Golden Isles Shag Club

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GISC Officers & Directors ~ 2014

Golden Isles Shag Club ~ Shag Icons !!!

GISC now has 2 shag icons in our club and you know them both well, they are your Dance Instructors, Club Ambassadors ~ Husband & Wife, Wayne and Judy Bennett. Judy was elected a Shag Icon in 2008, and if you are up in NMB for the Spring Safari, I know you will see both of them sitting in the back of a convertible during the Saturday Parade.

Golden Isles Shag Club ~ Bylaws

The club's Bylaws have been added to the site Club By-Laws.

Golden Isles Shag Club Party Calendar

The entertainment committee of the club has moved into high gear and set up this years 2014 calendar of club parties

Shag-A-Ganza 24 & Sand Gnat ~ Aug 7th - 10th


The Essence of Shag Style

Judy and Wayne demonstarate some classic Carolina Shag popular in the Clubs and Juke Joints along the Grand Strand. Although there is a lot going on in this routine you will notice that Wayne keeps good posture, stays in the slot, leads effectively and is clearly enjoying this classic beach boogie with Judy.