Places in Madrid where the elderly can learn to dance ‘swing’

Ballroom dancing, salsa, flamenco, merengue … the musical styles to move your body are countless. But we are going to stop at a fun dance, the swing, what was born at the time of the Great Depression in the United States as a part of expression of the Afro-American communities of the country.

Those elderly who live in Madrid and want to take their first steps in this fun rhythm, just have to sign up for these dance schools and academies where they will teach you all the secrets of the swing. We have compiled the following.

Swing Maniacs Madrid

The headquarters of this dance school, in the Magdalena street number 9, It is the Madrid journey of Jana and Jordi who have other “branches” of Swing Maniacs (@SwingManiacsMAD) on Barcelona. More than 5 years they have been in the capital teaching these classes of swing, especially in the afternoon.

Do not worry if you are not very given in moving your feet, they have a quarterly introductory course that you can sign up for without having any knowledge of how this musical style is danced.

But not everything is going to be training, since from time to time some nights a week they celebrate parties where the shyest can loosen up a bit more in a more relaxed and relaxed atmosphere with their teammates.

Places in Madrid where the elderly can learn to dance 'swing'
Swing Maniacs Madrid

A Swing Rhythm

Lack of time or distance to the academy is not an excuse. In this case you have two locations (in Tarragona and Jacometrezo streets) to start taking the first steps in the swing in this center specialized in the different styles that have evolved since this dance was born in the decade of the 20s.

Classes for this course have just started in October and you can choose the schedule that best suits your needs starting at 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Thursday. Thus, the prices to learn in A Swing Rhythm (@ArithmoDeSwing) range from 45 euros for one hour a week (15 euros the first test class) at 80 euros if it is that only weekly day but you go as a couple.

Venues in Madrid where the elderly can learn to dance 'swing'
Swing Rhythm

Big Mama Swing

Our last recommendation takes us to the Sebastián Elcano street 12 where is this musical project waiting for you created by Alba Mengual and Gastón Fernández, directors of the school to which is added a large team of teachers trained by themselves. They are in charge of teaching the best tricks and movements of the swing to all the students who want to spend a fun time with them from Monday to Thursday from 6:00 p.m.

Also, in Big Mama Swing (@BigMamaSwing) organize workshops for one weekend a month with an internationally renowned teacher, as well as exhibitions and parties to demonstrate what they have learned during the week.

Places in Madrid where the elderly can learn to dance 'swing'
Big Mama Swing

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