Mixed Motion Art is the home of the finest Salsa dance lessons in Chicago. We also provide a variety of other, contemporary Latin dance lessons as well. We look forward to meeting you and having you join our amazing community!

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Meet the Owners

Laura Flores and Del Dominguez founded Mixed Motion Art to bring a new level of refinement, style and technique to contemporary Latin club dancing. Best of all, they make it fun!

Find your shine!

Join us for our workshop style classes and we might even have you do a footwork challenge! Seth has been our ‘Mambo Jam’ champion several times and our students have a great time dancing for the belt!

Party Time!

Look out for one of our awesome student social dance events! Practice your moves to the most popular Latin dance styles like Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata and more, MMA is the place to be!

I took a trial lesson with a ladyfriend at Mixed Motion Arts on a dare and loved every moment! Instructor was crazy good and somehow managed to teach this newbie how not to look like a newbie…For the best salsa lessons in Chicago, Mixed Motion Arts is the place to go.

Julian Camacho


More than just a dance studio! A place to learn, grow, cultivate a passion and meet some of the nicest, healthiest peeps on the planet!! Run don’t just walk to get there!!!

Madonna Nash

current MMA student

Del and Laura built up my foundation and skills as a dancer, and I cannot say enough good things about them. Great people at the studio and you do see a lot of improvement. I highly recommend this place.

Natasha Mao

former MMA student now residing in Texas

I am so glad I took the leap to learn how to dance at MMA. Dancing was out of my comfort zone and MMA made it comfortable to learn through amazing instruction. Laura and Del make MMA a fun place to forget about life for a few hours a week and just dance

Miguel Angel Gomez

current MMA student

Ribs Tips

A lot of times I’ll be in the lesson, and the first thing I notice is that people have a difficulty with their posture. Most times, when students come in for a dance class posture is one of the last things that they’re thinking about, especially in Latin...

Social Dynamics

It’s funny, I never really thought about chivalry until I started dancing. When I began dancing, I was very shy and incredibly intimidated by the thought of approaching women to dance. I’ve thankfully grown out of that phase, but even back then. I realized...

Bamboo Boogaloo

I had a private lesson last week, and I loved it. Nowadays, I spend way more time teaching than being taught so anytime I can work on me is a plus. After the lesson, Laura and I were leaving and buzzing about dance as we usually do. I realized that my spirit desired...

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