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

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Find your inner dancer!

Learn by doing and learn from people who do it best! Mixed Motion Art offers classes in all types of Salsa and Latin dance styles to make you a super star on the dance floor!

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Work with our amazing instructors

Mixed Motion Art is committed to working with the best and most passionate Salsa and Latin dance instructors in Chicago. Each person brings their own style and flair in order to help you find YOUR voice as you learn to dance.

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 social dance events! Playing all of the most popular Latin dance styles like Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata and more, MMA throw’s dancing parties like no one else!

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

Weight a minute…

Hello again! Let’s get right to some great information that can serve you well in your dancing, shall we? First off, I am so blessed to have my students, as every single day, they teach me and challenge me to figure out problems. Frequently, they will walk in...

The Question…

“How long before I get good?” Boy oh boy! I’ve been asked this question so many times that I lost count eons ago. It usually starts when a random student walks into MMA and is very excited to start dancing. After the first or second class I love to...

Chicago Salsa Congress 2015 wrap up

Hi everyone! This past weekend was the 15th annual Chicago Salsa Congress and it was a blast! Particularly cool was the fact that for the first time since 2009, I was going to dance. I say going to because some things fell through at the last minute and prevented us...

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