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Summer Dance Intensive - Laura Flores

We are bringing the HEAT this summer with Laura Flores. Latin ballroom dancer and instructor, Laura is part our amazing faculty line up this summer. She is the founder and owner of La Mecca Dance Chicago and La Mecca Magazine. We are thrilled to spice up our summer intensive with Laura this summer.

Don't miss this incredible training we are bringing right here to the Fargo-Moorhead area! While always encourage dancers to participate in the full 3-week intensive to fully benefit from the training, we do offer one and two weeks options as well.

Auditions for our 2023 Summer Dance Intensive are this Saturday, April 8 at 2:30pm. Visit our Summer page for more information and to register.

Laura Flores sitting on a chair in a navy blue dress

Laura Flores

Laura Flores was born to dance and perform. Laura is a salsa dancer and instructor with 15 years of experience. Her salsa dance career started with Taino Dance Company, under the direction of Paulina Rodriguez, where she first learned her On2 Salsa basic. From there, Laura went on to being a principal dancer with Descarga Caribe, under the direction of Sekou McMiller.

Over the years, Laura has Co-Owned Mixed Motion Art Dance Academy, voted “Best Dance Studio” by the Chicago Reader. She also co-directed the MMA Dance Company which competed at events such as the Salsa Summit and the Ultimate Latin Dance Championship, and is currently 5 time Salsa Champion. Alongside her dance partner, Laura has choreographed a Latin piece entitled, Sabroso, for the prestigious jazz company, Giordano Dance Chicago.

Recently, Laura has had the amazing opportunity to train with world re-known, Yamulee Dance Company, in the boogie down Bronx for 2 years. An absolute dream come true! She is also a partner of a ladies duo with Jillian Bruno, which has debuted in New York City. Now, Laura has ventured off to start a new chapter of her dance career as Founder and Owner of La Mecca Dance Chicago and La Mecca Magazine.


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