Perceptual Motion is sensitive to the many demands on teachers. We strive to make every minute count to create the “AHA!” moments of discovery so crucial to retention of ideas and concepts.

We balance the teaching of specific skills with development of the ability to creatively solve problems in an effort to help teachers and students reach their full potential.

Perceptual Motion offers custom designed teacher in services, special projects, lecture demonstrations and dance residencies. Please call Lin Shook at 1-773-549-3958 for more information.

Adult Classes

 Gentle Modern Dance Classes on Zoom Starting Soon!

Tuesdays 3:00-4:00


Dance classes feed your body and soul. Gentle Modern Dance classes are for those 60 and up who want to experience the joy of dance in a safe and supportive atmosphere.  Classes are tailored for the aging body and incorporate Modern dance technique, ballet, yoga, and improvisation.  The classes enable students to experience the emotional, artistic & spiritual  satisfaction of DANCING. Taught in a supportive, yet challenging manner by Lin Shook.  

Gentle Yoga for Older Adults

postponed until further notice

              Tuesdays 1:15-2:15     Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm    4057 N. Damen Ave.

 Geared for the older adult, Gentle Yoga emphasizes strengthening, stretching, breath & range of motion.  

New! Teen Dance! 

Coming soon!  4057 N. Damen Ave.  A fun modern dance class for teens.

Kids Classes

Perceptual Motion Inc. has conducted children’s dance programs throughout Chicago through Urban Gateways since 1985.  PMI also has dance and yoga programs at Pilgrim Lutheran School and  Lakeside Square Apartments.    

Happy Yoga 

School days can be long for young children and the transition from the structure of the classroom to after school or home can be challenging. Help your child transition from the classroom to after school and home with Happy Yoga class. In this fun and playful class children will learn how to focus through breathing and relaxation techniques, develop strong healthy bodies with developmentally appropriate poses, build social skills with partner and group poses. Engaging stories, imagination exercises and meditation help children learn to recognize and channel their energy.


View local resources for dancers and artists!

Check out our program for elders!

Learn more about director, Lin Shook!