WELCOME TO JOY OF MOTION DANCE CENTER

Welcome to our thriving, creative, dance community! Founded in 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center provides high-quality dance education and performance experiences. 

We are committed to building strong, healthy communities of people who dance professionally and avocationally, attend dance performances, and who support dancers at all ages and stages of development. Whether you’re new to dance or a seasoned professional, we have a place for you. We have a diverse selection of classes & performances to fit your schedule and skills. 

Joy of Motion is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that receives support from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. Read more about us here.

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Classes for Adults | Classes for Youth | Performances & Events | Summer Camps


SUMMER CLASSES START JUNE 19: REGISTER NOW

DANCE CLASSES FOR YOUTH & ADULTS | JUN 19 – AUG 27

SPRING ENROLLMENT OPEN UNTIL APRIL 30! PLEASE CALL STUDIOS FOR THE SPRING SCHEDULE AND AVAILABILITY. 

With the largest selection of dance classes in the DMV, we have classes to suit dancers of all ages and abilities. Register today to join the Joy of Motion family and see where dance can take you.

Adult Series Classes Youth Classes

ANNOUNCING: YOUTH DANCE PROGRAM AUDITIONS

UPCOMING DANCE INSTITUTE AUDITIONS:

RISING 10-12 GRADERS | APR 29 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | FH
RISING 3-6 GRADERS | APR 30 | 5:00 – 6:30 PM |FH
RISING 7-9 GRADERS | APR 30 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM | FH

UPCOMING YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS:

JAZZ COMPANY
GRADES 9-12 
| MAY 21 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM | FH

HIP HOP COMPANIES
GRADES 3-6 
| JUN 17 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | FH
FREESTYLE GRADES 6-12 | JUN 17 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | FH
GRADES 7-12 | JUN 17 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | FH


LEARN MORE & REGISTER TODAY


DANCE WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

EXPRESSIVE DANCE + MUSIC PLAYSHOP | APR 21 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUE | APR 24 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | ATL
SHAPE-UP STREET JAZZ | APR 28 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
CONTEMPORARY CHOREOGRAPHY | MAY 2 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | ATL
RELEASE TECHNIQUE: FLY LOW | MAY 5 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
NATIONAL TAP DAY IMPROV WORKSHOP + JAM | MAY 12 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
HIP HOP WORKSHOP WITH BRIAN HUYNH | MAY 19 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
SOMATIC + RESTORATIVE BODY | MAY 26 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
CONTEMPORARY BALLET | JUN 2 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH
RELEASE TECHNIQUE: REPERTOIRE | JUN 9 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | FH