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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NEW! SPRING SESSION SCHEDULE

DANCE CLASSES FOR YOUTH & ADULTS
APR 15 – JUN 9

The Spring schedule of classes is now available! Register today and #feelthejoy all spring.

Spring Adult Series Classes

Spring Session Youth Classes

UPCOMING EVENTS PRESENTED BY JOY OF MOTION

SEE ALL EVENTS HERE

joy of motion presents alight dance theater stargazing at atlas intersections festival feb 25 10:30 am

ALIGHT DANCE THEATER’S STARGAZING

On Feb 25 at 10:30 AM, Joy of Motion Dance Center presents alight dance theater’s Stargazing at the Atlas Performing Arts Center’s 2017 INTERSECTIONS Festival. BUY TICKETS

joy of motion dance center presents youth dance project

YOUTH DANCE PROJECT PERFORMANCE

On Feb 25 at 8:00 PM and Feb 26 at 7:00 PM, Joy of Motion Dance Center presents the Youth Dance Project, showcase of young choreographic voices. BUY TICKETS

DC Contemporary Dance Theatre presents: UBUNTU

Mar 4 at 8:00 PM, DC Contemporary Dance Theatre/Teatro de Danza presents Ubuntu: For the Whole of All HumanityBUY TICKETS

Spring Studio to Stage Performance: That’s Showbiz!

Mar 11 at 8:00 PM and Mar 12 at 7:00 PM, Joy of Motion presents the Spring Studio to Stage production, That’s Showbiz! BUY TICKETS

UP! Dance Project

Mar 18 at 8:00 PM, Joy of Motion presents Jocelyn Isaac’s UP! Dance Project. BUY TICKETS

WRECKING CREW ORCHESTRA: EL SQUAD IN CONCERT

EL Squad in Concert

Mar 26 at 7:00 PM, Joy of Motion presents El Squad in Concert. BUY TICKETS