A nonprofit arts organization founded in 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center provides exceptional dance education and performances that open doors for learners of all ages and abilities.

At Joy of Motion, we envision a world in which dance is a celebrated component of lifelong learning, well-being, and a thriving society.


Joy of Motion’s studios are currently closed, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but our Online Learning Library is OPEN.

Community Dance School

Drop-in and series classes in a multitude of dance styles for students of all ages and stages of development.

Dance Institute

Rigorous conservatory-style training programs and master classes for youth and adult students.

Joy Online

Online learning opportunities and community to stay connected and dancing around the world.

Center Stage & Motion Exchange

Concerts, programs, and partnerships that broaden access & build appreciation for dance by providing opportunities for students of all ages to grow through live performance.