Welcome, dancers!

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.

Come dance with us today.

Community Dance School

Classes and workshops that train, inspire, and support dancers of all ages and stages of development.
Drop-in classes (adults), Series Classes (youth & adults), Summer camps (youth), Intro to Dance, Social Dance, Workshops.

Dance Institute

Rigorous conservatory-style training programs for youth and adult students dedicated to dance. Youth Dance Ensemble, American Dance Conservatory, and LEAP! Program for Adults, Master Classes.

Motion Exchange

Programs to strengthen communities and improve education through dance. In-school and after-school dance education, integration, & residencies. Free educational concerts.
Step Ahead (summer employment program for older youth).

Center Stage

Concerts and performances that entertain and enlighten audiences, building appreciation and support for the art of dance. Joy of Motion Dance Festival, Studio to Stage, Youth Performance Companies, presented works.