Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Update for the JOMDC Community
March 13, 2020

March 30, 2020 Update: You may have heard that one of our instructors has tested positive for COVID-19. Tiffany Haughn, who had given us her permission to relay this information, only teaches in the Bethesda Studio once a week, on Tuesdays, and was last in our studios on March 10. She did not come into […]


Washing Your Hands – 20 Songs to Spread Joy, Not Germs!
March 9, 2020

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again, washing your hands frequently and thoroughly or cleaning them with alcohol-based sanitizers for at least 20 seconds is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infectious disease. Here are ways to time that 20 seconds so that you can spread joy, not germs! […]


Spring Classes and Summer Camps
February 19, 2020

  Registration is OPEN Adult Series Classes, Kid Motion classes for youth ages 2-5, as well as Pointe Prep & Dancer Conditioning for students in grades 6-12. NEW summer camps have been added to the schedule! 1-2 week-long camps run from June 15 – August 21 for youth students as young as 4.


Internships in DC: Non-Profit Arts Organization
February 14, 2020

Looking for internships in DC? Joy of Motion Dance Center has several internship opportunities in Washington, DC, and Bethesda, Maryland that give young professionals the opportunity to work with an established non-profit arts organization. Why Intern with Joy of Motion? Joy of Motion’s Internship Program is an excellent way to grow as an artist and […]


A Message From New Executive Director Mary Chase
January 12, 2020

  Reflecting on her first week on the job at Joy of Motion Dance Center, Executive Director, Mary Chase shares a few words with the Joy of Motion community. Hello, and thank you for helping to make me feel welcome in my first week here in Washington, DC.  My family and I are very excited […]


Call for Submissions — Dance Project: Regional Artists 2020
November 25, 2019

WHAT IT IS Dance Project: Regional Artists is a choreography showcase presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, as a platform for innovative dance. Dance Project: Regional Artists is open to all adult choreographers in the Greater Washington DC-Metropolitan area. ELIGIBILITY All choreographers and performers must be 18 years or older. One work per choreographer. […]


November/December 2019 Dance News
November 22, 2019

Happy Holidays, Dancers! Sign Up for Next Session, Fall Break, Exclusive Sale, Upcoming Events, Gifts for Dancers 💸SIGN UP FOR NEXT SESSION THROUGH CYBER MONDAY AND SAVE Sign up for any Winter or Winter/Spring Series class with the code you got in your email to save 10% on new class series registrations* through the end […]


Dance Project: Emerging Voices 2020
November 19, 2019

WHAT IT IS Dance Project: Emerging Voices (formerly Youth Dance Project) is a showcase of choreography created and performed by youth students. Open to all young choreographers, ages 8-18, currently enrolled in a Joy of Motion program. Adult choreographers can participate in Dance Project: Regional Artists. Learn more here. TIMELINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 20, 11:59 […]