“Darkness Falls Across The Land …”
October 20, 2017

… and Joy of Motion Dance Center will be rocking this Halloween!  


What’s New With Joy of Motion? – October 2017
September 30, 2017

A simple monthly digest of one-time events, including workshops, master classes, and performances. Start making your dance plans now!   FRIDAY, OCT. 6 @ 8:30 AM Morning Out Zumba with Tanya Nuchols Community Dance School Workshop Joy of Motion | Friendship Heights Sign Up Here Craving a dance class to jump-start your day? We have […]


“Purpose, Meaning, and Joy”
September 20, 2017

by: Christine Fleming Program Director at Devenio, Inc. This season of new beginnings and gratitude is an ideal time to celebrate the partnership of Devenio Inc. and Joy of Motion (Devenio in Motion), which provides dance classes and performance opportunities for teens and adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Like all good stories, this tale […]


2017-2018 Classes for Youth Students at Joy of Motion
September 8, 2017

Welcome to our dance family! The Community Dance School at Joy of Motion Dance Center provides a welcoming and non-judgmental atmosphere for our young students. With an average student/teacher ratio of 8:1 in our studio classes, the focus and emphasis can be on each dancer’s progress, health, and well-being, as well as the development of […]


Fall 2017 Classes for Adults at Joy of Motion
September 8, 2017

Welcome to our dance family! The Community Dance School at Joy of Motion Dance Center fosters a welcoming and non-judgmental atmosphere for adult students of all levels. Whether you’re an experienced dancer or just getting started, Community Dance School classes at Joy of Motion enable you to sample and train in a variety of classes […]


Explore the Past & Travel the World – Through Dance
September 7, 2017

  Ready to travel through time and around the world? Meet us on the dance floor! Our two newest adult programs, JUKEBOX Social and TRAVELER Series, are launching the week of September 11th at Joy of Motion’s Friendship Heights and Atlas (H Street NE) studios. Are you brand-new (or relatively new) to dance? No problem. Classes are engaging […]


“Forward Motion:” 2016-17 Annual Report
August 23, 2017

  “Forward Motion,” Joy of Motion Dance Center’s 2016-17 Annual Report, is now available to the public. DOWNLOAD HERE With the investment of our students, artists, donors, and community members, we have made tremendous strides in the last 12 months — and we are so pleased to share what we have achieved together, both in […]


Fall 2017-2018 Season Auditions for Youth and Adults
August 3, 2017

Joy of Motion Dance Center’s LEAP! conservatory program for adults, the award-winning Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE) program, the American Dance Conservatory (ADC), and eleven Youth Performance Companies (YPCs), are holding auditions for placement in Dance Institute programs and company acceptance for the 2017-2018 season. REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS NOW LEAP! Program for Adults Joy of Motion […]