Press Release: Youth Choreographers Explore Mature Themes at Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Youth Dance Project
January 18, 2013

Joy of Motion Dance Center’s annual Youth Dance Project engages young artists throughout the DC area, providing a platform to present new dance works of all styles. This year’s showcase […]


Student Stories: Looking Forward to Youth Dance Project
January 15, 2013

By Cecily Lo, Youth Dance Ensemble Company Member It’s that time of year again. No, I don’t mean midterms, nor do I mean the dreaded first week back from winter […]


Student Stories: Pulsating Collectively Through Dance
January 7, 2013

By Chris Richardson For as long as I can remember I have been infatuated with Michael Jackson down to ruining my good socks and shoes for church and school sliding […]


Join Rachel On Her Quest To Lose 30 Before 30
December 28, 2012

By Rachel Pearl, Director of Production I’ve been saying this for a while now, but I really mean it this time. Since it’s that time of year when we include […]


Gift Ideas For Dancers
December 18, 2012

Happy holidays from Joy of Motion Dance Center! Members of our faculty and staff put together gift ideas for dancers to help with your holiday shopping. Have a suggestion of […]


Motion Expressions Concert: The heART of Hip Hop 2012
December 12, 2012

By Candace Ali, Development Intern at Joy of Motion Dance Center “If you like what you hear… what should you do?” “DANCE!” The students, teachers, parents, and lovers of Joy […]


Hurry and Catch The A Train for a Jazz Ride to Harlem!
December 11, 2012

By Kim Lien After a lengthy absence, I longed to return to the world of dance. Last April, I met Doug Yeuell at a Seniors’ Dance Concert and he encouraged […]


Spice Raqs Performance Class Goes "Gangnam Style"
December 10, 2012

By Leilah Reese After turning the ripe old age of 30 back in December 2010, I decided to throw caution to the wind and pick up dance again. No, my […]