Outreach: JOMDC’s Think Tank Gives Teens a Voice
January 30, 2012

Five months from now, 50 DC teens will fill the three studios of our Atlas location five days a week in Step Ahead, our summer job skills and dance intensive […]


Motion Expressions Concert: The heART of Hip Hop 2011
January 9, 2012

Every fall, we bus students from our Motion Express partner schools on a field trip to the Atlas Performing Arts Center for an interactive dance concert. The performance is designed […]


Faculty Features: Hip Hop with Natasha Hawkins at JOMDC Bethesda
October 19, 2011

Native Washingtonian Natasha Hawkins began her dance career, like many of us, as a child. She trained at the RJV School of Dance in Washington, DC starting at the age […]


Outreach: Step Ahead Dance Ensemble Steps Into The New Year
September 16, 2011

The Step Ahead Dance Ensemble stepped into the new school year with their first class on Monday, September 12th. The program is Joy of Motion Dance Center’s training and performing ensemble […]


Outreach: See Step Ahead Dancers on TV
August 15, 2011

You can now see three members of our summer Step Ahead program interviewed on DCTV throughout the next month. Our primary Step Ahead funder, the DC Children and Youth Investment […]


Outreach: Step Ahead 2011 – A Journey to Our Roots
August 1, 2011

For the past six weeks, Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Atlas studios have been ringing with the sounds of 50 teens from all over Washington, DC. They have been dancing […]


Faculty Features: Classical Repertory Dance Camp with Miya Hisaka
July 11, 2011

Miya Hisaka is a Joy of Motion Dance Center faculty member and Founder/Director of JOMDC adult ballet company Classical Repertory Dance Theatre. She currently teaches ballet and modern adult drop-in […]


Faculty Features: Dance Auditions Tips from Alana Hill
May 9, 2011

Want to find out how you can improve your dance audition experience and impress your judges? Alana Hill, Director of Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Youth Hip Hop Performance Company […]