Faculty Features: Tanya’s 10 Tips for Zumba® Newbies
October 15, 2012

By Tanya Nuchols If you’re feeling a little shy to try your first Zumba® class at Joy of Motion Dance Center, you’re not alone. Everyone feels that way at first. […]


Events: Renovating The Jack Guidone Theater
October 4, 2012

By Rachel Pearl I’m Rachel Pearl, the Director of Production for Joy of Motion Dance Center. I feel like everywhere I go I find some connection to the organization. Just […]


Events: Youth Dance Ensemble KICK OFF Party 2012
September 25, 2012

On Saturday, September 22, the Youth Dance Ensemble Program held its annual KICK OFF party at Joy of Motion Dance Center Friendship Heights. Dancers from the Ensemble Company and all […]


Student Stories: Getting Fit With JOMDC's MOVE Program
September 17, 2012

By Heather Hodges In 2009, I found it difficult to do simple things like climbing a flight of stairs or walking a city block without gasping for air. I chalked […]


Faculty Features: AfroBeat Drop-in Classes with Sylvana Christopher
August 31, 2012

Sylvana Christopher is a native Washingtonian with roots extending from Germany to Guam. She began training at The Metropolitan Ballet Academy and The Washington School of Ballet and earned a […]


Faculty Features: Adult Drop-in Classes with Akosua Akoto
August 13, 2012

Since age 13, Akosua Akoto has been organizing and teaching adult and children’s workshops throughout the nation. She has served as lead and assistant choreographer for numerous dance organizations. She […]


Outreach: Step Ahead Teens at The White House
August 7, 2012

Step Ahead is Joy of Motion Dance Center’s free summer outreach program, which offers an engaging arts experience for 50 teens at our Atlas studios in Northeast D.C. Step Ahead […]


Outreach: Courtney Harris of Step Ahead
July 23, 2012

Step Ahead, Joy of Motion Dance Center’s free summer dance training and job skills program for DC teens, is in full swing. Our 50 participants have taken a variety of […]