Our Student Reporter Visits “Motion Exchange” II – Part 3
May 4, 2018

_____________ By: Talia E, age 12 Recently, I got the privilege of both observing a dance seminar at the campus of Brookland Middle School in Northeast DC and interviewing the […]


2018 Youth Performance Company Auditions
May 4, 2018

2018-19 YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANIES: Auditions for Grades 3-12 Youth Performance Companies meet twice per week (one rehearsal + one class) and perform together at Joy of Motion concerts and around […]


“My child loves to move! Where do I start?”
April 27, 2018

__________________ “Dance is a powerful ally for developing many of the attributes of a growing child. Dance helps children mature physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively.” — National Dance Education Organization […]


2018-2019 Dance Institute Auditions
April 10, 2018

Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Dance Institute is holding auditions for the 2018-2019 school year for its youth and adult programs. Dance Institute provides rigorous conservatory-style training programs to youth and […]


Registration Software Outage
April 5, 2018

Our registration software, Mindbody Online, went down on April 5, 2018 at approximately 7:15 AM. Regularly scheduled Thursday drop-in classes are still meeting download the schedule here. Were you hoping […]


Spring Session – JoyFest Classes – Grades 1-5
April 3, 2018


Our Student Reporter Visits “Center Stage” – Part 2
March 28, 2018

_____________ By: Talia E, age 12 For National Choreography Month (or NACHMO), choreographers from all over the nation create original choreography during the month of January. On February 17th and […]


Do Youth Students Perform at Joy of Motion?
March 21, 2018

Joy of Motion provides a range of performance opportunities (both formal and informal) for our students! We believe that these opportunities should complement and reflect the educational aims of each […]