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After Nearly 15 Years with Joy of Motion, Interim Executive Director Krystal Odom Announces She is Stepping Down
July 31, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Joy of Motion Dance Center, a dance instruction center which will celebrate its 45th anniversary this fall, announced today that Krystal Odom will be stepping down as interim Executive […]


Joy of Motion Announces Additional “Hot Joy Summer” Pop-up Classes
July 22, 2021

Hot Joy Summer kicks off THIS SATURDAY with Afro-Fusion led by Catherine (Cat) Foster; Viktor Wallace will lead a Jazz Funk class July 31; Candess Correll to teach Heels August […]


Joy of Motion Announces “Hot Joy Summer” Pop-up Series
July 19, 2021

Catherine (Cat) Foster to lead Afro-Fusion class on Saturday, July 24 Washington, D.C. – Joy of Motion Dance Center, a dance instruction center which will celebrate its 45th anniversary this fall, […]


Joy of Motion Announces Adult Drop-In Schedule, Classes Begin July 13
June 29, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Joy of Motion Dance Company, a dance instruction studio which will celebrate its 45th anniversary this fall, announced today that it will begin drop-in classes for adults beginning […]


VIDEO & PHOTOS: Joy of Motion Opens Doors at H Street Studio to In-Person Classes
June 28, 2021

Youth programs kicked off Saturday, June 26; Adult drop-in classes begin July 13   Washington, D.C. – Joy of Motion Dance Center, a dance instruction studio which will celebrate its […]


Winter Session: Classes, Bootcamps, Workshops
January 1, 2021

Dance is for Everybody, Let’s Move More Together in 2021! New Bootcamps, Workshops, and Classes for youth & adults start on January 11.


New Board Members & Leadership Work to Bring Joy Back to Joy of Motion Dance Center Following Community Outcry
October 31, 2020

[WASHINGTON, DC, October 31, 2020] — Following a change.org petition that gained nearly 5,000 signatures over the summer, Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC), a nonprofit dance organization, is formally […]


Bringing JOY Back to Joy of Motion Dance Center
October 12, 2020

Dear Joy of Motion Community Members, In these unprecedented times, Joy of Motion Dance Center is faced with great financial challenges due to the pandemic and the urgency of accountability […]