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JOY Quarterly

The most recent issue of the JOY Quarterly, our recurring newsletter, can be viewed here: JOY QUARTERLY – VOL. I – ISSUE 1

Say Hello to JOMDC’s Newest Breakdancing Teacher, Jared Porter!
September 27, 2016

by Marketing Intern Rachael Appold Joy of Motion Dance Center has a new kid in town, and his name is Jared Porter! Jared has joined JOMDC this Fall and he’s brought with him his remarkable talent for breakdancing! He comes to us from many renowned Hip Hop and Breakdancing crews, including Oshare Crew, HeavenZ, T.I.P., […]

WE'RE HIRING! Dance Instructor for Ages 2-6
September 19, 2016

Responsibilities Dance Instruction Conducts and executes classes for youth following Joy of Motion Dance Center curriculum guidelines. Demonstrate creative ideas and enthusiasm for dance education. Instruct dance classes in accordance to needs of the studio in terms of style, age group, and scheduling Requirements Passion for working with young children, dedicated to youth development and […]

H Street Festival Road Closures
September 16, 2016

Please give yourself some extra time to get to dance classes at the Atlas Studio this weekend to accommodate the H Street Festival. Portions of H St, I St, & F St will be closed from 3:30AM until 11:00PM on Saturday for the festival (read more). The street will be open to pedestrian traffic and […]

JOMDC Welcomes Newest Teacher, Megan Morrison!
September 14, 2016

by Marketing Intern Rachael Appold Joy of Motion Dance Center has a new addition to our family; Megan Taylor Morrison, founder of Dance Adventures and renowned Swing Dance instructor! With such an accomplished dancer/instructor joining us, JOMDC couldn’t pass up the opportunity to get an exclusive interview with Megan Morrison, herself!   Megan! Welcome to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Studio to Stage Fall 2016 is Announced with a Theme – Justice in America
September 7, 2016

Joy of Motion Dance Center proudly announces its fall Studio to Stage program, Justice in America, which runs from September 18th to November 18th. In this nine-week enrollment program, student dancers will work with Joy of Motion choreographers to develop thought-provoking new work in a range of contemporary styles. Justice in America will culminate in […]

Studios Closed for Labor Day
September 2, 2016

All three studios will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sep. 5. Friday through Sunday (Sep. 2-4) are open with normal class schedules and business hours.

JOMDC’s Flamenco Expansion!
August 31, 2016

by Marketing Intern Rachael Appold Anyone with experience in shopping around for drop-in dance classes knows that some class styles are offered with more variety than others. Modern dance, for example, may be offered in varying techniques at a plethora of studios. Flamenco classes, however, tend to focus on just the movements and technique and […]

Announcing 2-Hour Premium Drop-in Classes This Fall!
August 12, 2016

Do you feel like the exhilarating drop-in classes that you take are never long enough? We do too! Joy of Motion is now offering 2-hour-long Premium Drop-in Classes in select advanced styles! The rate of these premium classes is $25. Discounted rate of $20 is available for students, seniors, and professionals with valid ID presented. […]