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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

Announcement: Payment Plans Available for All Fall 2016 Adult Enrollment Classes!
August 11, 2016

We are so excited to offer a session of 13 full weeks of dance education this Fall! The session starts on September 12th and will continue for 13 weeks to build an enriching dance learning experience. Check out our current offerings of various Intro to Dance classes, Social Dance and Ballroom classes, Flamenco, Belly Dance, […]

Register for the 3rd Annual 45 Degrees Project!
August 11, 2016

“What is the 45 Degrees Project?” by Elana D. Anderson, Ph.D. The 45 Degrees Project is, first and foremost, an opportunity. During this crucial time in American society, when the citizenry is being constantly bombarded with reasons to look outside of themselves for relief from whatever ails them, the 45 Degrees Project encourages participants (from […]

Fall Arts Internships are HERE!
August 9, 2016

We’re looking for highly motivated arts management, marketing, production, and development interns for our 2016-2017 season. Work for a fast-paced and growing non-profit dance organization, with main offices in the heart of Dupont Circle. Earn free dance classes while gaining real world professional experience. Main Office Marketing Intern (Fall Semester SEPT-JAN) Join our marketing team this […]

July 16, 2016

FALL | 13 WEEKS | SEPT 12-DEC 18 | Fall Break NOV 21-27 | Observation Week DEC 12-18 Youth Students can register for the year and receive a 10% discount!* See all Fall classes by grade here. TUITION RATES | Fall $247-$282 | Full year $581-$616 (includes 10% OFF) + Take any class as a trial for […]

World Dance Vlog Series: Silk Road Dance Company Class
July 15, 2016

By Jam Black Here at Joy of Motion, we are proud of the culturally diverse programing we bring to the DC Metro Area and we are equally thrilled to offer the Silk Road Dance Company Class at our Bethesda location, September 18 to December 18! The Silk Road Dance Company, formed in 1995 under the […]

July 15, 2016

External Relations Associate Responsibilities Marketing & Communications (75%) Manage all design and development of printed materials used to promote Joy of Motion’s studio programs Implement an advertising strategy that incorporates print, broadcast, online and other forms of paid advertising. Establish and manage a marketing internship program that provides support to the marketing department. Execute a […]

June 28, 2016

Children who dance with us over the summer experience a rich curriculum of technique training and performance study. We offer three day, one week, and two week camp options in a range of styles for ages 2-18. See all our youth summer classes here and all our camps and intensives here.

June 28, 2016

Are you ready to make time for dance? Train with our world-class dance educators this summer! Beginners may begin training in an Intro to Dance class offered for ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, Raqs, modern, hip hop, and more! Choose your style, then find the Intro Enrollment class below – scroll to August 1!