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Press Archive (2018-19)

Dance Metro DC – Dance Journalism Project – September 2018
DanceTeacher Magazine – “Page 115” Feature – July/August 2018 Issue
Washington Post’s Going Out Guide – April 2018
Washington Post’s Going Out Guide – May 2018

Press Release Archive (2018-19)

PR – Part & Parcel – Winter 2019
PR – Fall Youth Concert – Fall 2018
PR – Season Opener Concert – Fall 2018
PR -Bloomberg AIM Award – Fall 2018

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. […]

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 […]