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Reports from the last two years are available here: 2017-18 and 2016-17.

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Press Archive (2018-19)

News4 Your Sunday: DC’S Nonprofit Summer Camps – June 2019
Washington Performing Arts – Pola Nirenska Awards – May 2019
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 – Toward Being (UpRooted Dance) – May 2019
PR – Spring | 4 (Motion X Dance DC) – May 2019
PR – Part & Parcel (DancEthos) – Winter 2019
PR – Fall Youth Concert – Fall 2018
PR – Season Opener Concert – Fall 2018
PR -Bloomberg AIM Award – Fall 2018

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. […]

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 […]