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Joy Online Live: Modern with Tiffany Haughn

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 28, 2020

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About Today’s Class: We will begin with a warm-up including floor work, spinal articulation and plies, footwork, drop swings, adagio and battlement swings. Then we will do a short 1-minute combo. Dancers need at least 2 years of training. Class is very stationary but a 10×10 space would be best if possible. If you are on carpet, you might want socks. If on tile or wood, barefoot is best.

Meet Your Instructor: Tiffany Haughn is the director and founder of DancEthos, a DC based modern dance company that creates and presents dances that reflect the beliefs and spirit of our culture. Her choreography has been performed at The Kennedy Center, Dance Place, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Woolly Mammoth Theater, and the Atlas Performing Arts Center, among other venues. In addition to teaching at Joy of Motion Dance Center, Haughn has also been on the faculty of George Washington University, George Mason University, The University of Mary Washington, Northern Virginia Community College, and BalletNova (previously Arlington Center for Dance). While living in New York City, she performed with The Lindt International Ballet, Saltare Dance Company, Jennifer Walker & Company, and Threshold Dance Company. Haughn graduated magna cum laude with departmental and university honors from Jacksonville University with a BFA in Dance and a BA in Psychology. She earned her MFA degree in Dance at George Mason University.

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In this time of crisis, Joy of Motion Dance Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is prioritizing continuity in our educational offerings and are aiming to provide opportunities for all to safely explore artistic expression through movement. We are so excited to be dancing with you digitally!

As an online student of Joy of Motion Dance Center, I am aware that I (or my child) am taking class at my own risk. I agree that I will not hold the studio, the organization and its staff, or the instructors liable for any injuries sustained while taking class. If I (or my child) have any particular injury or concern, I (or my child) will exercise caution in all movements.

Online dancers and members of the public are not permitted to screenshot, illegally share, or record classes without express permission from the Joy of Motion leadership team, the instructor, and the studio staff.

Joy of Motion Dance Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and utilizes ASCAP (500648411) and BMI (1095393, 2165963, 1095394) licenses for educational purposes & in-studio classes. While we cannot access our studio due to limitations in put in place by our local government during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are utilizing an online learning platform.

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Joy of Motion Dance Center is a non-profit institution that provides over $100,000 in tuition assistance to low-income families annually. Traditionally, 80% of our revenue comes from our Joy of Motion dancers taking classes at our studios. In this uncertain time, we ask our public to consider donating to Joy of Motion. While canceling classes and performances is necessary for the health of all of our dancers, staff, and volunteers, it represents a huge financial loss for our organization. Please consider making a donation to Joy of Motion during our COVID-19 closure so that we can quickly return to offering the dance classes you love once we are able to be back in the studio. Donate today to help.

Founded in 1976, Joy of Motion provides exceptional dance education and performances that open doors for learners of all ages and abilities. At Joy of Motion, we envision a world in which dance is a celebrated component of lifelong learning, well-being, and a thriving society.


June 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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