$49 for Six-Week Intro to Dance Series at Joy of Motion

Washington DC

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In a Nutshell

  • Six-week intro series
  • Six genres to choose from
  • Four DC locations

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 12, 2009. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid for both fall sessions. Beginning on 09/14/09 or 10/26/09. Expires last day of second session. Schedule subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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With today's Groupon, $49 gets you a six-class Intro to Dance series at Joy of Motion Dance Center. You choose the genre: hip hop, modern dance, jazz, breakdancing, ballet, dance technique, or monster mashing. Each class meets for an hour once a week. You will have a choice to begin your series either the week of September 14 or the week of October 24th. Click here and enter Joy of Motion Dance Center in the search bar to see the schedule and descriptions of classes being offered.

Joy of Motion's skilled instructors have taught and performed all over the world, often as dancers. Your teacher will help you stretch to your physical and artistic limits in appreciating and performing the style of dance you choose.

Reap the benefits of sticking with one genre and one instructor for the full six weeks. Each session builds on the week before, and by the end of the six weeks, you'll walk away with new dance knowledge that may catapult you into dance superstardom alongside Fred Astaire, Jennifer Lopez, and Betsy Ross.

Intro to Dance sessions are held at all four of Joy of Motion Dance Center's DC-area locations: Atlas, Bethesda, Dupont Circle, and Friendship Heights. Make sure you check the location, dates, and weekly class times available for each genre before you sign up.

Snag this Groupon and the possibilities are endless: learn to cat walk in the jazz series, master your pirouette in ballet, or convince a friend to take the hip-hop class with you and join the 2010 production of Fiddler on the Roof: This Time It's For Real.


Yelpers rate Joy of Motion's various locations 3.5 and four stars, while Lilaguide users give the dance experts a four-star average:

  • ...if you want to add a bit more flair to your old 2-step routine, check out Joy of Motion! It's a fun way to get your booty shaking, and to meet some new folks in the meantime! – erin w., Yelp
  • Vince Williams is the best Jazz Dance teacher I've had in my life - and I'm 50 so I've had a lot!!! All the teachers at Joy are first rate. – One mom on 1/17/2006, Lilaguide
  • The customer service at JoM is oustanding. The staff is always so courteous, kind and helpful. – Cinthia R., Yelp

Joy of Motion Dance Center

Since 1976 Joy of Motion Dance Center, a nonprofit arts organization, has strapped on its ballet flats to kick down the doors that traditionally bar people from learning dance. Since then, it’s won two Mayor’s Arts Awards, one for Excellence in Service to the Arts, and the other for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education. In 10 studio spaces across three different locations, instructors teach adult and youth programs, and lead an outreach initiative that gives disadvantaged kids the chance to learn dance with free classes or merit-based scholarships. Additionally, the center holds performances and showcases where students and patrons get a taste of professional performance without having to become zombies.

Customer Reviews

Good place for fun drop-in classes!
Jaslean L. · January 3, 2013
David is the best social dance instructor around!
Amy D. · August 29, 2012

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