Michelle AVA Receives Special Honoree Award
at Joy of Motion Dance Center's
40th Anniversary Annual Gala
MARCH 11th, 2016!
This past March 11, 2016, our incredible friend, dance innovator, and Joy of Motion Dance Center Founder Michelle AVA received a Special Honoree Award for the 40 successful years that have resulted from her establishment of the Joy of Motion Dance Center back in 1976 and her invaluable contributions to the DC dance community!
Read a Special interview with Michelle AVA and Joy of Motion Dance Center, here!
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Michelle Ava, M.A. | Dancer, Choreographer, Educator
Breathe deeply… feel the dance. Move from stillness… become the dance. Taste the rhythm… be the dance. Open the heart… we are the dance. -Michelle Ava
An innovative dance educator, performer, choreographer, bodywork therapist, and spiritual teacher with over three decades of experience, Michelle Ava inspires people to recognize their potential through dance, yoga, and personal expression. She approaches movement as a healing art, a way to embrace possibilities through the fusion of mind, body, and spirit. With a vision of creating “dance for everyone,” she founded Joy of Motion Dance Center in 1976. She is a vital force in DC’s dance and holistic community and teaches and presents her work both locally and nationally. In addition to her long-term, ongoing classes and specialized workshops at Joy of Motion, Michelle teaches at a variety of venues throughout the DC region. She has also been featured as a guest artist with her work in transformational dance at venues including the Omega Institute in New York and the Maharishi International University in Iowa. Learn more about Michelle >>
AVA Archive Project
OPEN CALL for stories, memories, and photos. Michelle AVA is currently writing her memoirs on her work in the DC dance community and her time as founder of Joy of Motion studios. Submit your stories for consideration by email MichelleAVAdance@gmail.com and be a part of AVAdance history!
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