DANCE STUDIO HISTORY
Joy's Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio is the 1st jazz and hip hop dance studio in the United States. Our dance studio used to be Joy's Dance Productions, Joy's Creative Dance Company, and Joy's Creative Arts before we changed our dance studio name to Joy's Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio. Our studio offers dance classes for adult and teen dancers in California, Maryland, & New York State. Our mission is to offer adult and teen dancers the opportunity to improve their dance techniques, learn dance choreographies, have fun dancing, become healthy dancers, perform in events, and pursue a dance career at our dance studio. We vision everyone will have a place to dance in a healthy, safe, supportive, and welcoming dance environment in the next 35 years.
Thank you for choosing Joy's Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio!
Have a Blessed Day! Get Ready to Dance With Us!
JOY TIMMONS-DIRECTOR, INSTRUCTOR, & OWNER
Joy Timmons opened Joy’s Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio in 2009. She is from Clinton, MD, but currently lives in Upper Marlboro, MD. Joy started her dance career at age 4. She did her dance training at Linda Natoli’s Studio Of Dance & Gymnastics, Dance Expressions Inc., Towson University, and College of Southern Maryland. Joy was abused by her parents and bullied by former friends, many relatives, and others. So, she rejected them and moved on living her dreams including managing her dance studio. Joy believes doing something positive can help you to recover from being in bad situations. She was a member of many dance teams including Linda Natoli’s Senior Company Team and Adult Dance Ministry. Joy danced in many events including the King’s Dominion Dance Competition Festival, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church Worship Services, and Dance Expressions Inc’s Annual Showcases. She taught everyone ballet, creative, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, and tap dance at all levels at Encore Baton & Dance Studio, Red Studio, and Little Busy Bee Learning Center. Joy looks forward to dancing everyone including her future family and ensuing everyone achieves their goals at her studio, Joy’s Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio.
SCRIPTURE MESSAGE ABOUT STAYING HEALTHY & FIT FOR LIFE
1st 4:8 Timothy says about staying healthy and fit forever, "for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come."
We believe everyone should have a chance to dance in their lifetime.
We also believe it is never too late for anyone to start dancing in their lifetime.
NEED A JOB? & BE A PART OF OUR STAFF TEAM?
We are hiring employment opportunities for everyone from all job position levels at Joy’s Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Studio. Our studio is looking for artists, interns, instructors, office staff, and volunteers in this studio. The employees will work part-time for 10-40 hours every week at home, at the dance studio, or both places. They will receive great benefits like If you are interested in joining our staff team and doing your dream job, email us your headshot resume, 1-paged professionally written cover letter, and if available your works at firstname.lastname@example.org.