Little ballerinas talking in ballet studio. Group of girls having break in practice, sitting on floor. Classical dance school

Our Approach

We believe that dance education is a powerful tool in developing social, emotional and cognitive skills. Our classes centre around developing these skills in a safe and supportive environment.

We believe students should be nurtured and extended in all of their classes, ensuring continual growth each year. Students can do this under the loving guidance of our wonderful teachers.

Meet the Team

Our team love working with children and are continually undergoing professional development to ensure they are using the most up-to-date practices and methodologies. If you're interested in joining our team feel free to email us a copy of your resume and a cover letter - we're always looking for amazing staff to join our growing family.


Amy Houlihan

Director of Joy in Motion


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graduate Diploma of Education

Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance

Licensee of Queensland Ballet's Petit Pointers

Registered teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers

Other certificates:

Acrobatic Arts certified 

Progressing Ballet Technique certified

Rhythm Works Integrative Dance certified

Youth Protection Advocates in Dance certified

Next Steps...

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us. If you’re ready to enrol just follow the 'Enrol Today' button!