About Us

Peg & Jayne

TJ Dance began in 1984. Jayne was instructing aerobics classes at the time with a dear friend Terry Foster. They went by the name "TJ Goodbody" Ahh haa The answer to the most ask question "Where does the "T" come from in TJ Dance?" Aerobics was fun, but Jayne REALLY missed dancing! Glen & Jeri Kuntz had a space in their "tanning salon" below "Alices" (for you ol' locals) and encouraged Jayne to give teaching dance classes a try. She started in March of 84 with 2 classes and all 14 students put on their first recital at Cherry Valley Elementary in June - just 2 months after they started. All the costumes were hand made (bulk material bought by Jayne spread out all over the dance floor for the "cut out the pattern" party!). All the music was recorded off albums onto a cassette tape. The lights consisted of a few spot lights the school found in the music storage room and Jayne filled with bulbs. Since we only had a few dances learned by then, we filled in our show with with Tae Kwon Do Demos, "impromptu" Break Dancing featuring Jayne's adorable boys Justin & Jesse, and even an Aerobic Class Demo! The chairs for the audience were set up by friends and we even offered free cake and coffee to encourage people to come watch our show!

In 1989, Peg became a wonderful addition to TJ Dance. She had been an audience member for several years watching her daughter Heather dance, but found herself squirming in her seat - itching to help and to dance! She offered her ballet expertise which was much needed at TJ Dance.

We've come a LONG way since 1984. We've made so many changes. We have two studios now and some wonderful teachers! TJ Dance became an LLC in 2003 and had over 250 dancers in our 2005 shows (6 shows!) The shows are an incredible demonstration of community teamwork and participation with hundreds of volunteers that make them actually happen! And have I mentioned? We do have the BEST shows around!

We stay active in the community, supporting the schools and many local fundraisers. We, (the teachers at TJ Dance) try to stay current and always learning by attending workshops and classes. The Seattle area has become a "hub" for dancers. We have been treated to some of the greatest teachers and performers here in the Pacific NorthWest. The Seattle area is truly "RICH" in dance knowledge and resources! A special thanks to Johnson and Peters for making much of that happen! We love to dance! We love to teach dance! We truly LOVE what we do!

Karen, Stephanie, Bailey, Chelsea, Jayne, Peggy, Bethany, Margie, Aariel & Nyree  (and not pictured - Tracy, Jenn & Shruti)         August 2020

FEATURING: MEAN GIRLS "JINGLE BELL ROCK" FEMME FATALE DANCE COVER! Sign up now before you miss the pre-registration deal! #femmefataleworkshop #danceworkshop #duvalldance ...

Another snow day...☃️❄️🌨
No classes today at TJ Dance.
Riverview School District Closed.
Enjoy the beautiful snow!
Drive Safely. ❤️
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No classes today 11/30/22 at TJ Dance. The Riverview School District has canceled classes today also. We have no power at the studio. Check back often. It looks like more snow is possible tonight. We'll make classes up ASAP. Drive Dafely. ...

Classes canceled 11/29/23 due to snow. We will schedule make up classes soon. The rest of the week looks better. Enjoy the beautiful snow!❄️
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18+ Ladies bring your cheer! Femme Fatale is almost here! #tjdance #danceworkshop #femmefataleworkshop RSVP now before you forget and miss out on the pre-registration price! Ask questions below or pm! ...

Tuesday Fun! ❤️
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TJ Dance Free Dance ❤️
Tuesday 5pm Class
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Come check out our new 5-8yo combo classes! #tjdance #danceclassesforkids #dance ...

🎃 Join us TOMORROW for Free Spook-tacular Events!! 🎃 Come with your family and/or friends and join the fun together! Please be sure your littlest ghouls are accompanied by a guardian! #tjspooktacular
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RAFFLE: Bring a friend, food donation, and participate in our festivities below for free raffle tickets! Chance to win 50% off 1 month of dance! 🎃-----🎃
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Let's get down and shake your boo-ty! Participate in our costume contest and other fun activities! Come for free fun and chance to win 1 month of free dance classes at TJ Dance! #halloween2022 #openhouse #dancetutorials #spookyseason #freeevent #duvallwa #tjdance ...

Want to win a free month of dance class? Get your boo-ty over to TJ Dance for our Spooctacular Event! Bring a non-perishable food donation for a free raffle ticket! Participate and win more! #tjspooktacular #spookyseason #tjdance ...

TJ Dancers dancing at the barre. 🥰
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At TJ Dance, Duvall, WA
The studio where everyone can dance! #boyband #choreography #danceworkshop

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More "Let it Go"... Their choice for their final free dance. Come join us! ❤️tjdance.com
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We had a wonderful start to our dance year! Listen closely and you can hear them singing while the dance. "Let is Go" still a favorite... ❤️❤️❤️ Register a tjdance.com
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Dance started Monday September 12th. You can still register at tjdance.com
Let's Dance! 🥰
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Classes Begin Monday, September 12, 2022.
Register today. 😉❤️🥰
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