Earn your Ballroom teaching certification from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing,
the world’s leading organization.
Your instructor and mentor: ISTD Fellow and Examiner Izabela Jaworska

The Next Step 


Dance teachers are invited to a 30-hour training program leading  to ISTD professional certification: the Licentiate (Silver) level in Ballroom.
This is a semi-annual event leading to higher professional certifications.


This program is for you if:

You are dreaming of becoming a Certified Ballroom Dance Teacher.
You never found the time to get your professional certification.
You are certified, but want to review to make sure you are up-to-date with the very latest in ballroom technique, recognized by top-ranked professionals.


This program will allow you to get professional certification immediately after successful completion of training.

You will receive choreographed routines and learn
to dance them at your optimal level.

You will be familiarized with abbreviations, chart headings, definitions for sway, CBM, CBMP, pivots, pivoting actions, rise and fall, footwork, beat value, timing, tempo, and all the other details that will enable you to discuss dance technique from a more informed perspective.

You will learn how to present information in a clear,
concise, and positive way.

Once you master your technique, it will become easier for you to correct your students and choreograph routines.

 The Details


February 21-25 2018

March 3 & 4 2018 – Examination


9:00 – 10:30 Routines

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:15 Technique

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch Break

1:15 – 2:45 Technique

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:30 Technique/Routines

Required Book Purchase:

The Ballroom Technique, $30 from USISTD website


The Dance Pavilion

1918 Whittaker Rd

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Tel. (734) 369 9700

Contact Information:

Izabela (734) 320-8650

The Cost: $690
(not including USISTD membership fee and examination cost).

Sign up before January 21st for a 10% discount.

A deposit of $300 is required to hold a spot
with a check written to Izabela Jaworska.

 About The Organization
The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), of London, England, is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards. From Ballet to Ballroom, it has 12 dance faculties covering Theatre, Dancesport, and Social Dance. It is represented in the United States by the USISTD. Since 1904 the ISTD has provided training for dance teachers and examiners, enabling teachers to enter their students for examinations, develop new techniques and spread the joy of dance.

 Your Instructor
Izabela Jaworska was born and raised in Poland and at the age of seven fell in love with dancing. She is a professional dancer, dance teacher, coach, and choreographer. She has taught and competed around the world. She is accredited by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) as a ballroom dance adjudicator, an Examiner in International Ballroom, and Licentiate in International Latin, American Smooth and Rhythm styles.