Earn your American Rhythm 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 Associate (Bronze) level in American Rhythm.
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.

You are applying for NDCA judging license.

Program Dates: February 27 – March 3, 2019
Exam Date: March 8-10, 2019

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


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 August 10th for a 10% discount.

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