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Club Dance

Formed in 1999, the Club Dance Faculty is the most recent addition to the ISTD faculty family.

The umbrella term ‘Club dance’ encompasses dance styles which have origins in Social Dance. They are dances which have often been developed alongside a particular musical styles and are mainly seen in social settings, danced in pairs. Club or Social dance is constantly evolving, truly improvised dances, although each style has its own unique technique.

Dancesport Congress 2016  

2016 Dancesport Congress DVD

DVDs of the 2016 Dancesport Congress will be available from mid-September. Pre-order your copy now!

Download an order form and send it back to guarantee your copy.

For further details please contact the Education & Training Department on +44 (0)20 7377 1577 or coursebookings@istd.org

Syllabus Outlines  

Club Dance syllabus outline

Download the Club Dance syllabus outline from the Dancesport syllabus page.

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Salsa Technique and Study Books

Purchase the new Salsa Technique and Study Books from the ISTD Shop. Buy all four and save!

The new syllabus are compulsory in amateur medal test examinations as from the 1st September 2015. Therefore the "old" syllabus written by Richard Marcel will be acceptable until then. 

Members are also reminded that some of the new LA, Cuban and New York Salsa syllabus has already been presented at London and Worthing over the past five years. This work will also be acceptable. 

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The ISTD celebrated its 110th anniversary in 2014

Download a fascinating history of the Club Dance Faculty, written to mark the occassion.

If you would like to find out more about ISTD history you can order your copy of 100 Years of Dance from our online shop.


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