These dance forms are couples dances which derived from Latin American countries. They are performed in competitions, similar to Ballroom dance, and in dance clubs and festivals. They are generally known for their fast pace and expressive rhythm.
Latin competition rules: At present the rules are being revamped and new rules will appear here for the 2015 season.
The ISTD celebrated its 110th anniversary in 2014
Please click here to download a fascinating new history of the Latin American Faculty, written to mark the occassion.
If you would like to find out more about ISTD history please click here to order your copy of 100 Years of Dance.
19 DecJacqui Norton's tribute to the remarkable Rita Pover
18 DecFeaturing demonstrations from Ava Dance Company, Leroy 'FX' Dos Santos from Flaw...
Sunday 11 January
Sunday 18 January