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Dance is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, ability, or fitness level, with so many genres of dance available to suit all tastes and interests. Discover your love of dance with an ISTD-trained teacher and #FindYourDanceSpace

Our student case studies

Dance has many benefits including the improvement of physical and mental health, as well as strengthening social connections.

We met with three ISTD students and their teachers to learn about their experiences of dancing and how it has affected their lives for the better.


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Find a Dance Teacher

At ISTD, we believe dance is for everybody. With us, you can expect the highest quality of registered teachers, teaching in a range of genres and styles across the globe. We offer the best standards of quality, safety and expertise.

Find a dance teacher near you today

School cheat sheets

Download these helpful school cheat sheets that outline top tips on how best to secure dance business as a dance teacher in primary and secondary schools. 

Download primary cheat sheet   

Download secondary cheat sheet


The Mark of Quality 

As a parent or guardian, knowing where to start when selecting a dance school/teacher for your child can be a daunting prospect. We have pulled together a helpful checklist for you to ensure that you can guarantee that your child(ren) is dancing in a safe and regulated environment.

Read more here

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The Society logo is a mark of quality for our world-renowned teaching. Registered Members and Approved Dance Centres are invited to use these assets to promote your status as an Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing member.

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"Dance has had a huge impact on my life and wellbeing throughout my teenage years. Being part of a dance class and surrounded by positivity from my teacher and other students has helped me manage my anxiety and feel more confident in myself."

TIA, 21


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