This dance style includes several techniques such as the Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Ballroom Tango.
These are all social dances which were seen throughout Western Society from around the beginning of the twentieth century.
These dance techniques vary in style but are all partner dances; today they are most commonly seen at competitions, at social gatherings or on stage.
DVDs of the 2017 Dancesport Congress are available from the ISTD shop here.
The Modern Ballroom and Latin American committees have decided that the compulsory syllabus figures are no longer required to be shown in the examinations at the Gold Star and above levels. This took effect on 1st January 2016 for both Modern Ballroom and Latin American examinations. Read more.
17 MarCOVID-19: Updated Guidance for members, examiners, students and staff
13 MarApplications are now open for further Contemporary Dance examiners.