Dear Fellow Members,In the coming weeks the USISTD will be transitioning to AIDA ( American International Dance Association ). We hope all our members will continue this journey with us. This will be an automatic transfer of membership and credentials unless you choose otherwise. The NDCA has already been notified of our impending name change. ISTD […]
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Dear Fellow Members,The results of the Member Referendum, regarding the ISTD final offer of terms for updating the license agreement between ISTD and USISTD, concluded with just 23% of the opened ballots voting in favor of the ISTD proposal.I reported the results to Ginny Brown, CEO/ISTD. We made a last ditch proposal on the dues […]
Ms. Aleksandra ‘Sasha’ Spitchka Sasha Spitchka is originally from Ukraine. She started dancing at age of 7 first with ballet and folk dance, but later fell in love with ballroom dancing. Very soon she was training and competing in Standard and Latin. After obtaining her Bachelor of Education, she started to teach Ballroom and Latin in […]
Letter from the Chairman of the USISTD Board of Trustees Dear Members of the USISTD,No doubt you have been extremely surprised these past days to hear from our President Steve Hadley, that our organization has been forced into a position whereby it must change its name. So many of you, most especially the International Style […]
USISTD EDITORIAL As I’m sure you are all aware, the ISTD in London is soliciting your direct membership by telling you of their “firm commitment to our teachers throughout the world”. It seems their “firm commitment” has been financed by withholding services to the members of the USISTD for the past decade or two, or […]
Examination SuccessesAmerican BallroomExaminerJacob Maros RevesAssociateJune 2020Izabela JaworskaInternational BallroomJacob Maros RevesAssociateMay 2020Izabela JaworskaAlexandros ArmaosLicentiateMay 2020Phillip StephensInternational LatinIwona RybczynskaAssociateJune 2020Izabela JaworskaErwin RybczynskiAssociateJune 2020Izabela JaworskaInternational Viennese WaltzAlexandros ArmaosLicentiateMay 2020Phillip Stephens