2017 USISTD Congress

Thanks to everyone for making this an outstanding event! We are already looking ahead to 2018. We hope to move this Congress around the country, to make it accessible to everyone, so for 2018 we are looking at the SE United States. If you have a venue you would like to make available to us […]

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New Examiner – Trevor Luff

Trevor Luff, USISTD Examiner – Int’l Latin Congratulations to Trevor Luff for passing his Examinership assessment in London! Trevor is now officially a U.S. Examiner in International Latin. He is also a Fellow in International Standard and Latin and a Licentiate in American Smooth, American Rhythm and Theatre Arts, and has judged many competitions throughout […]

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USISTD will be using PayPal to collect Membership Dues

It’s a secure, easy way to pay and get paid. PAYPAL IS ACCEPTED WHEREVER YOU ARE. At home or across the country, PayPal helps you pay securely. More payment choices With PayPal, use your favorite banks and cards and still earn card rewards. And get access to flexible payment options like PayPal Credit. How PayPal […]

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Exam Success

  ________________________________ Izabela Jaworska organized a Medal Program at The Dance Pavilion in Michigan the weekend of October 1st and 2nd.                                                                     […]

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The Wing! Why?

by Peter Waterson Fellow ISTD We have some rather strange names for figures in our Ballroom and Latin dance syllabi.  How did these names originate?    Here are two examples, the origin of which are, I think, fairly well known. THE TELEMARK:    British dancers, skiing in Norway in the 1920’s, saw the “Telemark Turn”,used in skiing […]

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Peter Billett: Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 2013 New Jersey State Open, Peter Billett was acknowledged for his achievements, hard work, and devotion to the USISTD. Tonight the United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing honors one of its most distinguished members, Peter Billett. Peter has achieved the highest levels in every area of ballroom dance. He has placed […]

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