Syllabi/ Elements of Dance

Official Syllabi.   Examinations for Certification require demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the applicable syllabi of the style of dancing in which you seek certification.

Click on the links below to find the official Syllabi adopted by the National Dance Teachers Association of America (NDTA) and approved by the National Dance Council of America (NDCA), the official governing council of dance and dancesport in the USA, for all dances in each of the following categories of dance:


Click On Any Icon Above to View the Official Syllabi for All Dances in that Style of Dancing

 
Elements of Dance Taught at Each Level.   For each dance referenced in the Syllabi linked above, each level of dance – Bronze, Silver, Gold – has defined elements and restrictions that are designed to create a proper progression through increasingly complex concepts of dancing.