About Us

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Dance Masters of America, Inc. is an International Non-Profit Educational Organization of dance educators, who have been certified by test to teach; have had a professional dance career; have a degreed certification from an approved institution of higher education; or have successfully passed an exam in an approved professional dance organization. 

 

Dance Masters of America has been certifying and setting the standards of dance education since 1884. Since its inception, the goal of the organization has been to improve the standards of dance offered to its members and their students.

 

Dance Masters of America offers:

 ~Manuals and other training aids that are utilized in dance studios, schools, universities and other

    dance institutions throughout the world. Continual updates of the manuals make them a living 

    instrument of learning.

 ~Teachers Training School Program is an outstanding and respected educational venue for dance

    educators ages 18 and up. The program provides a comprehensive curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a

    unique focus on technique and teaching skills, and the nurturing of camaraderie among, established 

    teachers as well as those just starting their careers.

  ~Affiliated Chapters that provide regional workshops, educational seminars and forums as well as           

     performance opportunities for members and their students.

  ~National Conventions and Workshops provide the membership a network for the exchange of ideas,

     information, sharing of business advancement and to study the latest techniques.

  ~Instruction in anatomy, injury prevention, nutrition, kinesiology, creative movement, music theory,

     choreography and the issues that affect the dance community.

  ~More than $200,00.00 in monetary and educational scholarships. Scholarships are granted for master

    classes, training school, universities, and major professional schools of dance. These Scholarships are

    offered annually to its members and their students.

 ~Members a reduction of their BMI, ASCAP and SESAC licensing fees.