The British Association of Teachers of Dancing was the first professional dance teacher’s association to be established in the year 1892. From this early beginning we have now grown to cover the whole of the UK and have members on five continents. The Association organises refresher courses, festivals, seminars, championships, instructional sessions and annual conferences. Professional and amateur examinations are available in Tap, Jazz, Modern Dance, Stage, Ballet, Acro-Gymnastics, Highland, Scottish National, Dance Exercise, Special Needs, Majorette, Freestyle, Rock ‘N’ Roll, Latin American, Modern Ballroom, Club Latino, Classical, European National and Country Western Line Dancing.

The British Association of Teachers of Dancing is represented on the British Dance Council, The Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing, Theatre Dance Council International and is a Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Validated Awarding Organisation.