Teacher’s College

Thinking of a career in dance? Just imagine how great life would be if you could:

  • Dance every day
  • Learn and grow every day
  • Have a career doing what you love
  • Work in a joyful environment
  • Help people discover the joy, power, and magic of ballroom dance

Valley Social’s teacher training program is for people who want to teach dance or for serious students who want an accelerated, detailed course of instruction.


  • We welcome anyone with the desire to become a dance professional and the discipline to do the work.
  • Our trainees age range is from college-age to retirees, because you’re never too old!

What does the course cover?

  • 12 American style ballroom dances
  • Through the Bronze Level
  • How to teach the National Dance Teacher Association of America-approved DVIDA syllabus
  • You learn the techniques, style and musical elements of each dance and how to teach them
  • How to teach private and group lessons
  • How to dance as both the leader and follower

Valley Social’s Ballroom Dance Teachers College is ongoing. It is divided into 3 sections; each is about 4 months long. You may enroll at the beginning of each section; new sections start every January, May, and August. A sample schedule:

Bronze Smooth

  • January through April
  • Mondays 6-8 pm and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 pm
  • Learn Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz
  • DVDA American Style Smooth Bronze Syllabus required
  • Binder and notes from each class provided

Bronze Rhythm I

  • May through August
  • Mondays 6-8 pm and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 pm
  • Learn Rumba, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, Bolero
  • DVDA American Style Rhythm Syllabus required
  • Binder and notes from each class provided

Bronze Rhythm II

  • August through December
  • Mondays 6-8 pm and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 pm
  • Learn Merengue, Mambo, Samba, West Coast Swing
  • DVDA American Style Rhythm Syllabus required (same syllabus as required for Rhythm I)
  • Binder and notes from each class provided


  • $395 a month (every 4 weeks)
  • Includes admission to Valley Social group classes and parties
  • Includes discounted rate for Private Lessons
  • Includes studio floor rental for practice outside of class time

Valley Social has over 30 years of experience in training dance instructors. We know that a successful career in dance starts with a successful dance teacher education program. With our clear and compassionate instruction and targeted professional guidance we will help make your dreams of becoming a dance teacher a reality.

Email Tammie at vsteacherscollege@gmail.com with questions or fill out the Contact form.

You are only one step away from starting your dream career!

First Lesson Free

For more than three decades, Valley Social has been helping people of all ages learn to dance in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Whether you have two left feet or you’re an experienced dancer, our certified instructors will teach you how to express yourself with confidence and poise on the dance floor. Our lessons offer a unique and exhilarating opportunity to interact with new people and spend time with your partner. Call today to schedule your first lesson–it’s free!

Valley Social Dance Studio

1331 W Wisconsin Avenue Appleton, Wisconsin, 54914 Phone: 920-731-4441 Phone or Text: 920-277-9488 Hours: 1:00-10:00 p.m. M-F                                             E-mail: info@valleysocial.com                                                                                      
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