Certification differs from one industry to another, but all certifications confirms an candidate’s knowledge, skills and abilities through review, written, oral, and practical assessments. The certifying organization holds all appropriate documentations and official records conveying that the candidate is qualified to perform specific functions or practices of a social dance instructor.  Personal records are secured and reviewed only by NDFHA’s certification authorities.

Compliance with all supporting policies is mandatory. Together, they provide the framework for the application of consistent standards of responsible behavior; this will ensure that NDFHA continues to be an association that is valued and respected by the government, organizations, institutions, and educational facilities for which we are all proud to work.

Certification stays in effect for three years then recertification is required by successfully completing 20 CEUs (continuing educational units) before certification expires. This stipulation is required to assured that certified professionals stay current in dance education in a changing industry. NDFHA certification workshops takes place nationally and quarterly in various states.

• December
• March
• June
• September

 Certification Requirements:

Any legal law abiding individual from any country may apply. The legal age is eighteen (18). The applicant must be actively Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified, and with capability of teaching Urban Hustle Soul Line Dance and Urban Partner dances. NDFHA does not discriminate against race, creed, or color.