Join us at the forefront of a fresh, forward-looking dance movement! Learn ONLINE at your leisure and create your own truly inclusive classes for everyone…

Your SOSA Online Instructor Training Course is a fun-packed, technique-building and fully comprehensive training course – led by Katy Harris, Founder & Principal of SOSA Dance.

This course gives you the freedom to learn at your own pace, with the flexibility to complete the modules and assessments when it suits YOU – which might just be over a weekend!

As you’ll soon discover, we are a unique independent dance fitness company and this is such an exciting time for you to be a part of our amazing and wonderfully diverse team – as we continue to grow by public demand, on a global scale!

Through our tailormade Online Training Course, Katy will share with you absolutely everything you will need to know to build and run your own ‘stand out’ SOSA Dance classes that are fun, inspiring and full of personality… starting with a fantastic 45-minute Video Masterclass with Katy so you can see what it feels like to truly ‘Dance Yourself Happy!’

You will learn how to create a safe, effective and fabulous SOSA Dance class using our six core dance styles; Salsa, Cha-Cha-Cha, Samba, Kizomba, Brazilian Zouk and Rumba. And you will discover some beautiful warm-up and cool down routines, together with choreography and styling tips that are fun, expressive and unique to SOSA Dance.

We take great pride in delivering the very best calibre of training to enhance your knowledge, confidence and skill-set so you have the tools to  deliver excellence.

This training course will provide you with a personal customer-focused experience, centered around our ethos of accessibility, diversity and inclusion for all. You will be equipped with all the knowledge, expertise and motivation you need to launch this highly successful class format which has been created to positively embrace all ages and abilities, shapes and sizes, faiths and cultures.

We are confident that SOSA will play a key role in helping to future-proof your classes with loyal, enthusiastic and committed dance-loving participants for years to come, so don’t delay any longer…

SOSA Dance is very different to other fitness brands, providing you with unrivalled business and aftercare support.

As a qualified SOSA Dance Instructor, you become one of our FAMILY… a fabulous dance specialist, and an ambassador for empowering, inspiring and support members of your local community to become active. 

Your membership to our Instructor Academy portal gives you unlimited access to our entire back-catalogue of choreographed routines…

An unbelieveable 475 routines, spanning 37 international dance styles!!!

Yes, you did read that correctly…

There really are 475 routines to choose from…

And did I mention we add 3 new routines every month too! Just to keep it fresh and even more fabulous!

And that’s just the beginning of your journey…

The first step of our application process, requires you to complete a short online form with your personal details, any relevant teaching experience and qualifications you have… and most importantly, what drives your PASSION and PURPOSE to want to teach this programme.

The second stage of our application process, will be a personal 1-1 Zoom call or telephone call (as appropriate) with our Founder, Katy Harris. This is an informal chat, an opportunity for you to ask any questions you have in advance, and for Katy to ‘get to know you’ on a personal level.

We believe that what makes SOSA so very special, is the PEOPLE behind it, because we REALLY DO CARE about making a difference.

If you have any issues accessing or completing the online application form, please don’t hesitate to call or text Katy, on 07715 252524.

YOUR SOSA JOURNEY BEGINS HERE…

It’s ‘The Start Of Something Amazing’!!

The first step of our application process, requires you to complete an online form with your personal details, all relevant teaching experience and qualifications you have… and most importantly, what drives your INTENT to want to teach this programme.

The second stage of our application process, is a personal 1-1 Zoom call or telephone call (as appropriate) with our Founder, Katy Harris. This is an informal chat, it’s not a ‘test’ or interview. It is purely an opportunity for you to ask any questions you have in advance, and an opportunity for Katy to get to know who you are on a personal level.

The final stage of the process, is a practical demonstration on Zoom with Katy. This is NOT a ‘test’ with a checklist of tick boxes. YOU choose the song, you choose the steps/movements. It’s got nothing to do with your technical dance ability, it is purely for you to show Katy your personality, communication skills, your understanding of ‘inclusivity’ and the purpose you wish to serve in your community.

If you have any issues accessing or completing the online application form, please don’t hesitate to call or text Katy, on 07715 252524.

SOSA is unlike any other dance fitness brand or programme in the industry.

What makes SOSA so VERY special… is the PEOPLE behind it.

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You must be over 16 years of age to train as a SOSA Dance Fitness instructor. You are eligible to apply to become a SOSA Dance Fitness instructor if you fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • You are a qualified dance teacher with a Recognised Awarding Organisation
  • You have a minimum of 2 years dance training or dance teaching experience at a semi-professional or professional level
  • You are a fitness professional and are qualified Level 2 Exercise to Music, Level 2 Gym or Level 2 Dance Fitness Qualification
  • You are a dancer/performer from a theatre or stage school background
  • You have a minimum of 10 years dancing experience at an Amateur level
  • You have been teaching dance fitness classes for a minimum of two years

You do not have to have any previous Latin or Ballroom dance experience to qualify for the training, but we are looking for people who have passion and flair for these beautiful dance styles.

The total study time for this training course is 12 hours.

There are a total of eight modules to complete:

  • Module One – The Masterclass
  • Module Two – Steps and Movements
  • Module Three – Kizomba
  • Module Four – Brazilian Zouk
  • Module Five – Samba
  • Module Six – Salsa
  • Module Seven – Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Module Eight – Rumba

Each module consists of a breakdown/demonstration video which you must watch, plus a partnering training manual that is also essential reading. This is followed by a theory assessment that you will need to complete, which will contribute to your final marks and assessment.

Although our modules are presented in an ideal learning curve, you may complete these modules in the order of your choice if this is preferable to you.

There are eight theory assessments to complete, one for each module. Each theory assessment has a total of 10 questions (some multiple choice and some free text questions) and you have a total of 20 minutes to complete each theory assessment. The pass mark is 80% and contributes 5% towards your total mark. You will be given two attempts to complete each theory assessment.

At the end of the course, there is a Salsa routine that you will need to learn and demonstrate either by video submission or via Zoom, as your final Practical Assessment. The pass mark is 80% and contributes 60% towards your total pass mark.

Our SOSA Dance Online Training Course costs a total of £249.

This includes full personal support from our dedicated Pro Team throughout your training, personal grading of all theory assessment modules (with no additional charge for re-takes), and 1-1 invigilation of your practical assessment with a detailed feedback report from our Founder, Katy.

Following the successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a SOSA Dance Instructor Certificate to confirm you are a fully qualified Associate and Ambassador of the brand.

You will then be eligible to activate your SOSA Dance Instructor Academy Membership Subscription, for a cost of just £15 per month/£180 per year.

There is no contract or tie-in period, so you are free to cancel your  membership at any time, with 1-months written notice.

We have committed to fixing our monthly licence fee at the current rate of £15 per month until April 2025, despite recent increases from our own service providers. It is very important to us that SOSA remains affordable and sustainable for our Instructors, and participants alike.

Our Instructor Academy Membership grants you unlimited access to our extensive catalogue of choreography, marketing materials, business support and after-care customer services, providing exceptional value for money at only £15 per month/£180 per year.

Your full Membership benefits are listed below:

  • Full use of SOSA Dance brand elements
  • A personal listing to promote your classes on our website Class Finder portal
  • A personal sosadance.co.uk e-mail account
  • Full access to our back catalogue of choreography (475+ routines spanning 37 international dance styles
  • New monthly online choreography releases (3 new routines every month, plus seasonal specials)
  • UNRIVALLED AFTER-CARE SUPPORT
  • Unlimited access to training and reference manuals
  • Free access to online masterclass videos
  • SOSA Dance Fitness clothing and merchandise at discounted prices