If you are planning to get married, here are a few tips on learning to dance in preparation for your wedding:
- Don’t wait until the last minute. Dance instructors recommend starting four to six months earlier to allow more time for practice, especially if you are a newcomer to dancing.
- Dancing is good exercise and a stress reliever. Lessons pull you out of the hustle and bustle of the day to spend an hour or so with your fiance, having fun and working together productively at the same time.
- If you plan to dance to a special song at your reception, bring a recording of it to your dance lessons so you can work on it with your instructor.
- Don’t forget to coordinate with your wedding videographer to ensure the best “coverage” of your special dance.
Learning to dance for your wedding is a special gift that you and your spouse-to-be can give to each other. Feeling confident and poised when you dance together will ensure that your very first dance as husband and wife will be a memory you will cherish forever.
First Dance Suggestions:
- Waltz: Classic and the most elegant of all the dances, perfect for black tie events
- Foxtrot: Want to capture the moment with “Sinatra” or “Buble”? This simple dance will move you around the floor with ease.
- Tango: Why not spice things up? Put some excitement in your marriage from the moment you hit the dance floor.
- Rumba: Dance to the slow latin rhythms and you won’t even notice that there are still people in the room watching you (with their jaws dropping).
- Swing/Cha-Cha/Salsa: Keep people guessing! Give them something fast and exciting when they’re expecting something slow and drawn out.
Can You Say “Second Dance”?
- Wedding Party group performance: Get them involved and you may have the next YouTube hit on your hands.
- Parents of the new couple: If they’re paying for the wedding, don’t they deserve some dance preparation love? Taking some time to learn some basics in a few dances will get them involved in the reception instead of calculating the bill.
- Mashup Routine: Want to really knock their socks off? Start your wedding dance with a slow, boring dance… and then flip it into a different gear with your take on “Thriller” or the latest song by Usher. If you can think it, we can do it.
Most importantly, planning a wedding can be a stressful activity. When couples take time out to learn to dance before their wedding it becomes a stress relieving activity. Could you say that about picking invitations or working on a seating arrangement?
Whether you want to survive or thrive on the dance floor, we’ve got a program that will suit your needs. To set up a FREE consultation with one of our wedding specialists, please contact us online or call 716-834-9707 today!