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It wasn’t so long ago that a couple’s first dance as Man and Wife, as special as it was, was only an effervescent memory – in fact it was no small blessing for couples who happened to be poor dancers. With the advent of home video, a newlywed couple’s first dance is almost always recorded on camera, tablets and smartphones, available down through the years for all of posterity to see.
That’s why prospective brides and grooms who want to give a polished and graceful performance on the their big day are increasingly opting to take dance lessons to help prepare for what may be the performance of their lifetimes. Wedding programs are designed to help ease the pressure of that “first dance.”
If you are planning to get married, here are a few tips from the expertson learning to dance in preparation for your wedding:
Don’t wait until the last minute.
Remember that your schedule will get very hectic as your wedding day approaches. Dance instructors recommend starting four to six months earlier to allow more time for practice, especially if you are a newcomer to dancing.
Remember that dance lessons can actually be a stress reliever.
Dancing is good exercise. And lessons pull you out of the hustle and bustle of the day to spend an hour or so with your intended, having fun and working together productively at the same time. Dancing together can become a rewarding lifelong activity.
Besides the Waltz and other traditional dances, the Mambo, Salsa, Swing and even the Hustle are all popular at weddings today.
If you plan to dance to a special song at your reception, feel free to bring a recording of it to your dance lessons so you can work on it with your instructor. (And don’t forget to coordinate with your wedding videographer to 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. Call us now to schedule an appointment with one of our expert instructors. We can help get you started and plan a wedding program that will prepare you for your big day.
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Getting started is easy. The first step is to schedule an introductory lesson with one of our trained instructors. During that lesson, your instructor will determine your current level and recommend an appropriate course for you to continue.