Hayes & Jarvis
Justin Alexander
Galgorm

Top 10 Tips For A Fabulous First Dance

For many couples, the first dance can bring on a case of stage fright.

But with a little planning and practice, you can get off on the right foot to make it a dance to remember with our top first dance tips.

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It’s important to remember that you don’t have to be a ballroom pro!

Enjoy the moment with your new husband or wife and it will definitely make for a memorable first dance.

 

 

Not even the professional dancers can wing it!

If you want to nail your first dance, consider taught lessons or take some time, push back the sofa and practice at home.

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It’s important to remember that you don’t have to be a ballroom pro!

Enjoy the moment with your new husband or wife and it will definitely make for a memorable first dance.

 

 

Watching a couple attempting an awkward ‘hugging shuffle’ can sometimes kill the party vibe!

Just dance to a snippet of a song or use this opportunity to get your guests involved.

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You may have worn a stunning pair of heels for your ceremony but they might not be cut out for the dance floor.

Why not consider wearing a shorter heel or even ballet pumps if your dance if more energetic!

 

 

Don’t panic if your make mistakes in your routine!

No one else knows the moves, or what to expect. So just keep going, improvise and enjoy the moment.

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If you are nervous, it’s a good idea to keep things short and sweet!

With so many elements to think about on the day, a long dance routine can cause extra anxiety.

 

 

Liaise with your band or DJ to confirm which version of the first song you prefer.

You don’t want an accidental remixed track played, leaving you stranded on the dance floor!

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Think in advance about what kind of movements will work with your dress.

There’s no point in planning a dramatic salsa dance, if your dress design is really only built for small steps!

 

 

After all the stress of planning, take your first dance as a chance to reconnect!

After a whirlwind day, a natural and romantic dance is just what you need, as you begin your married lives together.

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So there you have it, everything you need to become a Strictly Professional…’keep dancing’

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