Are you bad at dancing? That’s ok! Here’s how to enhance your First Dance with inspiring ideas that don’t rely on your dance moves. If you want to make your wedding dance super memorable, you will love our ideas to add wow factor. Learn how to divert the attention away from your dance skills, so you can relax and enjoy dancing together. Howver, the best way to have an incredible First Dance is to feel confident. The easiest way to achieve that is by taking Wedding Dance Lessons.

1. Have a balloon drop or confetti explosion set up above the dance floor to create a wow moment. The confetti could cascade down upon you either on a key change within the music. Or it could mark the end of your first dance as a married couple.

2. After you’ve danced for a while, ask your parents, wedding party or close friends & relatives to join you. It shows your love and appreciation. It’s also a great way to get people up dancing. An empty dance floor can be intimidating, so guests are more likely to dance if people are already on it.

3. Be unique with props, such as hats, glow sticks & musical instruments. Once we choreographed a sporty couple, using their hockey sticks as canes for a Broadway vibe. The groom used his hockey stick as a seat to lift and twirl his bride! Another time we had a couple who didn’t want to be soppy, so they did an upbeat number with glowsticks. As they danced, glowsticks were given to the guests. They were so excited that they stormed the dance floor as soon as the happy couple had finished!

4. Choose a personalised dance floor monogram to make your first dance as unique as you are. Large transfers (often called decals) can be ordered from the internet. There are tons of these on Etsy and they are surprisingly inexpensive, so really great for the budget. Another option is for the monogram to be projected using a Gobo projector. This projects the monogram to either one location or it can move around the room. Wedding venues or DJs may have gobos you can use, or they can be hired. 

5. Dancing in front of a slideshow showing the story of your lives is brilliantly sentimental and entertaining. Start with a few baby photos, then as children, teenagers and important moments as adults, finishing with an engagement pic. It’s a fantastic background for subtle, slow first dances to ballads. If you are nervous about being centre of attention, it’s a great way to divert the guests attention. If you are planning an upbeat first dance this won’t work. It will be too frantic and too much for your guests to take in.

6. Dazzle your dance floor to make a spectacle of your first dance and indeed all the dancing at your wedding. You can hire some really eye catching, unusual dance floors. We love the ‘Saturday Night Fever’ illuminated coloured squares, beautifully romantic starlit floors and classy black and white chequerboard designs.

7. There are so many first wedding dance ideas to make the dancing on your big day special. Think about your wedding style and theme to find your inspiration and have the most memorable moment imaginable!