The Foxtrot is a classical ballroom dance. The foundations are easy to learn during your private dance classes. Wide varieties of dance patterns can be built upon the basic steps. The dance’s character leans toward a jazzy, flirty Broadway style. From slow to fast, the Foxtrot can be choreographed to a wide range of tempos, which gives both the couple and choreographer a choice of safe and comfortable moves that will create a flowy, elegant dance to watch. One of the more popular choices for wedding dances for its ease of movement in a big dress that can easily cover a larger dance floor with swooping elegance and grace.
The Tango is the most colourful ballroom dance out there. It’s tempo, and emotional range is the richest among all the dances.
The amazing thing about tango patterns is that they are adaptable to any size dance floor you may encounter, and it can be performed in almost any size wedding dress (of course, the less bulky the dress, the easier it always is to dance in).
There are different tango styles, but all convey an undercurrent of passion and desire. If you want to make a lasting impression on your guests, the seductive tango is a great choice for your wedding first dance.
The Waltz is the mother of all modern ballroom dances, and it is a classic choice for wedding dances that showcases grace and flair. It can cover quite a bit of floor space, so it is perfect for medium to large dance floors. Thanks to it’s slower speed and graceful twirls, it is also the perfect dance to show off your wedding gown. Waltz patterns are easy to learn and perform and is the safest choice if you have a big dress. Traditional, classy and memorable with its unmistakable 3 beat tempo, it is perfect for wedding dance choreography.
This is one of the most challenging and showy, exciting ballroom dances, yet it can safely adapt to your wedding dance.
This dance requires a larger dance floor (an average of 20 x 20 feet) because of its large strides. For this reason, it is best danced in larger gowns, whereas tighter dresses, like mermaids, will restrict movement and make it much harder to dance.
The swing is easy to learn and fun to dance. It lends itself to many music styles and is a perfect choice. If you want to create a fun, frolicking atmosphere of celebration at your wedding reception, Swing is the dance to do it.
If you are looking for a warm, Latin feel for your first dance, why not consider the Merengue? It requires the couple to dance closely together with seductive hip movements and creates a flirtatious mood of understated attraction in your wedding dance.
The delightful ‘cha cha cha’ rhythm is a playful expression of love. Although it possesses characteristic Latin passion, it’s just as suitable for creating a lively party atmosphere and feeling of joy for your wedding party.
The rumba is a classical, slow, enticing Latin dance. It is both easy to learn and allows for a wide variety of dance combinations. With its flexibility and seductive warmth, it’s a great choice for a wedding dance choreography to show off your special love for one another.
This trendy Cuban dance allows for a great deal of creativity. Lots of hip movements keep it sensual, but it is equally fun and spirited. Because of its popularity and inviting appeal, you will find your wedding party joining you on the dance floor!