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Your First Dance, Should You Choreograph It?

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One of the biggest wedding traditions of all time is having the first dance with your new spouse. Newlyweds typically dance right after being announced as husband and wife. It’s a big moment that takes a lot of planning and preparation! The spotlight and focus is solely on the bride and groom. Some couples go all-out and put on an entertaining, broadway-esque show, while others go a more traditional route.

So the big question in today’s blog is … should your first dance with your new husband or wife be choreographed? We’ll help you answer that question below. If you need affordable Raleigh catering for an upcoming fall wedding, don’t hesitate to call Catering by Design. You’ll love our menu selections, free tastings, and affordable service.

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Choreographing the First Dance – Is It Necessary?

Here’s what we think – it all depends on your personalities. So the answer is essentially a yes and a no, depending on what fits you and your spouse-to-be. If you’re the wild and crazy type, and like to really shake things up, planning a fun first dance routine could be a good decision. However, if you were born with two left feet then you might want to take an easier option.

Tips for Choreographing Your First Dance

Plan Ahead – Whatever you do, do not wait until the last minute to plan out the details of your first dance. Decide early on and commit to it. You’ll need time to pick your music and map out your routine. Regardless of how many YouTube videos you watch or blogs you read, choreographing dance moves is really not easy. Just be sure to have plenty of time available so you’re not stressing out.

Practice, Practice, Practice – You and your partner will need a lot of time to practice. This will make sure your first dance isn’t a disaster. The last thing you want is to go viral for the wrong reasons.

Dance Classes – If you’re struggling, consider taking dance classes. You should check your local event calendars for free dance lessons, or even sign up for more one-on-one help with a personal instructor.

Don’t miss our next post for more tips on how to have a great first dance. If you need an affordable catering company for your next event, please keep reading to see how Catering by Design can help.

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