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How Meaningful Is the Bride and Groom’s First Dance?

Holding your husband or wife’s hand or waist as you glide and swing with the music on the dancefloor. All of your guests are watching you dance, but you have the impression that the world revolves solely around you and your lifetime companion. Isn’t that a lovely idea? I’m sure you’re eager about your approaching or prospective wedding right now.

Many people wonder why the couple dance or “first dance” is typically included in wedding programmes. The first dance of a married couple has been part of the ritual since the beginning, notably at modern European and American wedding receptions or post-wedding celebrations. It serves as a metaphor of the couple’s continuous love, and the bride and groom’s dancing, emotion, and steps indicate their harmony.

Example of our client’s first dance

Typically, couples will choose a ballroom dance or a basic slow dance. But here’s a secret, well, not really a secret, but let’s just say, here’s the thing, the type of dancing is a personal choice. You don’t have to worry about it since it doesn’t have to be coordinated. Although it is an advantage to plan out your performance ahead of time. So that when you are called on stage, you are not in a state of terror. Also, avoid stepping on your partner’s foot (kidding).


The only advice I can give you right now is to appreciate and treasure the moment. There is no cause for you to be concerned. Relax, look into your partner’s eyes, and listen to the music. Here are some more beautiful first dances from our clients: Need a fantastic snapper to capture that once-in-a-lifetime first dance as newlyweds? Send us a message right away!