It's Time to Dance!

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding and thank you for signing up for our Online Wedding Dance Course. You are only a few steps (and spins) away from creating the first dance of your dreams!

To make your life easier, we've divided our program into a few sections. The first two sections include the most essential dance elements that you must learn before moving on. The 3rd and 4th sections are the "icing on the cake" that you would like to learn to make your dance more fun and exciting. However, you are welcome to pick and choose what to learn in those two sections according to your ability, interests and time frame. The last two sections gives you details and additional tips to fine tune your masterpiece. There are also a few dance demos with detailed written patterns. You can simply use one of those patterns for your first dance or use them as inspiration to create your own. Possibilities are endless. Just have fun! And remember, we are only a click away. You can always schedule a Skype lesson with us if you need any additional help with your first dance. Now, let's take your first step below and get started!

 

Section 1 - Prime Your Canvas

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In this section, we will get you ready with the essentials you need to create your masterpiece.

LESSON 1: FIND THE PERFECT FIRST DANCE SONG

LESSON 2: THE DANCE HOLD AND POSTURE

LESSON 3: LEADING AND FOLLOWING


Section 2 - Your First Draft

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After priming your canvas and getting your tools ready, you will begin the first draft of your first dance! We will teach you all of the basics you need for your dance. This is one of the most essential sections. The basic steps you learn will establish a good foundation for the future lessons to come. So, make sure to master this section before moving on.

LESSON 4: BASIC STEP

LESSON 5: ROTATING BASIC

LESSON 6: FORWARD BASIC

Lesson 7: Combining the Basics


Section 3 - Add Colors

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And finally, you get to add colors to your draft by learning some fun spins! In this section, we have included a few different turns and turn combos. You don't have to learn or incorporate all of them to your dance. You can pick and choose what you like and what you are capable of for your final creation!

LESSON 8: FOLLOWER'S RIGHT TURN

LESSON 9: FOLLOWER'S LEFT TURN

LESSON 10: FOLLOWER'S DOUBLE TURN

LESSON 11: THE CRADLE TURN

LESSON 12: LEADER'S RIGHT TURN

LESSON 13: TURN COMBO 1

LESSON 14: TURN COMBO 2


Section 4 - Let's Spice Things Up!

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In this section, we will show you various ways to begin and end your first dance. Again, you can decide what to learn and incorporate into your first dance. Make it fun and special to you! The beginning and end of the dance are important because they are usually most memorable to your guests. So, let's learn to start your dance with a bang and end it with a standing ovation!

LESSON 15: INTRO VARIATION 1 - SIMPle Left turn

LESSON 16: INTRO VARIATION 2 - The Cradle  

LESSON 17: INTRO VARIATION 3 - The Hammerlock

LESSON 18: INTRO VARIATION 4 - The Lean

LESSON 19: GRAND FINALE - THE DIP!


Section 5 - Be Creative

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Now, you have all of the pieces you need to create your first dance. Included in the section are a few dance demos that give you ideas for combining the steps you've learned. Feel free to copy any of the demos or use them as inspiration. Have fun creating and dancing!

LESSON 20: PUTTING STEPS TOGETHER

DANCE DEMO 1: SIMPLE

DANCE DEMO 2: ROMANTIC

DANCE DEMO 3: FLASHY

 


Section 6 - Apply Final Touches and Seal your Painting

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It's almost time to show your work to the world. But before we do that, let's fine tune some details and make it a masterpiece!

PERFORMANCE AND STYLING

TIPS AND Advice

 

 

 

Cover Photo by Keren Sarai Photography featuring Duet's students, Anne and Steve, during their first dance.