Best Wedding Waltz Songs

Finding a wedding waltz song can be a little tricky because of the specific time signature that waltz has. A majority of modern wedding songs have either a 2/4 or 4/4 time signature. In order to do a proper wedding waltz, you have to find a song that has a 3/4 time signature. For beginners, we suggest finding a song that isn't too fast or too slow. Use this wedding waltz song list that we have complied to get you started! 

 

  1. "Moon River" by Audrey Hepburn

  2. "It is you (I have loved)" by Dana Glover

  3. "Edelweiss" by the O’Neill Brothers

  4. "If I Knew Then" by Lady Antebellum

  5. "Dance Only With Me" by Perry Como

  6. "Come Away With Me" by Norah Jones

  7. "Take It To the Limit" by the Eagles

  8. "Fascination" by Nat King Cole

  9. "The Rainbow Connection" by The Carpenters

  10. "Could I Have This Dance (For the Rest of My Life)" by Anne Murray

  11. "When I Said I Do" by Clint Black

  12. "Open Arms" by Journey

  13. "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys

  14. "Around the World" by Nat King Cole

  15. "When the Girl in your Arms is the Girl in your Heart" by Cliff Richards & the Shadows

  16. “Let It Be Me” by Ray LaMontagne

  17. "I'd Love You All Over Again" by Alan Jackson

 

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How to Do a Father-Daughter Dance - 6 Easy Steps (with Video Instruction)

Father daughter dance is a special moment at a wedding but often get overlooked. Many people thought they could simply "wing" it but soon realized how awkward it could feel dancing in front of a big wedding party. Below are a few easy steps to help you get started with your father daughter dance. Enjoy!

 

1. Choose a Song

Before you learn to dance, begin with finding a song that both you and your daughter like. It could be a song that has special meaning to you, a song that you used to sing to her when she was little, or a song that is simply fun with a great dance beat! It's really up to you. Remember to dance no more than 2 and a half minutes of the song. It's important to keep your father-daughter dance short and sweet. Dancing a minute in front of a crowd can feel like forever especially for novices. If you need help finding a song, feel free to check out these posts below.

10 Classic Father Daughter Dance Songs

18 Unique Father Daughter Dance Songs

 

2. Learn the Basic

The basic step shown in the video below is perfect for beginners. It is simple to do and work great with a lot of father daughter dance songs. Practice this repeatedly until it becomes second nature to you. 

 

3. Learn a Spin

Once you get comfortable dancing the basic, you can incorporate a turn or two to make your father-daughter dance more interesting. Watch this video and learn a simple yet elegant right turn.

 

4. Dress it Up with a Graceful Intro

Before you start dancing, you can simply walk your daughter out to the dance floor and get into the dance position. But if you'd like to dress it up a little, use this intro idea as an inspiration.

 

5. End with a Picture Perfect Dip

No dance is complete without a fancy dip! Watch this video and learn how to safely and gracefully dip your daughter. Make sure to practice this often and adjust how low you dip your daughter depending on your comfort level. 

 

6. Have Fun and Enjoy!

Lastly, don't forget to have fun and enjoy the learning process. Dancing with your daughter on her big day is going to be one of the most cherished moments. Don't worry if you made a mistake on the dance floor. No one is judging your dancing skills. Simply smile, have fun and enjoy this lovely moment dancing with your daughter.

 

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Cover photo credit: Modern Wedding Solutions

10 Ways to Get your Wedding Guests on the Dance Floor (and Keep them There!)

10 Ways to Get your Wedding Guests on the Dance Floor (and Keep them There!)

Picture the best wedding reception you’ve ever been to… Now picture the worst... Was it uneventful and low energy? Here at Duet, we believe the most surefire way to keep everyone entertained at a wedding is by keeping the dance floor packed with guests all evening. We’ve compiled a list of ways that help future brides and grooms ensure their dance floor is one that is not easily forgotten!

Wedding First Dance Songs

Wedding First Dance Songs

Having troubles finding a first dance song? You are in luck! Below is an awesome list of first dance songs hand-picked by our wedding dance specialists. They all have great beat and go seamlessly well with the steps we teach in the online wedding dance course. Not only will you find both traditional and popular songs in the list, you will also see some romantic country songs and a few hidden gems. Have fun exploring your first dance song!