Simple Wedding First Dance Routines

Need help with your wedding first dance routine? Here are some ideas to help you look good dancing at your wedding without looking forced or too rehearsed. Below are some basic steps that will help you create a simple first dance routine yourself. You don’t need to spend a lot of time learning these steps. They are perfect for those of you who have limited time before your wedding. So, let’s get started!

The Side Basic

This basic dance step is so simple that anyone can learn even if you have two left feet!


The Simple Right Turn

This turn is a variation of the side basic. Once you know the basic, you can easily turn your partner. Just pay attention to when to signal the turn.

The Dip

The dip is often performed at the end of the first dance. Not only will you impress your guests, it will also be a great photo moment for your photographer. Make sure to hold the position for a few seconds so that your parents can also capture this awesome moment on their phone!

Simple Wedding First Dance Routines

Below are a couple of sample dance routines that shows you how you can put those steps together into a lovely first dance. If you need more help, check out our complete online dance program. You will learn even fancier moves and receive detailed instruction on how to create a memorable first dance at the comfort of your home!

Have fun and enjoy your first dance!

Need more help with your dancing? Schedule a Skype Dance Lesson with Duet Dance Studio. Also, check out our Complete Online Wedding Dance Program and Custom Dance Routines!

Photo by Will Rice Photography