One of the best wedding ideas is a beautifully choreographed wedding dance lessons for your first dance together!

Worried about one of the most important dances of your life, in front of an audience of family and friends? Don’t be. We all start somewhere. We make your wedding dance a fun, stylish and elegant crowd-pleaser.

Whether it’s your first dance, the father/daughter dance or the mother/son dance, our wedding dance lessons make everyone look fantastic on the dance floor!


Absolutely no dance experience necessary.
We have taught hundreds of couples to look great for their wedding dance!
Try us out today with one (1) private wedding dance class at 50% Off our single class rate.



Recent Yelp Testimonials

A Smashing Success!

Our wedding dance was a smashing success as all our guests were very impressed. We’re so glad we did it! Thanks for being such a great instructor and being so patient with us.

– Ken and Amy Chan

Brought Down the House!

Thank you so much for being the hinge to our hitch! Ian was just smashing and our Wedding Dance was so much fun! We brought down the house. Ian was so confident and smooth. We shocked the crowd and they roared with delight. Thank you for being a huge part of our perfect day.

– Ian and Michelle Noble

You Are The Best Wedding Dance Teacher!

You are the best wedding dance teacher. You designed a beautiful wedding dance for my wife and I. It was within our capabilities and made us look like pros. You knew we had to look good and we did! Thank you for making our first dance, the best of many to come.

– Mark and Renee Rosin

Best Investment for our Wedding!

Thank you so much for your patience in teaching us to dance. Your wedding dance lessons are the best investment we’ve made for our wedding. Dancing is something we will do for the rest of our lives. You’ve been such a wonderful teacher.

– Mike and E.M. Rodewald

Really Happy With Our Wedding Dance!

We were really happy with our first dance. Everyone was truly surprised and shocked and said it was the most impressive wedding first dance they had ever seen and we owe it all to you! Thanks again!

– Ashely Dawkins

We Rocked Out On Our Wedding Dance!

We first started off learning our fox trot dance for our wedding. Deborah is a wonderful wedding dance teacher, she had so much patience because my hubby has two left feet! I thought “he’ll never get it right for our special day”. We rocked out on our wedding dance! Thanks to our amazing teacher.

– Serena Chang

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Wedding Dance Tips and Suggestions

  • Select a romantic wedding dance song with a good, easy to hear dance beat.
  • Select a wedding dance song with a consistent beat. Select a wedding dance song that is less than three minutes long or have your D.J. fade it out at a specified time.
  • Start practicing at least three months before your wedding day. With all that will be going on, you won’t have as much time to practice as the wedding day nears.
  • Keep your eyes off the floor or you’ll end up with a lot of wedding dance photos of the top of your head!
  • Find out how large or small your wedding dance floor is going to be so you can practice your wedding dance accordingly.
  • Decide ahead of time how and where you will be entering the dance floor for your wedding dance.
  • Brides should practice in a long dress similar to their wedding dress or the slip to their wedding dress. You don’t want to end up stepping all over it during your first dance.
  • Grooms should practice in their tuxedo jacket or a similar jacket. See how well you can lift your arms and also practice keeping your shoulders down and relaxed so you don’t end up with your shoulder pads in your ears.
  • Practice in your wedding dance shoes at least a few times before the big day. Women can cover their shoes with socks or a low tack tape to prevent scuffing. Men should put Vaseline on the inside edges of their shoes if they are patent leather. Otherwise, they will stick when you dance and you might trip.
  • Listen to your wedding dance music and stay on beat. Most of all, remember to relax, smile and have a good time!

Look Like A Star On Your Wedding Day!

Call us today to for more information about our custom choreographed wedding dance lessons.

Telephone: 310-391-0400

  • By Your Side Dance Studio
  • 12613 Washington Blvd.
  • Los Angeles, CA (West Culver City) 90066

“It Had To Be You”
(Harry Connick, Jr.)
(Natalie or Nat King Cole)
“Cheek to Cheek”
(Louis Armstrong)
“You Stepped Out of a Dream”
(Shirley Horn)
“The Best is Yet to Come”
(Frank Sinatra or Shirley Horn)
“Love Is Here To Stay”
(Frank Sinatra or Shirley Horn)
“Let’s Fall In Love”
(Steve Tyrell)
“New Kind of Love”
(Harry Connick, Jr.)

The Waltz Wedding Dance

The Waltz is danced to a 3/4 time signature and has a strong emphasison the first beat. When dancing the Waltz, you incorporate rise and fall as to give the dance its elegance and grace. The Waltz is known as the Cinderella dance of all the ballroom dances.

The Waltz Wedding Dance Song & Artist Suggestions

“I’ll Be”
(Edwin McCain)
“Come Away with Me”
(Nora Jones)
“Take it to the Limit”
(The Eagles)
“Kiss from a Rose”
“Only One Road”
(Celine Dion)
“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”
(Simply Red)
(Nat “King” Cole)
“Moon River”
(Andy Williams)