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How to Spice Up Your First Dance

Throughout the years, first dances have become more and more elaborate. It originally started with just taking a few dance classes before the wedding and then performing your routine as your first dance. Now it can still be that simple or it can be a big part of your wedding day. Listed below are a few options to look at when deciding to go with a non traditional first dance.

1. Choreograph your first dance

Taking a few dance classes before the wedding is the easiest way to have a customized first dance. You can have an instructor teach you a routine and most dance classes will provide your wedding song mix and mastered to your routine.

2. DJ can help make a custom mix of songs

This is a great option if you want to start off with a slow song and then jump right into a fast song. While the DJ can help prepare with the songs, it will be you and your fiance's job to make up the routine or hire a dance instructor.

3. Have bridal party join in

Instead of just having you and your fiance dancing, you can get your bridal party to join in as a surprise. Almost like a flash mob first dance!

Effects to add during your first dance

  • Dancing on a cloud

Picture & Dancing on a cloud effect: Jam Music Events (

  • Monogram Gobo

Picture & Effects: Jam Music Events (

  • Having a photo montage play on the DJ's screens during your first dance. The pictures can be of the both of you growing up as well as couple photos.