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First Dance

27 First Dance Wedding Photos That Radiate Romance

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.14.2016 | Weddings

All eyes are on the newlyweds during their first dance. But when couples are completely wrapped up in their love, they feel like the only two people i...

Bride Puts A Spell On Her Magician Groom During Their First Dance

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 09.12.2015 | Weddings

When the groom is a magician, the bar for wedding entertainment is set pretty darn high. At magician/comedian Justin Willman and photographer Jillian ...

Newlyweds Skip Boring First Dance And Do Something Way Better Instead

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.10.2015 | Weddings

Newlyweds Hollie and Dave Smith decided to forgo the traditional first dance in favor of something much, much better: an all-out dance party with thei...

One Widower's Poignant Advice To Married Couples

Eric W. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weddings
Eric W.

Since my original plan didn't work out, I'd like to make one more request: As soon as you see your husband or your wife, stop whatever you're doing, take them in your arms, hum your song, and dance.

How To Nail Your First Dance

Raquel Kelley | Posted 10.05.2013 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

Thirteen years ago, back in the good old days of Britney and boy bands, my husband and I went on our first date: the Homecoming Dance. As if J.C. and J.T. couldn't have written it any better themselves, that first slow dance would become our relationship anthem for over a decade.

5 Wedding Traditions You Can Skip

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Weddings these days are all about personalization. Couples are looking for ways to make their wedding decor and overa...

WATCH: The First Dance That Puts All Others To Shame

Posted 06.11.2013 | Weddings

These newlyweds can dance! In a video posted to YouTube Monday, Dominique Morisseau and Jimmy Keys take to the dance floor at their wedding -- but ...

The Most Popular First Dance Songs | Posted 05.23.2013 | Weddings

The first dance at your wedding may be the most important dance of your life -- or at least the most meaningful. So picking just the right song to acc...


Anne Simone | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
Anne Simone

Hate your work; and love your work. Change your mind; and stick to your guns. Find the moment; then scrap it -- and start all over again.

How To Choose The Perfect First Dance Song

Alex Donner | Posted 01.27.2013 | Weddings
Alex Donner

When I first began in this business, it seemed that every couple had "their song," but very few couples do now. So it is part of the bandleader's job to suggest one. But what does the bandleader do when a couple has very different musical tastes?

Whitney Houston's Greatest First Wedding Dance Songs

BRIDES | Posted 04.14.2012 | Weddings

In honor of her passing last weekend, we rounded up our favorite Whitney Houston songs ideal for your own powerful, raw, emotional first-dance moments.

Why Weddings Are DANGEROUS

Lilibet Snellings | Posted 09.21.2012 | Weddings
Lilibet Snellings

I sustained my first dance floor injury at a wedding when I was kicked in the head by a girl attempting to do a back flip. I was minding my own business, mid-twirl, when--BOOM--Louboutin to the head.

The Obamas First Inaugural Dance To Beyonce (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

At Tuesday night's Neighborhood Ball, Beyonce did the honors of singing the Obamas' first inaugural dance. She sang the Etta James classic "At Last," ...