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You may feel confident with your moves at the club, but when all eyes are on you during your first dance, this is one area to leave to the pros. Get your spouse-to-be involved choosing a song and style you both feel comfortable with while waltzing around the dance floor. With the help of these Florida dance pros, you'll look just as hot as one of the couples on Dancing with the Stars as you grace the floor for your first song together as newlyweds.
Arthur Murray Dance Center
South Florida-based couples can choose from two of Arthur Murray's studios: Boca Raton up north or Coral Gables in the south. While the studios specialize in everything from slow and Viennese Waltz to the Fox Trot and Argentine Tango, let the onsite wedding consultant help customize the moves you're after for your first dance. They'll take everything from your personal styles to that of the venue into consideration when helping map out a lesson plan to prep for your debut dance number. Read real brides' reviews here!
Miami Ballroom Dance Studio
Go for traditional steps or work out choreography with an instructor to your first dance with private lessons at the Coral Gables-based dance studio. The 4,500-square-foot studio is lined with hardwood floors and gives couples the option to go one-on-one with an instructor to fine-tune their moves with dance specialties that include ballroom, as well as swing, salsa, cha cha and tango.
Your Wedding Dance
With a combined experience of 50 years, the instructors at Your Wedding Dance will ensure that even if couples are convinced they have two left feet, they'll be dancing gracefully in no time. In just three lessons, couples will have the moves down to their first dance that takes into account everything from the shoes you'll be sporting to your dress train and tiara. Busy couples don't have to worry about making time to drive out to the studio, either. An instructor can come straight to you, fitting right in to all of your other pre-wedding scheduling.
Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Coral Gables
Founded by one of Hollywood's best dancers himself (and star of 33 musicals!), the Fred Astaire Dance Studios are all about maintaining elegance when hitting the dance floor, and no time is more important than your wedding day. Instructors trained in the Fred Astaire method can help with everything from getting the basics down to choreographing an entire number for both you and the wedding party if you'd like to get them involved in the action. Read real brides' reviews here!
Dance Sport USA
Couples going classic can perfect their ballroom moves at Dance Sport USA in Delray Beach, known as South Florida's top ballroom dance studio school. Don't be intimidated by the professionals waltzing around here — the award-winning team of instructors will have you looking just as smooth on the dance floor when your wedding day roles around. Read real brides' reviews here!