choosing a first dance song

Choosing a First Dance Wedding Song

January 10, 2015 by

Many clients find Bella Ballroom when looking for a dance studio to fulfill all their wedding needs in terms of creating a wildly successful first dance. While some students are wholly organized and undoubtedly decided, there are others who are not so decided. Sometimes, it…

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Thinking Out Loud Wedding First Dance Song

January 8, 2015 by

When Bella Ballroom studio owner Jennelle called out “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran as the next popular wedding dance song I thought, “She’s probably right.” You may think that I’m making this up, but since I started this article five minutes ago, an inquiring…

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Top Wedding Dance Songs of 2014

December 31, 2014 by

Here at Bella Ballroom, we’ve had a great time working with many wedding couples that tied the knot this year. As 2015 begins, we can take a look back at the songs that really shaped the weddings, memories, and dances of 2014. After some research…

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New Wedding Dance Trends

November 10, 2014 by

NEW WEDDING DANCE TRENDS Traditional wedding dances to most people consist of a slow dance with a few moves to their favorite love song and that’s about it. With shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing with the Stars”, “America’s Best Dance…

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Dance as Marriage and Pre-Wedding Counseling

October 18, 2014 by

DANCE AS MARRIAGE AND PRE-WEDDING COUNSELING As I teach, I often times feel like I am a mix of a teacher and therapist. The more couples I have, the more I realize what an amazing thing dance is for their relationships and how it is…

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Kiz-om-what?! Kizomba Dance and Music!

October 12, 2014 by

Kiz-om-what?! Kizomba Dance and Music! Intimate, sensual, romantic. These are a few of the words that come to mind when watching two dancers engage in Kizomba. Kiz-om-what?? Kizomba! Kizomba is both a music and dance style. The dance developed in Angloa, Africa in the 1980’s, but…

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The ‘First’ First Dance

September 19, 2014 by

The ‘First’ First Dance While the first dance between a bride and groom is commonly accepted as a modern European and American wedding tradition, it is uncommonly known why. There are various theories to how this ritual began. One explanation comes from the Eastern European…

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Surprise, Surprise… Wedding Dance Surprise!

September 17, 2014 by

Surprise, Surprise… Wedding Dance Surprise! One of the best parts of being an instructor at Bella Ballroom is getting the opportunity to help people plan for an upcoming surprise. Not just any kind of surprise… but a DANCE surprise. In my book this is undoubtedly…

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