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What is a wedding without the couple showing off their moves? Everybody awaits that moment when the couple makes their way towards the dance floor ready to set the place on fire! The song for the couple dance holds a lot of importance when it comes to the whole wedding event. The dance is symbolic of the love, affection and bond that the bride and the groom share with each other.

We have prepared for you a list of wedding couple dance styles (from Desi to Videshi) that you must check out before you hire a wedding choreographer to spin the magic of some head-turning dance moves. Put your dancing shoes on and be ready for some Naach Gaana that will leave you panting for air, we promise!

However, we do realise that amidst all sorts of wedding arrangements, it is difficult for the two of you to devote a huge amount of time to learning a dance style for your wedding couple dance. To help you with that, we have prepared a list of dance forms that you can learn within a span of 1 month. Read on to learn more about these styles and choose the one that you think will be best for your wedding couple dance.

1. Waltz

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Studio Pep Photography

Waltz is a kind of dance form usually performed on the count of 3 or 6. The performing couple dance in close proximity, facing each other. As the two of your peer into each other's eyes, the wedding couple dance would surely highlight the spark between the two of you. It is suitable for a modern theme wedding generally, but if choreographed wisely, you can perform this dance style in a traditional wedding set up too.

'Thousand Years' by Christina Perri and 'Can't Help Falling In Love' are the songs that can do wonders if choreographed according to this dance style. So what are you waiting for, start training for your picture-perfect moment on the stage? And don't forget to have a lot of fun in the process.

2. Bollywood

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Photo Tantra

It's not even a matter of discussion why Bollywood dance style would work for your wedding couple dance. Our hearts beat for Bollywood and has almost become a way of living for us Indians (even leading to Bollywood theme functions). So why miss this out on your wedding day?

The dance style is a combination of various dancing styles and manages to capture the essence of quirky beats as well as mellow tunes depending upon the song. It is suitable for all kinds of wedding setups so you’re saved from all sorts of restrictions.

To dance your best for your wedding couple dance, Bollywood songs like 'Iktara' (Wake Up Sid), 'Bole Chudiyan' (Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham) and 'Mast Magan' would be the best options to go for.

Considering how everyone is such a huge fan of Bollywood, you can rest assured that every single one of your guests would enjoy themselves to the fullest while the performance is on. Add on the latest tracks to your wedding couple dance playlist, or groove to the classics - your choices are endless.

3. Swing

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Photoz Aapki

The swing dance style is a little out of the box dance style for a wedding. It is majorly suitable for Jazz music. You can learn this dance form if your wedding ceremony has a club or a modern theme. 'Sugar' by Maroon 5 is the ideal song to get a hang of this style for your wedding couple dance.

Bollywood too has some extraordinarily appealing songs like 'Girls like to Swing' (Dil Dhadakne Do), 'Rock and Roll Soniye' (Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna) and Roop Tera Mastana (Aradhana) which will definitely ensure a breathtaking swing dance performance.

If you are a couple who knows how to have fun and want an upbeat number to be the star of your night, you'll find that this dance form resonates with you the most. So! Are you ready to let your hair down and show them a little swing?

4. Contemporary

The Wedding Opera, Noida
The Wedding Opera, Noida

This style is a more modern form of dancing which focuses majorly on legwork along with putting a little stress on the torso. The choreography incorporates beautiful swift movements of fall and recovery. For a wedding couple dance, it is suitable for a mellow and subtle setup.

Songs like 'Dil to Bacha Hai Ji' (Ishqiya), 'Jeena Jeena' (Badlapur) and 'All of Me' (by John Legend) are the best ones to capture the affection of a newlywed couple.

5. Jive

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Sahil Nanda

It is a very lively and happy form of Latin Dance. It is often considered to be similar to swing dance. With a lot of focus on legwork, the dance is extremely high on energy.

For your wedding couple dance, you can choose songs like 'Badan Pe Sitare Lapete Hue' (Prince), 'Senorita' (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) or 'Vo Ladki Hai Kahan' (Dil Chahta Hai).

If you are a couple who is high on energy and the zest for life, then you NEED to bring it alive and set the stage on fire. Come on, it is time to show them all what it means to be truly alive!

6. Hip-Hop

Hip- Hop is kind of a mixture of Jazz and Hip-Hop culture. It is the quirky form of a dance style and is fun to perform as well as to watch. Since it involves a lot of body popping, the performers have to be high on energy. Few of the best Hip-Hop songs are 'Cutie Pie' (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil), 'Dil Dara Dil Dara' (Ra One) and 'Tu Meri' (Bang Bang).

Choose the Perfect Song to Make a Great First Impression

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ShutterDown by Lakshya Chawla

While you can learn at tap your feet one these easy and amazing dancing styles, it is also equally important to choose the right songs on which you would give a scintillating performance. You can mix the tracks as per your comfort zone, whether you wish to have a slow romantic dance with your partner or go full-on Bollywood style with the latest and trendiest of the songs. Some of the wonderful songs that you can make a part of your wedding day can be:

  • Agar Tum Saath Ho, Tamasha - To express the love and togetherness that you both share.
  • Ban Ja Tu Meri Rani, Tumhari Sulu - For that perfectly romantic and fun duet.
  • Radha, Student of the year - A peppy song that is full of fun.
  • Ainvayi Ainvayi, Band Baja Baraat -  A true Indian wedding song where you can dance your heart out.
  • Tera Hero Idhar Hai, Main Tera Hero - For that declaration of love and support in full-on Bollywood style.
  • Tune Mari Entry, Gunday - For a fun-filled and entertaining time.
  • Jumma Chumma De De, Hum - It is a crazy fun song if you are able to pull it off right. 

These popular dance forms will help you prepare that one 'breathtaking’ wedding couple dance which you’ve always dreamt of. From some peppy dance song numbers to an array of romantic songs in which you will get to serenade your lady love to some songs that are perfect for the quintessential Indian families with a dozen of Maama's and Chacha's. Get drenched into some never-ending fun and merrymaking and make your wedding couple dance the best one there ever will be. 

Pick your favourite style and find yourself a wedding choreographer today.