After exchanging your heartfelt vows, placing the rings on each other’s fingers, and making your grand exit, you and your partner are now a beaming newlywed couple. You are ready for your wedding celebration and festivities to begin! Your wedding reception is the best place to celebrate your new bond with your partner.

Your reception will feature delicious food, toasts, cake cutting, and dancing! One of the most important dances that will happen within your reception is your first dance. This is your opportunity to share a special dance together as a married couple. Your first dance should be special to you and your partner. You know what will help make it incredible? The perfect song!

Here at Pollyanna Richter Weddings, we believe that every newlywed deserves the best start in their married life. That’s why we have put together a few tips for choosing the perfect first dance song. If you are curious to learn what these tips are, be sure to continue reading to discover more:

Choosing a song with the perfect lyrics

The lyrics create the meaning of the song. While you may have a song that you and your partner both love, it’s still important to take a look at the lyrics. Do the lyrics really speak to the nature of your relationship? Are there songs that tell a love story similar to yours? How about a song that expresses the feelings you have for each other? A song that has fitting lyrics would prove to be best for your first dance.

Find a common ground with your music

Most of the time, couples don’t agree on every single detail. This is especially true when it comes to music. If you and your partner are at odds with your musical taste, it can be difficult to choose a first dance song. If you and your partner can find common ground with your music, as being able to feel the music is a way to be sure that your heart is in it. Is there any better time to put your whole heart into a dance than your first dance as newlyweds? When choosing your song, make sure that it has a great rhythm and beat that is easy to glide across the dance floor to!

As you well know, there are many crucial parts to your big day, such as your first dance. Kick off your new status with a memorable first dance, using these tips. Here at Pollyanna Richter Weddings, we are here to help you plan your dream wedding day. Be sure to contact us today if you are ready to start creating your own big day.  

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