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Wedding Dance Lessons Cork

Wedding Dancing Classes Cork

Make your Wedding Dance one to remember

With just 2 hours of face-to-face, professional, private tuition at a venue or location convenient to you, Dancing Derek offers bespoke wedding dance lessons wherever you are. Whether you’re in Cork or nearby areas private wedding dance lessons are readily available from Derek. Derek will choreograph a tailor-made wedding dance routine to your chosen song that encapsulates your unique love story.

This service is not only limited to in-person sessions, wedding dance lessons online are also an option for engaged couples farther afield. Derek’s expertise also extends to choreographed wedding dance lessons for the whole wedding party. His approach ensures your performance wows your wedding party and becomes a cherished memory for years to come not only for you the happy couple but for everyone that comes along. Derek’s wedding dance lessons prices are competitive, making this unique experience accessible for those that want to create special wedding memories.

Impress your guests

Dancing Derek will give you a wide range of dance options to align with the first dance song you have chosen, and together we will create your wedding dance routine.

I will make it simple, fun, and memorable! This personal attention will allow for your routine to be choreographed specifically to your personality, abilities, and style.

Video Recording

At the end of each lesson, you will receive a video recording of the figures completed in order to practice what you learned prior to attending the next lesson. Practice makes permanent. Frequent practice is key to dancing your first dance with ease, grace, and confidence, so make sure you allocate time in your dance journey to practice.

So, from checking song suitability to creating a tailor-made wedding dance routine to suit you, I am here to assist you every step of the way. Your wedding dance should be a reflection of your love story, and with my professional, unique instruction and patient personalised approach, I can make it a breathtaking, awe-inspiring moment that you and your wedding party will forever enjoy. Get ready to dance and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Flexible dates and times are available to suit your lifestyle

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Wedding Dance Lessons in the Cork Area

Don’t know what song to choose? Dancing Derek can help you choose a special song and wedding dance routine that is memorable for all the right reasons

For your first dance private tuition can be arranged (pending availability) to choreograph a tailor made routine to be as easy or creative as the couple wish.

From Foxtrot to jive to Rumba to Cha Cha Cha and more….

Discounts for group wedding dance Cork lessons are also available For more information , tel 086 1900397 or join me on Facebook at

Wedding Dance Lessons FAQs

Q: When should we contact you to book our wedding dance lessons?

A: Contact me 2 to 3 weeks before you would like to begin your lessons, except if you want to take a package deal in which case you need to contact me a minimum of 5 to 6 weeks before your wedding.

Q:How long before our wedding should we start our dance lessons?

A: Ideally you should start your lessons 5 to 6 weeks before your wedding, however, if your time is limited, lessons can be arranged to suit your time frame.

Q:How long does each wedding lesson last?

A: Each lesson lasts approximately 1.0 hours and it’s advisable to take one a week or every other week.

Q:Where do the wedding dance lessons take place?

A: I convenience you and can hold lessons in your home or in venues closely located to where the couples live.

Q:How many wedding dance lessons do couples need?

A: On average, 4 to 5 hours tuition is ideal to create a perfect first dance routine, but more or less hours can be taken depending on the content couples want in their routine.

Q:How and when do we pay for our wedding dance lessons?

A: Payment is due prior to the first lesson if taking one lesson, but for packages payment plans can be made with couples to pay in instalments or in full through PayPal.

Wedding First Dance Songs

Need help choosing a song for your first dance? Take a look below at songs which other couples have danced to or choose your own song and a tailor made routine will be created.

Dancing Derek Most Requested First Dance Songs

1) Michael Bible – Everything
2) The Lumineers – Ho Hey
3) Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
4) Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
5) Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
6) Kodaline – The One
7) Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
8) Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing
9) Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
10) Taylor Swift – Lover
11) Ben E. King – Stand By Me
12) The Frank And Walters – Afterall
13) John Legend – All Of Me
14) Thin Lizzy – Dancing In The Moonlight
15) George Ezra – Hold My Girl
16) Franki Valli – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
17) Van Morrison – Days Like This
18) Shania Twain – From This Moment On
19) Eric Clapton – What A Wonderful World
20) Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
21) Bryan Adams – All For Love
22) Jackie Wilson (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher 
23) James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
24) Shania Twain – Your Still The One
25) Calum Scott – You Are The Reason