Wedding Dance Lessons

First Wedding Dance Lessons for your big day are what I specialise in. Wow your guests with a special wedding dance routine to a song or dance of your choice.


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We asked Derek to teach us to dance for our 1st dance at our wedding.
James and Kay 1st Wedding Dance ClassesWe gave him our song of choice and he came up with a routine for us.  At first we thought we would never master it, however with Derek's endless patience, encouragement and enthusiasm after 4 lessons and plenty of practice at home we were ready. Derek was very accommodating arranging the class times around our schedule. We were delighted with our 1st dance on the day of our wedding, we surprised all our guests with our routine, so much so that we ended up doing it twice.
Thanks Derek we could never have managed it without you.

August 6, 2015

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Wedding Dance Cork Lessons

Wedding Dance CorkDon’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 FAQs

Q: When should we contact you to book our 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 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 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 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 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 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.



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(up to the end of October 2014)

1) Etta James – At Last

2) Michael Buble – My Everything

3) Nat King Cole – LOVE

4) Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight

5) Luimineers – Hey Ho

6) Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight

7) Elton John – Your Song

8) Christina Perri – A Thousand Years

9) The Coronas – Warm

10) Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up