It’s important that you feel as confident as humanly possible for your first dance which is why at Urbanity, we do our best to make sure there’s no unwanted surprises on your wedding day when it comes to your wedding dress, tux, shoes, and hair style. Simulating your wardrobe choices for the big day, and the restrictions that come with, during your wedding dance lessons will help with that! Here are some things we keep in mind:
Shoes! About ½ to ¾ of the way through your wedding dance lesson package, you want to start practicing in the shoes you’ll be wearing the day of. We always recommend Latin or Ballroom dance shoes to both our brides and grooms to be. Not only are they the most comfortable for dancing, but dance shoe brands these days are really bringing their A-game when it comes to creating fashionable, yet comfortable, styles.
Hair! Your wedding hair style is the element that causes the least concern, but we like to cover all of our bases just in case! Whatever you choose, we’ll make sure your wedding dance choreography doesn’t ruin your beautiful up-do or risk knocking the tiara off your head. Want to feel extra prepared? Schedule your trial bridal hair appointment on the same day of your dance lesson! It’s a great way to test out your stylist’s work and make sure it lasts all of the way through the final minutes of your wedding reception.
Silhouette! At Urbanity, we want to know what type of wedding dress you’re wearing right away. Partly because we LOVE wedding dresses, but more importantly we want to make sure the dance style and patterns we pick don’t conflict with the elements of your dress. If you’re wearing a tight mermaid-style wedding dress, a dance with long, stretched out steps won’t be the best choice for you. If you’re going the big Cinderella ballgown route, any clue of where your legs and feet are throughout your dance is gone! It’s important for the lead partner to have practice time that’s focused on them adjusting to this. Although it’s easier to dance in a tuxedo than a wedding dress, this all still applies! Towards the end of your package with us, we’ll ask that both of you practice a few times in something that resembles your wedding dress or jacket silhouette to make sure both of you are comfortable while dancing.
CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS ON EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS WITH OUR SHOE & EVENING WEAR PARTNERS: Erica Maya Dance and Myrna’s Closet Wear offer the best in quality and customer service. Being an Urbanity Wedding Dance Program client will grant you between 10% and 20% off all merchandise, including group shoe discounts for your wedding party!