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Duet Dance Studio

2412 W North Ave., #201, Chicago, IL 60647

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2412 West North Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL, 60647
United States


Duet Dance Studio Chicago offers ballroom dance lessons and wedding dance classes. We teach salsa, swing, tango and waltz dance lessons. Privately and in groups, for adults and kids.

First Dance Ideas | 10 Classic First Dance Songs


Get useful tips on ballroom dancing and wedding dance preparation and watch tutorial videos created by Szewai Lee, founder of Duet Dance Studio.

First Dance Ideas | 10 Classic First Dance Songs

Szewai Lee

Your first dance at your wedding should be romantic and memorable to you and your guests. Choosing a song that is meaningful to you and has a good timing for dancing is the key to creating a beautiful first dance. To help you get started, check out these classic first dance ideas listed below!

1. "The Best is Yet to Come" by Frank Sinatra - Foxtrot

2. "L.O.V.E." by Nat King Cole - Foxtrot or Swing

3. "Love is Here to Stay" by Frank Sinatra - Foxtrot

4. "Moon River" by Audrey Hepburn - Waltz

5. "Fascination" by Jane Morgan - Waltz

6. "Close to You" by The Carpenters - Rumba

7. "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke - Rumba or Modified Foxtrot

8. "Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke - Foxtrot or Swing

9. "Dream a Little Dream of Me" by Mamas & the Papas - Rumba

10. "In My Life" by The Beatles - Rumba

What is favorite classic first dance song? Please share it with me!

Happy Dancing!


"Close to You" by The Carpenters. This is also my mom's favorite :)

Szewai (C-Y) Lee is the founder of Duet Dance Studio, a Chicago dance studio that offers Latin and ballroom dance lessonswedding dance instruction, and BYOB dance parties. Besides dancing, Szewai enjoys discovering hidden gems in the city, finding great music and making short videos about people and things that inspire her.

You can find Szewai on LinkedIn and Google+.