21 First-Dance Moments That Will Take Your Breath Away

Among the countless details that go into wedding planning is a couple's first dance. First dances can be tender (some couples want to stick to the traditional first-dance songs and enjoy an intimate moment together), but they can also be energetic and full of fancy choreography or silly dance moves. Regardless of their preferences, the newlyweds featured here prove that when all eyes are on you and your love, nothing else matters.
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Would you just look at the love between these newlyweds?
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A couple's first dance can err on the side of fun; it doesn't have to be all serious.
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When the moment actually arrives, it must feel almost surreal.
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Photo: Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
This couple enjoyed their first dance under the sun.
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Photo: Courtesy of Quoc Ngo/A Practical Wedding.
These two decided to share the special dance moment outside, under a slowly darkening sky.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
The sheer happiness on these brides' faces says it all.
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There may be a room of people watching, but these two only have eyes for each other.
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This duo's song of choice was Etta James' "At Last."
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You can't have a Star Wars-themed wedding without lightsabers.
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Their energy is contagious; we doubt they'll be the only ones on the dance floor for long.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
After they said "I do," they sealed it with a dance.
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Photo: Courtesy of Babb Photo/Lover.ly.
An intimate kiss plus an incredible dip had guests in awe.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
This is what a first-dance-as-performance looks like.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
Can you even imagine a more gorgeous first-dance setting?
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This couple changed things up by remixing their favorite songs.
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This greenhouse is a stunning place to celebrate a wedding — and have a first dance, of course.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
Their smiles speak for themselves.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Camille Photography.
A beautiful moment between two grooms is shared with a room full of friends and family.
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Photo: Courtesy of Samm Blake Weddings.
These just-marrieds celebrate their love with a Jewish tradition.
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We just want to jump in and boogie with this fun-looking couple — that's certainly a sign of a memorable first dance.
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Choreography, or raw talent?
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