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8 Dance Tutorials for a Surprise Dance at a Wedding

Just do a quick search online and you'll find videos of choreographed dances at weddings going viral. People love to see amateurs getting up and dancing a routine to the cheers of the bride, groom and wedding guests. If you want to get in on the action it can be hard to know where to start. So we've done some research and come up with eight dances that are fun and easy to learn!

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

Dancer and choreographer Mandy Jiroux shows you how to make it all about the bass in this easy to follow tutorial. Although it is quite an energetic dance, it's the perfect way for bridesmaids to surprise everyone at the wedding. Bonus points for the family friendly moves - no blushing grandmas here!

Pharrell Williams - Happy

This song never goes away and it will always make people smile. A wedding is a happy occasion, so Pharrell's Happy is perfect for a group dance! Andrea Wilson has put together the moves in a way that's easy to learn, so get everyone together and get practicing!

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Can't Hold Us

Another energetic song, this one is guaranteed to want to make people dance. Dancer Matt Steffanina shares his own cool choreography to Can't Hold Us by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. He breaks it right down into easy steps that everyone can do.

Michael Jackson - Beat It

This is a tune everyone will know and so why not do like Michael Jackson and Beat It. This would make a great male and female dance off routine or would work great for a group of people to work on together. Dance instructor Jen Phillips has broken down the moves in a way that's easy to follow, so everyone can practice these moves at home - perfect if some of your dancers are out of town!

Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars

One of the biggest tunes of the year - this song will definitely be played at a wedding. It has some great moves that you can learn at home, and Mandy Jiroux is here to show you how!

Alan Jackson - Good Time

Like county music and want to surprise the happy couple with some fine footwork? Then check out county dancing world champion Robert Royston and his guide to line dancing. If you're a complete beginner, Robert can teach you the basics. If you're ready to do the full steps, well then mosy on down to this!

Beyoncé - Love On Top

We had to include some Beyoncé and this dance is perfect if you want to turn heads and do a dance people won't forget. As this dance is broken up over a few videos you need to be committed to get it right, but it also means you can learn it section by section. Matt Lopez and DEF-C Crew are on hand to show you how to get down like queen Bey.

PSY - Gangnam Style

While Gangnam Style has been around for a while, it is still a wedding favorite. So why not surprise everyone when it comes on by performing the routine. Best thing about this dance is that you can get people to join in because most people have seen the dance before. Just show them the way, after you have learnt the moves from Matt and Dana!


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