When you have booked in The Wedding Dance Company supplies a full breakdown of what to expect, full details regarding your lessons and sessions and we offer full support leading up to your booking. If you have any questions or requests, just let us know!
1. Where do First Dance Sessions Take Place? And how much space is needed?
Your lessons will always if possible be held at a studio in Newton-le-Willows, however, arrangements can be made to be taken in your home or arrangements can be made in an alternate spac (surcharges for hire would be applicable). Regarding space, most lessons can take place in a lounge, dining room, or kitchen if the furniture is moved to the side.
2. Who teaches the sessions?
All first dance teachers are industry professionals and qualified teachers with vast amounts of experience. All teachers are security checked and hold their own public liability insurance.
3. Are sessions available nationwide?
We have teachers available in the Merseyside, Wirral, Liverpool, Manchester, Wigan, Bolton, Blackpool, Chester, Cheshire, and surrounding areas. If your location is not listed please contact us, as we have teachers all over the country.
4. Why should I spend out on a choreographed First Dance, especially when weddings cost so much?
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. So much time and money are spent planning and creating your dream day. Sometimes the first dance gets overlooked and can seem daunting however we can assist if you want to remove the awkwardness of rocking too and fro and create a simple structured first dance, or if you want something more creative and complicated, we can also assist in providing fantastic tutors, guidance and support.
Your First Dance no longer needs to be a stressful part of your day, we promote confidence and ensure that you have a memorable, enjoyable experience.
5. When should we start our lessons? And how many lessons should we do?
You should try to start your lessons as early as possible, preferably 2- 3months prior to your wedding. However, saying that, sometimes this is not possible. whatever your time frame, we can work around it.
Regarding how many lessons to take, again we recommend a minimum of 2hrs. The most popular packages are between 3-6 hrs. We will always recommend you the best options pending on your requirements and availability.
6. What song shall we pick?
The first dance is a chance for newly wedded couples to actually spend some time together. The day passes so quickly and you find that you actually haven't seen much of each other! Your first dance is a fantastic opportunity to re-connect and have those special moments together again. This means your song should be personal and mean something to the two of you! If you struggle with options, we have fantastic blogs and helpful playlist options, so please check them out in our 'News' section.
7. Our wedding is in a couple of weeks, is it too late?
No, it's not too late. We have worked with couples during the week of their wedding and it was beautiful. We can assist whether it's a short or large time frame. Again, we assess the situation and would only choreograph according to the couple's requirements without adding any extra pressure or stress!
8. Do we need any prior dance experience?
No, you don't need any dance experience. We find there is always a reluctance when couples begin their sessions, but very quickly they love it and are very keen
1. Do we need to have any dance experience?
Absolutely not! It is a dance session so there will be movement but overall its fun. You will be shown easy sequences and steps, taken at your group's pace. No pressure, but lots of fun!
2. Do we need to pay the whole session upfront?
When booking your hen party, we ask for a non-refundable deposit of £50. Full Payment for the remaining balance is required 14 days prior to the party. We accept payment via BACS or a cheque.
3. What's the minimum group size? And what if we don't have that many attending?
Don't worry about the group size, we require payment of 10 people, however, can cater for groups to the size of 30 or more.
4. Can we bring food or alcohol to the party?
Sadly not! As some parties are held in bars, you have the option to purchase at the bar. If you choose to add a bottle to your party experience The Wedding Dance Company would have arranged with the venue for this to be accepted.
5. Can we have spectators?
Yes, you are allowed to have a couple of free spectators.
6. What happens if I hurt myself in one of the sessions?
The Wedding Dance Company cannot take any responsibility for any injuries or illness. All teachers have sufficient public liability insurance, all venues are also reputable and checked to meet the standards of health and safety.
At the beginning of all sessions, the choreographers will check if anybody has any injuries, and will advise accordingly. We strongly advise you do not to put yourself under any stress or strain if you do suffer from any ailments.
7. One of my group is pregnant, can they participate?
Yes they can, it is the decision of the lady pregnant, and how comfortable she is to participate. Chairs will be offered and no pressure to join in will be offered. Again, The Wedding Dance Company cannot take any responsibility for ill health.
T & C's
We reserve the right to change the cost of our services if changes are imposed on us. We reserve the right to change the content, date, and location of the activity, event, or package if we or the venue deem it necessary.
You will be notified at our earliest opportunity if we need to do this. In the event that The Wedding Dance Company cannot re-date or re-locate the activity, then a full refund will be issued.
It is the group's responsibility to arrive at their activity on time, as the finishing time cannot be extended.
The Wedding Dance Company/venue reserve the right to refuse entry to a venue, or exclude anyone or group of persons, if guests are deemed to be under the influence of excessive alcohol and/or drugs, or deemed unfit, unreasonable or irresponsible. No refund will be issued in such circumstances.
Occasionally we use photos or footage of our sessions for marketing purposes. Guests participating agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any media worldwide.
The Wedding Dance Company takes all reasonable steps to ensure a safe experience and environment for all guests. We undertake a risk assessment at each venue used, monitor group numbers, and ensure all choreographers have appropriate public liability insurance. All activities are undertaken at the guest's own risk, and The Wedding Dance Company cannot be responsible for claims for death, injury, damage, or loss unless caused by the negligence of the company. At no time should guests endanger themselves or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws. Guests should ensure they have adequate insurance to cover any activity they are taking part in.
We require a deposit of £50 to secure any Dance booking. If full payment is taken on the initial booking, £50 of this will constitute as the deposit. Full payment is required 28 days before an event following an invoice being issued. We require the remaining balance to be paid in one single payment.
Deposits are non-refundable, but are transferable to later dates or other experiences should you wish to reschedule your event. However, we do require notice of no less than 28 days for this transfer.
If a booking is cancelled with more than 28 days' notice prior to commencement of activity: No payment will be due to us.
If a booking is cancelled with 14-28 days notice prior to commencement of activity: 50% of the full payment will be retained.
If a booking is cancelled with less than 14 days' notice prior to commencement of activity: 100 % of the full payment will be retained. Unfortunately, we do not issue refunds if they drop out less than 28 days' notice.
We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any costs or expenses, including for travel and accommodation, which you incur as a result of any cancellation delay or rescheduling of an experience or for any other reason.
If you'd like to make any amendments to your booking we must know as early as possible! We will do our best to accommodate you however this is subject to availability. If the request is to change the date, time, or location of your booking a £25 administration fee will be applied if the changes are possible.