Welcome to First Dance Online


Learn your first dance for FREE!

Avoid stuffy dance studios and awkward instructors while learning your first dance from the comfort of your home!

All of our lessons are taught by Wedding Dance Specialists from our two award winning wedding dance studios in Chicago, IL - Ballroom Dance Chicago (BDC) and BDC Loft. So when you learn from First Dance Online, you know you’re getting the absolute best instruction on the web.

What Our Free First Dance Tutorials Will do for You

  • Reduce your wedding planning stress by giving you tried and true dance instruction that has helped thousands of couples learn their first dance over the last 10+ years.

  • Give you the convenience of learning from the comfort of your own home. No stuffy dance studios or instructors for you!

  • Save you money. Learning to dance can be quite expensive. We save the average couple more than $1,000!

  • Teach you a dance that will impress your family and friends. You’ll learn enough tricks and spins to keep your first dance fun and exciting. And you’ll be able to dance it seamlessly without looking stiff or uptight.

  • One-on-one time with an instructor via streaming video can be scheduled so that you can go over questions you have during the learning process.


Learn Your Wedding Dance for Free Online

Matthew, one of our teachers, explains your online learning options:


We specifically designed our online wedding dance lessons for beginner dancers. No matter which learning option you choose, we start with fundamental dance concepts, like dance frame and leading and following skills, to get you moving together ASAP. You can expect to learn everything necessary for your first dance, from how to walk out onto the floor, basic steps and spins for the middle, and a dip or spin to end the dance. All you need to do is sign up and you'll have full access to the tutorial of your choice for a full month (and if you need more time, that's always an option)! 

I signed my wife and I up for lessons and it was one of the best decisions I made leading up to our wedding.
— Robert L., Yelp

How Do Online Lessons Work?

Our instructor, Annamarie, shares some insights on how to find the right learning option!


Have questions? Check out our FAQ page or:


If you’re not sure about online learning, you’ve got nothing to lose. Our first dance tutorial is completely free!

Highly, highly recommend!
— Pablo F., Google