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Dance Steps for Father Daughter Wedding Dances

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The father-daughter wedding dance is one of the great wedding traditions.  There are amazing and meaningful dance songs, but you and your daughter might need some help dancing the steps so you look elegant and well prepared.  These resources will help you be ready for the big dance.

1. How to Dance the Waltz

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Whether at a daughter's coming out party or at her wedding, there will be opportunities for fathers and daughters to dance together in formal and informal settings. If you need to learn the waltz for such an event, this step by step process will help you master the basic step and not be embarrassed as a dancing dad.

2. How to Dance the Quick Step

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When a dad without a lot of dancing experience needs to dance the quick step for a wedding, debutante ball or other event, this quick tutorial will help him learn the basic step and not embarrass himself in the process.

3. How to Dance the Fox Trot

Dance the Foxtrot Wedding Dance
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While some fathers are able dancers, many are not. And having to dance with your wife, partner or daughter at an important event can seem overwhelming. After all, men hate to be embarrassed. These simple instructions for the basic fox trot step, when practiced, can help ease that anxiety and help a father learn how to be ready for dance events.

4. All About the Tango

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From the About.con Guide to Dance, this description of the tango will be helpful to any dad and daughter needing to know more about the tango.

5. What is the Swing?

Dance the Swing
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From the About.com Guide to Dance, learn more about the swing. Swing dance is a lively style of social dancing in which a dancer often lifts, spins and flips his or her partner. Considered both hip and cool, swing dancing is a favorite among social dancers of all ages.

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