Jamie & Nicole tied the knot in Chicago at the Emil Bach House on August 27th, 2016.

Wedding couple at the Emil Bach House in Chicago, IL

To close out their venue, they did a choreographed dance to Seal's "Waiting for you."

BDC: How did you feel about the first dance?

"Before: Excited and nervous. During: Exhilarated. After: Proud and joyful."

Couple dancing to "Waiting for You" 

 What was your favorite part of taking dance lessons for the wedding? 

"Having an activity your doing together that is fun, romantic and team oriented. It takes the stress out of it all and reminds you why you're getting married in the first place."

Jamie & Nicole doing their first dance at the Emil Bach House

What insight or knowledge can you share with other couples who are taking dance lessons for their wedding? 

"Have fun with it, push yourself out of your comfort zone and do things that make you laugh together."

Couple dancing in close hold

Venue: Emil Bach House

Catering: My Private Chef

Photography: Erin Hoyt

Entertainment: Style Matters 

First Dance: Ballroom Dance Chicago

Cake: Swedish Bakery

Planner: Kerrie Gallagher of City Girl Weddings

Wedding Gown: Ultimate Bride

Dance Dress: Halston Heritage

Shoes: Capezio

Groom’s Attire: Burberry

Location: Blue Peak Tents ("really professional and super easy to work with," says Nicole!)

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