Who Taught Chelsea Clinton How to Dance?

updated 08/04/2010 AT 12:00 PM ET

originally published 08/04/2010 AT 8:30 AM ET

Where did Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky learn the Dancing with the Stars-like moves they displayed on their wedding day? They had some professional help.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy, a pro dancer on DWTS, choreographed the couple’s first dance, PEOPLE reports in this week’s issue.

Clinton, 30, and her groom, 32, made a big splash at their July 31 reception with a sultry first dance.

“It was an amazing, funny, unexpected dance,” a friend of the bride’s tells PEOPLE. “Bill and Hillary seemed to love it.”


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