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Staying On Your Toes: What To Expect When Starting Pointe

So you finally did it, huh? You’ve finally gotten the okay to start pointe work! Well, I believe congratulations are in order! Starting pointe is most definitely one of the most important and defining moments in a ballet dancer’s career. When you’ve worked and trained so hard to reach such a huge accomplishment, when you… Continue reading Staying On Your Toes: What To Expect When Starting Pointe

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2021 Gift Guide For Dancers

Hello there dancers and I guess we can officially say, Happy Holidays! The season of giving has found its way back into our midst and as always, we love to be a part of making your holiday shopping a blissful, and easy, experience! So in true From The Top Holiday tradition, we’re going to show… Continue reading 2021 Gift Guide For Dancers

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Men In Ballet: A Tribute To Legends

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are talking about a subject that we here at FTT love to dive into and that’s the importance of men in ballet! Sometimes the genre of ballet can be stigmatized as a strictly female dance style, when in reality, that is the farthest thing… Continue reading Men In Ballet: A Tribute To Legends

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Good Reads: The Perfect Dance Books To Add To Your Literature Collection

Hey there, everyone and welcome back to From The Top! As the weather begins to cool down and Autumn takes it’s place, we know that there is nothing that says “warm and cozy” like curling up with a great book! What’s even better than reading a great book on a Fall day? Reading a great… Continue reading Good Reads: The Perfect Dance Books To Add To Your Literature Collection

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Best Foam Roller Exercises For Dancers

What’s going dancers and welcome to another Friday at From The Top! Today we are working out those muscles with our go to stretches using the beloved foam roller! As we all know, using a foam roller is always a major plus. With benefits like muscle tension relief, muscle repair and recovery, and relieving of… Continue reading Best Foam Roller Exercises For Dancers

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

What’s going on everyone and welcome back to another From The Top music countdown! In conclusion to this year’s list of music favorites, we’ll be talking about some of our favorite hip-hop and rap hits that we think will make the perfect additions to your next hip hop class! From “Planet Her” to “Certified Lover… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

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From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

Leotards! Oh how we love to hear the word! As a dancer, leotards can be some of our strongest kryptonite. Honestly, how could they not be? With so many lovely, stylish and just down-right beautiful leos out there, we just can’t help but fall in love with so many of them! There are so many… Continue reading From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to another From The Top 2021 music countdown! Today we’re taking a look at some of our music favorites for contemporary classes! That’s right, in this post you will find just a few of the songs that we just couldn’t stop playing in our contemporary class, as well as… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

Hello there, everyone and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! Today we will be talking about just a few ways that we as dancers can shift our mindset to preserve our mental health as we go through our dance career. What we are loving the most about the dance world as of late… Continue reading A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Jazz

Happy Friday, From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! We are now officially 4 months out from the new year and that means our yearly countdown of favorites is officially on! One of our most popular countdowns being that of our favorite music that we love for some of our favorite… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Jazz

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Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Today we will be sharing our go-to bedtime practice circuit. This circuit is a short routine of stretches, strengthening and technique practices that you can do at the end of every day to hone your skills quickly. This routine is perfect if… Continue reading Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit