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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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Third Annual Dance Q & A

Hello dancers and welcome back to another From The Top question and answer segment! As you all know, we host a dance Q & A about twice every year, where we answer questions sent in by you, our From The Top Family! One of the most amazing things about these Q & A’s is that… Continue reading Third Annual Dance Q & A

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine

Hello beautiful people and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are adding another installment into one of my personal favorite recurring segments, and that is our Beginner Pointe Tips! Pointe is an absolute joy to begin. With all of the hard work that every dancer sews into their ballet training, the day we… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine

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Doing Away With Comparison

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Today we will discuss how to dismantle a topic that I believe we have all faced at some point or another in our dance journey, and that is the issue of comparison. While comparison is usually depicted as the idea of judging yourself against the quota of another dancer’s skillset, success… Continue reading Doing Away With Comparison

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A Dancer’s Guide To: Stronger Knees

Hello my lovelies and welcome to another From The Top blog post! Today we are focusing on strengthening our bodies and self betterment. As you all know, here at From The Top, we like to cover all areas of improving our bodily health in our dance journey to help secure a long and advantageous career.… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide To: Stronger Knees

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Making The Transition From Student To Teacher

Hello my lovelies and welcome back to From The Top! The first month of a new year is coming to a close and we have seen quite a few new changes be put into place. In the evolution of time, we are aware that many of our From The Top Family may be moving forward… Continue reading Making The Transition From Student To Teacher

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I Took An Acro Class and I Was Terrible (but here’s what I learned from it)

It’s a lovely day for a story time, dontcha think?! In today’s blog post we’ll be talking about that one time I took an acro class and I was, well, pretty dang bad! That’s right, on one particular day I found out that I was not an acrobatic natural, who can seamlessly twist and turn… Continue reading I Took An Acro Class and I Was Terrible (but here’s what I learned from it)

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The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

Hello there, loves and thanks for stopping by for today’s blog post! In this installment, we will be going down memory lane and counting down our top 5 “Dance Spotlights” of 2020. For those who may not know, every single Monday we highlight talented dancers of all genres, ages and backgrounds with our “Dance Spotlight… Continue reading The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hello From The Top Family and welcome to the last installment of our 2020 Music Favorites! Today we will be concluding this very fun mini series with one of our personal favorite genres: Contemporary! This is a genre of dance that I truly believe will never have a shortage in music. As long as there… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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Halloween Hacks For Dancers: How To Turn Your Dancewear Into Halloween Costumes

It’s Spooky SZN, dancers and though Halloween may look a bit different this year, people are still looking forward to having fun the best way that they can. And everyone knows that you can’t have Halloween fun without costumes of course! Now is the time where everyone is running to and fro to find the… Continue reading Halloween Hacks For Dancers: How To Turn Your Dancewear Into Halloween Costumes

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! In today’s blog post we will be talking about sewing pointe shoes for new pointe dancers who may not have much experience doing so. As intimidating as it may seem, sewing pointe shoes are actually very similar to sewing standard ballet shoes! The technique is only… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics