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8 Things Every Dancer Should Pack For Recital Season

Recital Season 2022 is here and as you all know, this is one of our favorite times of year! The hustle and bustle of dance recital season is something that you most definitely have to see to believe, and if you have seen it, you know that is something that you can’t describe. But along… Continue reading 8 Things Every Dancer Should Pack For Recital Season

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Beginner Pointe Tips: How To Build Up Your Tolerance En Pointe

Hey From The Top Family and Happy International Dance Day! Whether you’ve spent the day at the studio or in the comfort of your own home, we hope you got up and got dancing today! With that being said, we would love to be your dance day entertainment with a brand new IGTV episode! Today… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: How To Build Up Your Tolerance En Pointe

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Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

Hyperextension. A word that garners a lot of mixed emotions and reactions in the dance industry. Do we love it? Do we hate it? Is it good for you? Is it a huge mistake? These are all of the questions that are usually tossed up in the air when the subject of dancers with hyperextended… Continue reading Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

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Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 6: Baby Ballet Edition

Hey there dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are here with the highly awaited sixth installment to our “Follow Along Ballet Warm-Up” series! Much like our stretch calendars, our ballet barre warm-ups are resources that can be used both for class outlines for dance teachers and at home practice for students.… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 6: Baby Ballet Edition

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Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

At home practice is a huge part of our training. It gives us extra time to hone our skills, helps us meet our goals that much faster and it was even our saving grace during a global pandemic. Whether done out of want or need, taking our training outside of the studio walls is advantageous… Continue reading Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

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Business Tips For Dancers

Hey there everyone and welcome to another blog post! Today we are talking tips for the working dancer to help you navigate the business side of the dance industry. Just like any other career field, the dance industry is far more than what meets the eye and there are many advantageous ways to navigate the… Continue reading Business Tips For Dancers

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Ask A Dance Mom

Hello FTT Family and thanks for joining us for another blog post! We are super excited for today’s entry because we are talking DANCE MOMS! No, not the show (although we love that too!) We’re talking our dance moms! An influential role in every dancer’s life, a dance mom is the glue that can really… Continue reading Ask A Dance Mom

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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are super excited to share a new follow along lesson plan with you all. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome volume 1 of our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! Similar to our “Follow Along Ballet Barre”, this lesson plan is designed for teachers and students… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

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Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Welcome back to another From The Top blog post. Today we are sharing some tips on how to master the highly coveted tilt kick! The tilt kick is a move that we all know and love. I mean, this a move that held its own Instagram hashtag once upon a time… Continue reading Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

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Teacher Tips: How To Establish A Healthy Bond With Your Students

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today we are having our first teacher tips blog post of the year with a discussion on how to establish an advantageous, healthy bond with the students in your dance classes! Being a dance teacher is such an influential role to play in… Continue reading Teacher Tips: How To Establish A Healthy Bond With Your Students