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2022 Gift Guide For Dancers

Hello there beautiful From The Top Family and welcome back to not only another blog post, but another annual gift guide! The holidays have snuck up on us once again and it is now the season for giving to the ones we love most. And in true From The Top Holiday tradition, we are here… Continue reading 2022 Gift Guide For Dancers

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Lower Body Exercises For Better Leaps & Stronger Turns

Hey there FTT Family and welcome back to From The Top! If there are two things that a lot of  dancers strive for, it’s strong turns and awesome leaps. When it comes to technique tips for achieving this goal, we usually always hear the classic “engage your core” line. However, let’s talk about a target… Continue reading Lower Body Exercises For Better Leaps & Stronger Turns

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Tap

Hey there FTT Family! We hope you are doing fantastic on this lovely Friday. Today we are here for the final installment of this year’s music favorites! Thus far in our 2022 countdown, we’ve visited jazz, hip-hop and contemporary, but today we’re grabbing our tap shoes! For us personally, there’s nothing like a good tap… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Tap

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today, we are winding down on our yearly countdown of our music favorites of 2022! On this week’s list we are talking all things contemporary! That’s right, we’ll be sharing with you all of the hits of this year that we think will… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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Dance Bag Organization Hacks

Hello and happy Friday, FTT Family! If there is one thing a training dancer knows, it's the struggle of keeping your bag organized! As silly as it sounds, when your dance bag is up in arms, it feels like your whole life is a mess at that moment. When you’re a busy dance trainee, it… Continue reading Dance Bag Organization Hacks

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Follow Along Ballet Barre Warm-Up Vol. 7

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are here with volume 7 of our beloved Follow Along Ballet Barre Warm-Up! In this ballet barre we will be focusing heavily on technique and working on combos geared toward intermediate/advanced level that include tendus, fondues, degages and more. We had a fantastic… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre Warm-Up Vol. 7

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to our second installation of this year’s Music Favorites! As we previously did with jazz, today we will be counting down our favorites in music for Hip-Hop! This is a genre that we can always so easily find music for since hip-hop, rap and r&b music has… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

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Tips For Turns En Pointe

What is going on, FTT Family and welcome back! Today we’re grabbing our toe pads, toe spacers and jet glue, because we’re about to discuss another pointe topic! This post will be centered around turns en pointe. We’ll be covering technique tips that can be applied to various turns en pointe including chaines, piques, pirouettes,… Continue reading Tips For Turns En Pointe

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Jazz

Hello FTT Family! Today we are here with a community favorite, which is our yearly music favorites for each dance genre! If you’re a music junkie like myself, then you spend the year keeping up with all of the latest tunes and what’s hot on the charts. This also results in awesome class playlists that… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Jazz

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Barre Fitness: From A Dancer’s Perspective

Welcome back to From The Top, everyone! Today we are getting up and moving our bodies with barre fitness! A practice taking the world by storm, barre fitness is one of the most popular fitness classes in today’s day in time. Ballet inspired, barre fitness rose to fame at an incredibly fast rate and has… Continue reading Barre Fitness: From A Dancer’s Perspective