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How To Strengthen Your Weaknesses As A Dancer

Hello there dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are going to be talking about dealing with your weaknesses as a dancer. Naturally, we always love to focus on the things that we do well. The amount of turns we can do, our bodily strength, how high our leaps may be, etc,… Continue reading How To Strengthen Your Weaknesses As A Dancer

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Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

Hey there, dancers! Funny to see us here on a Tuesday, right? As I'm sure you all may know, ballet studios all over the world are temporarily closing for the safety of students and staff during this very crazy time. However, just because we may not be able to continue our training in our favorite… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

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3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

Hey there, dancers! In today’s blog post segment, I thought we would dive into a subject that is a bit more personal to me, which is 3 Things I’ve learned as a dance teacher. As you all may know, I’ve been dancing since I was a child and have been a performer for many years,… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

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The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

A tradition that has stood the test of time! Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Audition season is here and dancers everywhere are running to and fro to castings and callbacks once again. As we go throughout this busy time of year, we want to bring back a FTT tradition and… Continue reading The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

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The Dancer’s Care Kit

Did you know that dance was just ranked the most physically demanding job in the United States? That’s right! Data from the Occupational Information Network was carefully analyzed a couple of weeks ago and dance came out on top! And while the rest of the world may be a bit surprised, the dance world has… Continue reading The Dancer’s Care Kit

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You Can

Good Afternoon, dancers and thanks for tuning in to another From The Top blog post! Today we are going to be talking a little bit about the word “can’t”, the weight that it holds and how it affects our goals and mentality as dancers, artists and athletes. As we all know, of course, the word… Continue reading You Can

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The Dancer’s Guide To: Quad & Hamstring Strength

Happy Friday, dancers and welcome back to another blog post! In last week’s blog post we discussed middle splits and stretches to achieve greater hamstring and quad flexibility. And although flexibility is always necessary as a dancer, another attribute that is needed just as much is hamstring and quad strength . Strengthening your hamstrings and… Continue reading The Dancer’s Guide To: Quad & Hamstring Strength

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The Best Stretches For Middle Splits

Hello everyone and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are going to be sharing with you our list of stretches that are super effective for attaining your middle splits. The amount of difficulty to achieving the middle split can often vary from person to person. Some dancers achieve them quickly, some slowly and… Continue reading The Best Stretches For Middle Splits

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Tips For Getting Back On Pointe

Welcome back to From The Top, everyone! Today we will be discussing tips for getting back on pointe. Sometimes we go through periods in our career and/or dance training where we may have taken a break from pointe or maybe have not been able to be as active en pointe as we would like, and… Continue reading Tips For Getting Back On Pointe

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The Perfect Match: How To Choose The Dance Studio That Is Right For You

Hello there, dancers and welcome to the first From The Top blog post of 2020! As the new year rolls in, there are quite a few people who are looking to try new things and naturally taking up dance is usually one of the many excursions on the list! However, in the conquest to begin… Continue reading The Perfect Match: How To Choose The Dance Studio That Is Right For You