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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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Mastering Petit Allegro

Hello my lovely From The Top Family and welcome back to another chat here on the blog! Today we are talking about the classic, the staple, the scary? Petit Allegro! Done in literally every ballet class everywhere, petit allegro is a sequence of small, quick jumps done in center. However, the truth is, petit allegro… Continue reading Mastering Petit Allegro

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How To Get More Flexible Hips

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Out of all the places in our body that can put up a fight when it comes to gaining adequate flexibility, our hip flexors can easily fall in the top 5 section of this category. Hip flexors, though often overlooked compared to… Continue reading How To Get More Flexible Hips

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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Vol. 2

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are back with volume 2 of one of our newest community favorites: our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! That’s right, a new Jazz class companion has hit the FTT streets! In this routine, we’ll be upping the ante a little bit with multiple… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Vol. 2

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What A Relief: Dance & Fitness Products That Will Aid & Support Your Body

Hey there, FTT Family and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! Today we are talking about one of our favorite discussion points: taking care of our bodies!  As I’m sure we are all well aware, dance is a sport, art form and career path that ranks rather high on the scale of physical… Continue reading What A Relief: Dance & Fitness Products That Will Aid & Support Your Body

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What’s In My Dance Bag: 2022 Update

Hey there, dancers! Today we wanted to share with our a community the newest addition to our IGTV series! In From The Top tradition, I like to take a fun moment and share with you all what’s in my dance bag, the teaching and class essentials that I keep on hand, as well as any… Continue reading What’s In My Dance Bag: 2022 Update

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Ballet For Everyone: Adult Ballet Classes Offered By Professional Ballet Companies

Hello everyone and welcome back to From The Top! In this blog post we will be talking adult ballet classes and which ballet companies hold some of our favorite courses! Here at FTT, we fully believe that ballet is for everyone, no matter your age. Whether you’re an adult beginner, or a seasoned dancer who… Continue reading Ballet For Everyone: Adult Ballet Classes Offered By Professional Ballet Companies

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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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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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2021 IGTV Blooper Reel w/ Lexi Jenkins

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top IGTV Episode! Today we are sharing a few laughs from the previous year with our annual blooper reel! In this video, we'll take a look back at some of the funny moments and hiccups that inevitably happen when filming occurs, but makes for some… Continue reading 2021 IGTV Blooper Reel w/ Lexi Jenkins