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Love It or Leave It?: Capezio Pirouette II Canvas Shoes Review

Hello and happy Friday, From The Top Family! Today is another installment to a crowd favorite; our dance product review segment “Love It or Leave It?” For those of you who are new here, “Love It or Leave It” is a blog post segment dedicated to sharing our own personal experiences with different dance products.… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: Capezio Pirouette II Canvas Shoes Review

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Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

Well dancers, the day that we have been anticipating since March of 2020 is finally here! As I am sure we all know, we have been in a worldwide fight against Covid-19 for months and now with the progression of time, many dance studios around the world are slowly beginning to reopen their doors for… Continue reading Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

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Follow Along Barre Warm-Up Vol. 3

Ronde de jambes, echappes and bourrees, Oh my! Our third volume of our Follow Along Barre Warm-Ups is here and this time it's ALL about pointe work! So, grab those toe pads, tie those ribbons and let's get moving! Hope you all enjoy and remember... Keep dancing! Lexi

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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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Dance Q & A

Hello there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! We are so very excited for today’s blog post! A couple of weeks ago, we announced that we were holding our very first dance Q & A blog post. We asked you all to send in any questions regarding dance thatt you may… Continue reading Dance Q & A

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A Dancer’s Guide To Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

Happy Friday, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Fall is officially in full swing and along with the changing of the seasons, comes the infiltration of cold, allergies and flus. There is never a persay “ideal” time to get sick, however, during this time of year with preparation for productions such as “The… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide To Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

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A Guide To Italian Fouettés

Oh, Italian fouettes. You either love them, or you hate them, or you may even love to hate them. To say that they are peculiar would be saying the least. Super technique driven and quite tricky, Italian fouettes are a move in ballet repertoire that take a little time to master, but boy, once you… Continue reading A Guide To Italian Fouettés

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Getting Rid Of Stubborn Calluses

Heeeellllllooo there, From The Top Family! It’s the end of another week which means it’s time for another blog post and today, we’re talking about feet ...AGAIN! In today’s post we’re sharing with you all a step-by-step instructional on how to get rid of stubborn calluses. Being a dancer means that you sign yourself up… Continue reading Getting Rid Of Stubborn Calluses

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Bloch “Elastosplit X” Ballet Shoe

Hello, dancers and welcome to another segment of “Love It or Leave It”! It’s been a minute since we’ve done one of these and let me tell you, it feels SO good to be back on the saddle, doing another review for you guys! In today’s segment, we’re going to be reviewing Bloch’s “Elastaosplit X”… Continue reading Bloch “Elastosplit X” Ballet Shoe

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Taking A Break

 Hey there, dancers and welcome to another From the Top blog post! Today we are ending this year’s “Back 2 Dance” blog series by talking about a subject that isn’t very widely discussed which is, taking some time off. We’re going to be touching on what may cause the need to take some time off,… Continue reading Taking A Break