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Doing Away With Comparison

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Today we will discuss how to dismantle a topic that I believe we have all faced at some point or another in our dance journey, and that is the issue of comparison. While comparison is usually depicted as the idea of judging yourself against the quota of another dancer’s skillset, success… Continue reading Doing Away With Comparison

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Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 4

Happy Friday, Dancers and welcome to the first From The Top blog post of 2021! Today we are starting the year on a high note with volume 4 of our Follow Along Barre Warm-Up! As we head back to our regular class schedules, both as students and as teachers, we thought what better time to… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 4

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The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

Hello there, loves and thanks for stopping by for today’s blog post! In this installment, we will be going down memory lane and counting down our top 5 “Dance Spotlights” of 2020. For those who may not know, every single Monday we highlight talented dancers of all genres, ages and backgrounds with our “Dance Spotlight… Continue reading The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

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Holiday Treats Inspired By The Land Of Sweets

Hello and happy Nutcracker season to all! I know that this year’s Nutcracker season is looking rather different, but the one thing that remains is the excitement! So this year, to celebrate this highly anticipated time within the dance world, we decided to share an idea that will work perfectly with both Nutcracker season and… Continue reading Holiday Treats Inspired By The Land Of Sweets

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! In today’s blog post we will be talking about sewing pointe shoes for new pointe dancers who may not have much experience doing so. As intimidating as it may seem, sewing pointe shoes are actually very similar to sewing standard ballet shoes! The technique is only… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics

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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