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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

What’s going on everyone and welcome back to another From The Top music countdown! In conclusion to this year’s list of music favorites, we’ll be talking about some of our favorite hip-hop and rap hits that we think will make the perfect additions to your next hip hop class! From “Planet Her” to “Certified Lover… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

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From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

Leotards! Oh how we love to hear the word! As a dancer, leotards can be some of our strongest kryptonite. Honestly, how could they not be? With so many lovely, stylish and just down-right beautiful leos out there, we just can’t help but fall in love with so many of them! There are so many… Continue reading From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to another From The Top 2021 music countdown! Today we’re taking a look at some of our music favorites for contemporary classes! That’s right, in this post you will find just a few of the songs that we just couldn’t stop playing in our contemporary class, as well as… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

Hello there, everyone and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! Today we will be talking about just a few ways that we as dancers can shift our mindset to preserve our mental health as we go through our dance career. What we are loving the most about the dance world as of late… Continue reading A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Jazz

Happy Friday, From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! We are now officially 4 months out from the new year and that means our yearly countdown of favorites is officially on! One of our most popular countdowns being that of our favorite music that we love for some of our favorite… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Jazz

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Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Today we will be sharing our go-to bedtime practice circuit. This circuit is a short routine of stretches, strengthening and technique practices that you can do at the end of every day to hone your skills quickly. This routine is perfect if… Continue reading Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit

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Coming Home: Heading Back To Dance After Taking Time Off

Hello there, From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today we are talking about returning back to the studio and/or your dance training after taking a significant time off. About a year ago we discussed the topic of taking a break from dance if you feel that it is necessary for… Continue reading Coming Home: Heading Back To Dance After Taking Time Off

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Tips For Co-Teaching

Hello everyone and welcome back to From The Top! Today we will be discussing some tips on how to go about co-teaching effectively and successfully! A fellow dance teacher of mine asked for my personal advice on co-teaching dance classes with another teacher and in the midst of diving into this question, I realize what… Continue reading Tips For Co-Teaching

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Third Annual Dance Q & A

Hello dancers and welcome back to another From The Top question and answer segment! As you all know, we host a dance Q & A about twice every year, where we answer questions sent in by you, our From The Top Family! One of the most amazing things about these Q & A’s is that… Continue reading Third Annual Dance Q & A

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine

Hello beautiful people and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are adding another installment into one of my personal favorite recurring segments, and that is our Beginner Pointe Tips! Pointe is an absolute joy to begin. With all of the hard work that every dancer sews into their ballet training, the day we… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine