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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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Floorwork Fundamentals

Good afternoon, night or morning to all of our From The Top Family all over the world! Thank you so much for dropping in today for another blog post! In today’s entry, we are talking about floorwork! That’s right. Whether you love it, hate it, or even love to hate it, floorwork is a skillset… Continue reading Floorwork Fundamentals

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8 Things Every Dancer Should Pack For Recital Season

Recital Season 2022 is here and as you all know, this is one of our favorite times of year! The hustle and bustle of dance recital season is something that you most definitely have to see to believe, and if you have seen it, you know that is something that you can’t describe. But along… Continue reading 8 Things Every Dancer Should Pack For Recital Season

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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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Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

Hyperextension. A word that garners a lot of mixed emotions and reactions in the dance industry. Do we love it? Do we hate it? Is it good for you? Is it a huge mistake? These are all of the questions that are usually tossed up in the air when the subject of dancers with hyperextended… Continue reading Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

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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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Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

At home practice is a huge part of our training. It gives us extra time to hone our skills, helps us meet our goals that much faster and it was even our saving grace during a global pandemic. Whether done out of want or need, taking our training outside of the studio walls is advantageous… Continue reading Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

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Business Tips For Dancers

Hey there everyone and welcome to another blog post! Today we are talking tips for the working dancer to help you navigate the business side of the dance industry. Just like any other career field, the dance industry is far more than what meets the eye and there are many advantageous ways to navigate the… Continue reading Business Tips For Dancers

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Ask A Dance Mom

Hello FTT Family and thanks for joining us for another blog post! We are super excited for today’s entry because we are talking DANCE MOMS! No, not the show (although we love that too!) We’re talking our dance moms! An influential role in every dancer’s life, a dance mom is the glue that can really… Continue reading Ask A Dance Mom