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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

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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are super excited to share a new follow along lesson plan with you all. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome volume 1 of our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! Similar to our “Follow Along Ballet Barre”, this lesson plan is designed for teachers and students… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

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Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Welcome back to another From The Top blog post. Today we are sharing some tips on how to master the highly coveted tilt kick! The tilt kick is a move that we all know and love. I mean, this a move that held its own Instagram hashtag once upon a time… Continue reading Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

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Teacher Tips: How To Establish A Healthy Bond With Your Students

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today we are having our first teacher tips blog post of the year with a discussion on how to establish an advantageous, healthy bond with the students in your dance classes! Being a dance teacher is such an influential role to play in… Continue reading Teacher Tips: How To Establish A Healthy Bond With Your Students

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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

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How To Create A Great Class Combo

Class combos, one of our favorite elements of every class! It’s always so much fun to spread out across the dance floor and learn choreography that challenges us, all while having a great time while doing it. However, when you’re the teacher of the class, the creation of that combo relies on you and that… Continue reading How To Create A Great Class Combo

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Dance Styles That You Should Try (If You Haven’t Already)

Hey there dancers and welcome to another Friday here at From The Top! Today we are talking about dance genres! As I’m sure you’ve heard us say here before, dabbling in different dance genres than what you may be used to is so greatly advantageous! For starters, it gives you more experience, broadens your horizons… Continue reading Dance Styles That You Should Try (If You Haven’t Already)