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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Hip Hop

It’s officially September and time is beginning to wind down for year 2020. As promised in our 2020 songs for Jazz blog post, we are back again with another “Best of 2020” list for another genre of dance: Hip Hop! I must say, this list has been very fun to curate because we have seen… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Hip Hop

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Teacher Tips: Teaching Private Classes

Welcome, welcome, welcome back to From The Top, my lovelies! Today we are back with another “Teacher Tips” post for all of the wonderful dance teachers out there and this time we will be discussing a few tips for teaching private dance classes! Private classes are some of my favorite classes to teach (with master… Continue reading Teacher Tips: Teaching Private Classes

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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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Virtual Dance Convention & Intensive Survival Guide

What is up, dancers and welcome to a new From The Top blog post! Today we are talking about a time of year that is very close to our hearts, which is convention and intensive season! This is a time to expand our knowledge and strengthen our dance training beyond its normal means. However, due… Continue reading Virtual Dance Convention & Intensive Survival Guide

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Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

Hey there, dancers! Funny to see us here on a Tuesday, right? As I'm sure you all may know, ballet studios all over the world are temporarily closing for the safety of students and staff during this very crazy time. However, just because we may not be able to continue our training in our favorite… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

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Effective Exercises For Strong Hip Flexors

Out of the entire anatomy of the lower body, one of the most important muscle areas, but also one of the most forgotten, is our hip flexors. Hip flexors play a huge part in dance and having strong hip flexors gives us access to higher kicks, better leaps, excellent developpes, and the list goes on!… Continue reading Effective Exercises For Strong Hip Flexors

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3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

Hey there, dancers! In today’s blog post segment, I thought we would dive into a subject that is a bit more personal to me, which is 3 Things I’ve learned as a dance teacher. As you all may know, I’ve been dancing since I was a child and have been a performer for many years,… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

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The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

A tradition that has stood the test of time! Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Audition season is here and dancers everywhere are running to and fro to castings and callbacks once again. As we go throughout this busy time of year, we want to bring back a FTT tradition and… Continue reading The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

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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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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