Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are adding another installment into our “Love It or Leave It” segment with an in depth review of the Balera Longer Length Shorts! As you all may remember, in November of 2019 we shared a list of our favorite dance products and it is… Continue reading Love It or Leave It: Balera Longer Length Dance Shorts Review
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Tap Dancing: Why You Should Take A Tap Class and Its Benefits
Welcome back to another From the Top blog post, everyone! Today we are talking a little bit about a personal dance genre favorite of mine -- tap dancing! Tap is easily one of the most profound dance genres of all time. Throughout the years, tap has been a huge part of dance history in many… Continue reading Tap Dancing: Why You Should Take A Tap Class and Its Benefits
Let’s Get Physical: Great Workouts For Dancers
Dancing within itself is a great workout but did you know there are several different genres of fitness that can actually HELP you improve as a dancer? That’s right! With all the different kinds of exercises that exist, there are specific ones that can really help you grow in so many different areas! So, in… Continue reading Let’s Get Physical: Great Workouts For Dancers
Ending The Search: Tips For Finding Music To Choreograph To!
Hey there dancers and welcome back to From the Top! Today we’re going to be talking about finding music to choreograph to. Finding the right music may seem easy compared to the process of making the choreography itself but that is honestly not the case. Before you can even put one step into motion, you… Continue reading Ending The Search: Tips For Finding Music To Choreograph To!
Ballet Form Explained: The Ultimate Guide To Understanding Proper Body Alignment
Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve made it through another week and to another blog post! Today we are going to break down ballet form, alignment and dive into what every term means. I know you’ve heard it all before. Don’t sit in your hips, Make your neck longer, Elongate your quads and when all of these….things… Continue reading Ballet Form Explained: The Ultimate Guide To Understanding Proper Body Alignment
Tips For Improving Musicality
Musicality in dance is all about how well your body synchronizes with the rhythm of the music and whether you’re a performer, choreographer or a freestyler, musicality is a huge part of being a dancer. Now, you may think that if someone is a dancer, then they must automatically have musicality and to a degree,… Continue reading Tips For Improving Musicality
Just For Kicks: Tips To Achieve Your Best Battements and High Kicks!
Hey there dancers! I hope you all are doing wonderful on this awesome Friday! Today we are going to talk about battements! Ballet battements, jazz battements, straight supporting leg battements, bent supporting battements, front, side and back battements! You name it, we’re talking about it! We’re also going to look at some stretches that you… Continue reading Just For Kicks: Tips To Achieve Your Best Battements and High Kicks!
Goal Digger: Tips For Setting and Reaching Your Dance Goals
Happy Friday dancers and welcome back to another From the Top blog post! Today we’re going to talk a little bit about setting and reaching your dance goals. Dancers always have a mental list of things that we would like to work on improving but sometimes we can be so busy that we can find… Continue reading Goal Digger: Tips For Setting and Reaching Your Dance Goals
What’s In My Dance Bag!
What’s going on dancers? In the spirit of our “It’s in the Bag” Giveaway, I thought I would do something a little different today and share with you all what’s in my dance bag! This is kind of like those “what’s in my gym bag” or “what’s in my purse” but with a twist! So,… Continue reading What’s In My Dance Bag!
Starting Dance As An Adult
Dance has evolved in so many ways throughout the years and one of the biggest ways it has evolved is in the belief of having to start at a specific age to be a successful dancer. Recently so many adults have gotten into dancing and not only are they becoming successful in the art, they… Continue reading Starting Dance As An Adult