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Halloween Hacks For Dancers: How To Turn Your Dancewear Into Halloween Costumes

It’s Spooky SZN, dancers and though Halloween may look a bit different this year, people are still looking forward to having fun the best way that they can. And everyone knows that you can’t have Halloween fun without costumes of course! Now is the time where everyone is running to and fro to find the… Continue reading Halloween Hacks For Dancers: How To Turn Your Dancewear Into Halloween Costumes

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! In today’s blog post we will be talking about sewing pointe shoes for new pointe dancers who may not have much experience doing so. As intimidating as it may seem, sewing pointe shoes are actually very similar to sewing standard ballet shoes! The technique is only… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Sewing Ribbons and Elastics

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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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How To Achieve The Perfect Needle

Stretch To Help You Get Your Needle Stretch What’s going on FTT Family! Today we are going to get our stretch on! We’ll be talking about effective stretches to help you achieve the beautiful needle stunt! Used in dance pictures for years and also providing a fantastic stretch, the needle is kind of a two… Continue reading How To Achieve The Perfect Needle

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A First Timers Guide To Taking Private Dance Classes

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to a brand new blog post! If you were with us here last week, then you know that we discussed how to teach private classes as a part of our “Teacher Tips” segment. And as promised, today we are here to discuss private dance classes from another… Continue reading A First Timers Guide To Taking Private Dance Classes

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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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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Jazz

Hey there, From The Top Family! Today we will be talking about one of our favorite subjects: music! Undeniably a dancer's best friend, music is our number one companion that helps us do all that we do! Of course, with every year comes new chart topping hits to add to our music libraries for dance… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Jazz

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Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

Well dancers, the day that we have been anticipating since March of 2020 is finally here! As I am sure we all know, we have been in a worldwide fight against Covid-19 for months and now with the progression of time, many dance studios around the world are slowly beginning to reopen their doors for… Continue reading Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

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The Importance Of Listening To Your Body

Happy Friday to all and welcome back to From The Top! We hope you all are doing well and staying safe as we begin to venture back out into normality after dealing with this very strange time. Today we will be talking about health and wellness by visiting the subject of why i t is… Continue reading The Importance Of Listening To Your Body

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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