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Tips For Turns En Pointe

What is going on, FTT Family and welcome back! Today we’re grabbing our toe pads, toe spacers and jet glue, because we’re about to discuss another pointe topic! This post will be centered around turns en pointe. We’ll be covering technique tips that can be applied to various turns en pointe including chaines, piques, pirouettes,… Continue reading Tips For Turns En Pointe

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Barre Fitness: From A Dancer’s Perspective

Welcome back to From The Top, everyone! Today we are getting up and moving our bodies with barre fitness! A practice taking the world by storm, barre fitness is one of the most popular fitness classes in today’s day in time. Ballet inspired, barre fitness rose to fame at an incredibly fast rate and has… Continue reading Barre Fitness: From A Dancer’s Perspective

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The Dancer’s Lunchbox: 2022 Edition

August is here and that can only mean one thing: It’s time to head back to dance for another season! With the close of Summer, we are officially on our way back to weekly classes, competitions, seasonal shows and big year end recitals! During this time of year, there is so much that we have… Continue reading The Dancer’s Lunchbox: 2022 Edition

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Mastering Petit Allegro

Hello my lovely From The Top Family and welcome back to another chat here on the blog! Today we are talking about the classic, the staple, the scary? Petit Allegro! Done in literally every ballet class everywhere, petit allegro is a sequence of small, quick jumps done in center. However, the truth is, petit allegro… Continue reading Mastering Petit Allegro

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Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH Pump Canvas Ballet Shoe Review

Welcome back to From The Top, everyone! Today we are talking dance products, which naturally means we are back for another edition of “Love It or Leave It”! A quick synopsis on today’s blog post for any of our new From The Top Family members, “Love It or Leave It’ is our dance product review… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH Pump Canvas Ballet Shoe Review

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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Vol. 2

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are back with volume 2 of one of our newest community favorites: our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! That’s right, a new Jazz class companion has hit the FTT streets! In this routine, we’ll be upping the ante a little bit with multiple… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Vol. 2

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What A Relief: Dance & Fitness Products That Will Aid & Support Your Body

Hey there, FTT Family and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! Today we are talking about one of our favorite discussion points: taking care of our bodies!  As I’m sure we are all well aware, dance is a sport, art form and career path that ranks rather high on the scale of physical… Continue reading What A Relief: Dance & Fitness Products That Will Aid & Support Your Body

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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