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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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How To Keep Your Dance Studio Germ Free

Hey there, FTT family and welcome back to another blog post! As you all know, we are in the midst of heading back to our favorite studios for another dance season. And as we prepare to get back to the grind, let’s talk about a very important aspect of being a teacher: the responsibility of… Continue reading How To Keep Your Dance Studio Germ Free

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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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How To Get More Flexible Hips

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Out of all the places in our body that can put up a fight when it comes to gaining adequate flexibility, our hip flexors can easily fall in the top 5 section of this category. Hip flexors, though often overlooked compared to… Continue reading How To Get More Flexible Hips

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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

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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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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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From The Studio To The Stage: Tips For Doing Your First Solo

So, you’re doing your first dance solo, you say? Well first let us start by lending a huge congratulations! This is a big step in your growth as a dancer in more ways than you may know. And what better time to embark on this new goal than now! As you prepare to step into… Continue reading From The Studio To The Stage: Tips For Doing Your First Solo

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Men In Ballet: A Tribute To Legends

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are talking about a subject that we here at FTT love to dive into and that’s the importance of men in ballet! Sometimes the genre of ballet can be stigmatized as a strictly female dance style, when in reality, that is the farthest thing… Continue reading Men In Ballet: A Tribute To Legends

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Coming Home: Heading Back To Dance After Taking Time Off

Hello there, From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today we are talking about returning back to the studio and/or your dance training after taking a significant time off. About a year ago we discussed the topic of taking a break from dance if you feel that it is necessary for… Continue reading Coming Home: Heading Back To Dance After Taking Time Off