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Best Foam Roller Exercises For Dancers

What’s going dancers and welcome to another Friday at From The Top! Today we are working out those muscles with our go to stretches using the beloved foam roller! As we all know, using a foam roller is always a major plus. With benefits like muscle tension relief, muscle repair and recovery, and relieving of… Continue reading Best Foam Roller Exercises For Dancers

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to another From The Top 2021 music countdown! Today we’re taking a look at some of our music favorites for contemporary classes! That’s right, in this post you will find just a few of the songs that we just couldn’t stop playing in our contemporary class, as well as… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

Hello there, everyone and welcome back to From The Top Dance Blog! Today we will be talking about just a few ways that we as dancers can shift our mindset to preserve our mental health as we go through our dance career. What we are loving the most about the dance world as of late… Continue reading A Peaceful Journey: Focusing On Our Dance Careers & Our Mental Health

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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

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Dance and Yoga: How The Two Benefit Each Other

Happy Friday, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are going to be discussing one of my favorite subjects and that is yoga! As you all may or may not know, I am a huge yogi and have been practicing yoga for years now. And though yoga has benefited me in many… Continue reading Dance and Yoga: How The Two Benefit Each Other

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Ways To Decompress After Performance Season

Welcome back, dancers and thanks so much for joining us today! As we end off this year’s recital series, we wanted to take the time to speak not only on preparation, but recovery. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it is so important to have the conversation of just how mentally tiring being a… Continue reading Ways To Decompress After Performance Season

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Recital Day Survival Guide

Well here we are, mid-May and recital season has kicked into high gear! Last minute countdowns are on and curtains everywhere are beginning to rise, eager to showcase the talent and skill that has been gained throughout yet another productive dance season. Yearly dance recitals are a dancers’ right of passage that holds a bit… Continue reading Recital Day Survival Guide

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Mastering The Art Of The Quick Change

Goooood Friday Afternoon, dancers and welcome to a new blog post! As you all know, recital season is basically here and after a solid year without it, what an amazing feeling it is to get back on stage again! As always, recitals come with A LOT of details. You have multiple dance pieces to learn,… Continue reading Mastering The Art Of The Quick Change

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Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine

Hello beautiful people and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are adding another installment into one of my personal favorite recurring segments, and that is our Beginner Pointe Tips! Pointe is an absolute joy to begin. With all of the hard work that every dancer sews into their ballet training, the day we… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: Post-Pointe Class Foot Routine

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The Dancer’s Lunchbox: Our favorite meals, snacks, smoothies and more to fuel you for long dance days

What is going on FTT Family and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Today we are talking about a favorite amongst our community: Food! As you all know, here at From The Top, we love to eat. Making yummy dishes is  not only a delicious experience, needless to say, but having great… Continue reading The Dancer’s Lunchbox: Our favorite meals, snacks, smoothies and more to fuel you for long dance days