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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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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are super excited to share a new follow along lesson plan with you all. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome volume 1 of our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! Similar to our “Follow Along Ballet Barre”, this lesson plan is designed for teachers and students… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

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Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Welcome back to another From The Top blog post. Today we are sharing some tips on how to master the highly coveted tilt kick! The tilt kick is a move that we all know and love. I mean, this a move that held its own Instagram hashtag once upon a time… Continue reading Mastering The Beloved Tilt Kick

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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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2021 Gift Guide For Dancers

Hello there dancers and I guess we can officially say, Happy Holidays! The season of giving has found its way back into our midst and as always, we love to be a part of making your holiday shopping a blissful, and easy, experience! So in true From The Top Holiday tradition, we’re going to show… Continue reading 2021 Gift Guide For Dancers

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IGTV: Dance Myths Busted w/ Lexi Jenkins

Hello From The Top Family! We are so excited to share with you episode 2 of season 2 of our IGTV show! Today we are talking dance myths and we are busting them. From being a late starter to how dancers take care of themselves, come along with us as we debunk some of the… Continue reading IGTV: Dance Myths Busted w/ Lexi Jenkins

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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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Doing Away With Comparison

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Today we will discuss how to dismantle a topic that I believe we have all faced at some point or another in our dance journey, and that is the issue of comparison. While comparison is usually depicted as the idea of judging yourself against the quota of another dancer’s skillset, success… Continue reading Doing Away With Comparison

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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