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Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

Hyperextension. A word that garners a lot of mixed emotions and reactions in the dance industry. Do we love it? Do we hate it? Is it good for you? Is it a huge mistake? These are all of the questions that are usually tossed up in the air when the subject of dancers with hyperextended… Continue reading Let’s Talk About It: Hyperextension

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Business Tips For Dancers

Hey there everyone and welcome to another blog post! Today we are talking tips for the working dancer to help you navigate the business side of the dance industry. Just like any other career field, the dance industry is far more than what meets the eye and there are many advantageous ways to navigate the… Continue reading Business Tips For Dancers

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Dance Bag Essentials For The Winter

Happy Friday dancers and welcome back to From The Top! December is officially here and winter isn’t trailing too far behind. However, though Christmas may be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of winter, what also comes along with it can be cold weather, cold and flu season and tight muscles (eek!).… Continue reading Dance Bag Essentials For The Winter

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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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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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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

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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hello From The Top Family and welcome to the last installment of our 2020 Music Favorites! Today we will be concluding this very fun mini series with one of our personal favorite genres: Contemporary! This is a genre of dance that I truly believe will never have a shortage in music. As long as there… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary