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2022 Gift Guide For Dancers

Hello there beautiful From The Top Family and welcome back to not only another blog post, but another annual gift guide! The holidays have snuck up on us once again and it is now the season for giving to the ones we love most. And in true From The Top Holiday tradition, we are here… Continue reading 2022 Gift Guide For Dancers

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Lower Body Exercises For Better Leaps & Stronger Turns

Hey there FTT Family and welcome back to From The Top! If there are two things that a lot of  dancers strive for, it’s strong turns and awesome leaps. When it comes to technique tips for achieving this goal, we usually always hear the classic “engage your core” line. However, let’s talk about a target… Continue reading Lower Body Exercises For Better Leaps & Stronger Turns

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to another blog post! Today, we are winding down on our yearly countdown of our music favorites of 2022! On this week’s list we are talking all things contemporary! That’s right, we’ll be sharing with you all of the hits of this year that we think will… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to our second installation of this year’s Music Favorites! As we previously did with jazz, today we will be counting down our favorites in music for Hip-Hop! This is a genre that we can always so easily find music for since hip-hop, rap and r&b music has… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

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Our 2022 Music Favorites For Jazz

Hello FTT Family! Today we are here with a community favorite, which is our yearly music favorites for each dance genre! If you’re a music junkie like myself, then you spend the year keeping up with all of the latest tunes and what’s hot on the charts. This also results in awesome class playlists that… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Jazz

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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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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