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Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

At home practice is a huge part of our training. It gives us extra time to hone our skills, helps us meet our goals that much faster and it was even our saving grace during a global pandemic. Whether done out of want or need, taking our training outside of the studio walls is advantageous… Continue reading Best Dance Equipment For At Home Practice

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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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How To Create A Great Class Combo

Class combos, one of our favorite elements of every class! It’s always so much fun to spread out across the dance floor and learn choreography that challenges us, all while having a great time while doing it. However, when you’re the teacher of the class, the creation of that combo relies on you and that… Continue reading How To Create A Great Class Combo

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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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From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

Leotards! Oh how we love to hear the word! As a dancer, leotards can be some of our strongest kryptonite. Honestly, how could they not be? With so many lovely, stylish and just down-right beautiful leos out there, we just can’t help but fall in love with so many of them! There are so many… Continue reading From Classics To Custom: 5 Leotard Brands That Every Dancer Should Try

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Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Today we will be sharing our go-to bedtime practice circuit. This circuit is a short routine of stretches, strengthening and technique practices that you can do at the end of every day to hone your skills quickly. This routine is perfect if… Continue reading Bedtime Ballet Practice Circuit

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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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Love It or Leave It?: Capezio FootUndeez Full Review

Hello dancers and welcome to another installment of “Love It or Leave It”! Today we are discussing the beloved Capezio Barely There FootUndeez. The FootUndeez is a dance shoe alternative that covers the ball of your foot (hence the barely there reference), made of Nylon and Lycra Spandex, all topped off with two foot pads… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: Capezio FootUndeez Full Review

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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