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Good Reads: The Perfect Dance Books To Add To Your Literature Collection

Hey there, everyone and welcome back to From The Top! As the weather begins to cool down and Autumn takes it’s place, we know that there is nothing that says “warm and cozy” like curling up with a great book! What’s even better than reading a great book on a Fall day? Reading a great… Continue reading Good Reads: The Perfect Dance Books To Add To Your Literature Collection

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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

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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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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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Making The Transition From Student To Teacher

Hello my lovelies and welcome back to From The Top! The first month of a new year is coming to a close and we have seen quite a few new changes be put into place. In the evolution of time, we are aware that many of our From The Top Family may be moving forward… Continue reading Making The Transition From Student To Teacher