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Taking A Break

 Hey there, dancers and welcome to another From the Top blog post! Today we are ending this year’s “Back 2 Dance” blog series by talking about a subject that isn’t very widely discussed which is, taking some time off. We’re going to be touching on what may cause the need to take some time off,… Continue reading Taking A Break

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Cutting Music 101

Hello there, everyone and welcome to part two of our “Back 2 Dance” Blog Post! This installment is for all the dance teachers that are entering into another dance season. Today, we’re talking all about the basics of cutting music. As a dance teacher, one of the skill sets that you eventually have to learn… Continue reading Cutting Music 101

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Follow Along Barre Warm-Up Vol. 1

Hey there, dancers! Today, we here at From the Top are so excited to release our very first follow along barre warm-up routine! This routine has all of the elements of a basic ballet barre warm-up with exercises such as plies, tendus, degages, developpes, petit battements and grand battements, all of which can be done… Continue reading Follow Along Barre Warm-Up Vol. 1

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Our Top 10 Dance Video Favorites

Hey there, dancers and welcome to another From the Top blog post! Today we are doing something super fun! We are sharing with you our top 10 favorite dance videos from some of our favorite choreographers! That’s right, we’ll be ranking some of our absolute favorites that we have been utterly OBSESSED with for the… Continue reading Our Top 10 Dance Video Favorites

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Teacher Tips: Teaching Master Classes

School is out, summer is on its way and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for conventions, intensives and master classes galore! This is the time of year where dance students from all over begin to pack their bags to embark on days and even months of classes that will increase their skill… Continue reading Teacher Tips: Teaching Master Classes

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Perseverance In The Dance Industry

Well, hello there and welcome back to From the Top! I hope you all are doing well this lovely Friday afternoon! Today we are a discussing a more serious topic on the blog, which is the subject of perseverance in the dance industry. As I’m sure you know, being a dancer is rewarding in so… Continue reading Perseverance In The Dance Industry

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Practice Makes Perfect!: Int./Adv. Pointe Routine

Welcome back to From the Top, everyone! Today is a post that I am very excited to share with you all which is an easy to follow along, at home pointe routine. This is a routine that I made for myself quite some time ago that has really allowed me to see so much progress… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect!: Int./Adv. Pointe Routine

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Bending Into Shape: Stretches To Help Improve Your Back Flexibility

Welcome back to From the Top, dancers! Today we are talking about ways to improve back flexibility! Back flexibility, along with back strength, is the key element to perfecting moves like arabesque, needles. penches, many more. However, for some reason or another, your upper and lower back can be one of the most difficult places… Continue reading Bending Into Shape: Stretches To Help Improve Your Back Flexibility