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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 Tap

Hey there FTT Family! We hope you are doing fantastic on this lovely Friday. Today we are here for the final installment of this year’s music favorites! Thus far in our 2022 countdown, we’ve visited jazz, hip-hop and contemporary, but today we’re grabbing our tap shoes! For us personally, there’s nothing like a good tap… Continue reading Our 2022 Music Favorites For Tap

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Dance Bag Organization Hacks

Hello and happy Friday, FTT Family! If there is one thing a training dancer knows, it's the struggle of keeping your bag organized! As silly as it sounds, when your dance bag is up in arms, it feels like your whole life is a mess at that moment. When you’re a busy dance trainee, it… Continue reading Dance Bag Organization Hacks

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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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Tips For Turns En Pointe

What is going on, FTT Family and welcome back! Today we’re grabbing our toe pads, toe spacers and jet glue, because we’re about to discuss another pointe topic! This post will be centered around turns en pointe. We’ll be covering technique tips that can be applied to various turns en pointe including chaines, piques, pirouettes,… Continue reading Tips For Turns En Pointe

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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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Mastering Petit Allegro

Hello my lovely From The Top Family and welcome back to another chat here on the blog! Today we are talking about the classic, the staple, the scary? Petit Allegro! Done in literally every ballet class everywhere, petit allegro is a sequence of small, quick jumps done in center. However, the truth is, petit allegro… Continue reading Mastering Petit Allegro

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How To Get More Flexible Hips

Hey there dancers and welcome back to another From The Top blog post! Out of all the places in our body that can put up a fight when it comes to gaining adequate flexibility, our hip flexors can easily fall in the top 5 section of this category. Hip flexors, though often overlooked compared to… Continue reading How To Get More Flexible Hips

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Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH Pump Canvas Ballet Shoe Review

Welcome back to From The Top, everyone! Today we are talking dance products, which naturally means we are back for another edition of “Love It or Leave It”! A quick synopsis on today’s blog post for any of our new From The Top Family members, “Love It or Leave It’ is our dance product review… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: BLOCH Pump Canvas Ballet Shoe Review