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A First Timers Guide To Taking Private Dance Classes

Hello From The Top Family and welcome back to a brand new blog post! If you were with us here last week, then you know that we discussed how to teach private classes as a part of our “Teacher Tips” segment. And as promised, today we are here to discuss private dance classes from another… Continue reading A First Timers Guide To Taking Private Dance Classes

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Teacher Tips: Teaching Private Classes

Welcome, welcome, welcome back to From The Top, my lovelies! Today we are back with another “Teacher Tips” post for all of the wonderful dance teachers out there and this time we will be discussing a few tips for teaching private dance classes! Private classes are some of my favorite classes to teach (with master… Continue reading Teacher Tips: Teaching Private Classes

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Love It or Leave It?: Capezio Pirouette II Canvas Shoes Review

Hello and happy Friday, From The Top Family! Today is another installment to a crowd favorite; our dance product review segment “Love It or Leave It?” For those of you who are new here, “Love It or Leave It” is a blog post segment dedicated to sharing our own personal experiences with different dance products.… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: Capezio Pirouette II Canvas Shoes Review

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Showing Yourself Love

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today’s blog post is all about 5 healthy habits that we personally believe that every dancer should put into practice. Taking care of our bodies is such a huge theme here at From The Top as we know that our bodies are our biggest instrument… Continue reading Showing Yourself Love

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Effective Exercises For Strong Hip Flexors

Out of the entire anatomy of the lower body, one of the most important muscle areas, but also one of the most forgotten, is our hip flexors. Hip flexors play a huge part in dance and having strong hip flexors gives us access to higher kicks, better leaps, excellent developpes, and the list goes on!… Continue reading Effective Exercises For Strong Hip Flexors

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The Dancer’s Care Kit

Did you know that dance was just ranked the most physically demanding job in the United States? That’s right! Data from the Occupational Information Network was carefully analyzed a couple of weeks ago and dance came out on top! And while the rest of the world may be a bit surprised, the dance world has… Continue reading The Dancer’s Care Kit

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Gathering Real & Raw Emotion In Choreography

Hey there, FTT family! In today’s blog post we are going to be talking about how to gather real and raw emotion in choreography. This post can really be applied to styles such as contemporary, modern, lyrical, liturgical and even ballet to name a few. In genres such as the fore-mentioned, gathering emotion in a… Continue reading Gathering Real & Raw Emotion In Choreography

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Getting Rid Of Stubborn Calluses

Heeeellllllooo there, From The Top Family! It’s the end of another week which means it’s time for another blog post and today, we’re talking about feet ...AGAIN! In today’s post we’re sharing with you all a step-by-step instructional on how to get rid of stubborn calluses. Being a dancer means that you sign yourself up… Continue reading Getting Rid Of Stubborn Calluses

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How To Get On Top Of Your Pointe Shoe Box, Without Sickling Or Knuckling

Welcome back to From the Top, everyone! Today we’re back with another pointe tip! In this post we’ll be talking about how to fully, properly and safely get on top of your pointe shoe box. Getting up onto your pointe shoe box properly is actually a very common issue amongst dancers, specifically to those just… Continue reading How To Get On Top Of Your Pointe Shoe Box, Without Sickling Or Knuckling

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On-The-Go Meals & Snacks For Dancers

Being a dancer is a busy lifestyle to lead to say the absolute least. With all of the rehearsals, shows, casting calls and booked gigs, it can really become a hassle. And in the midst of all that hustle and bustle, we may have the tendency to forget to do one, not so small thing… Continue reading On-The-Go Meals & Snacks For Dancers