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Beginner Pointe Tips: How To Build Up Your Tolerance En Pointe

Hey From The Top Family and Happy International Dance Day! Whether you’ve spent the day at the studio or in the comfort of your own home, we hope you got up and got dancing today! With that being said, we would love to be your dance day entertainment with a brand new IGTV episode! Today… Continue reading Beginner Pointe Tips: How To Build Up Your Tolerance En Pointe

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Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 6: Baby Ballet Edition

Hey there dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are here with the highly awaited sixth installment to our “Follow Along Ballet Warm-Up” series! Much like our stretch calendars, our ballet barre warm-ups are resources that can be used both for class outlines for dance teachers and at home practice for students.… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 6: Baby Ballet Edition

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A Dancer’s Guide To: Stronger Knees

Hello my lovelies and welcome to another From The Top blog post! Today we are focusing on strengthening our bodies and self betterment. As you all know, here at From The Top, we like to cover all areas of improving our bodily health in our dance journey to help secure a long and advantageous career.… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide To: Stronger Knees

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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