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How To Create A Great Class Combo

Class combos, one of our favorite elements of every class! It’s always so much fun to spread out across the dance floor and learn choreography that challenges us, all while having a great time while doing it. However, when you’re the teacher of the class, the creation of that combo relies on you and that… Continue reading How To Create A Great Class Combo

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Dance Styles That You Should Try (If You Haven’t Already)

Hey there dancers and welcome to another Friday here at From The Top! Today we are talking about dance genres! As I’m sure you’ve heard us say here before, dabbling in different dance genres than what you may be used to is so greatly advantageous! For starters, it gives you more experience, broadens your horizons… Continue reading Dance Styles That You Should Try (If You Haven’t Already)

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Dear 2021: A Letter Of Celebration To Our From The Top Family

Well, here we are again. At the end of another year. In today’s blog post, we will not be discussing technique, hacks or career how-tos. Instead, today we are simply here to say “Thank you”. After coming off of a year that was like no other, the dance world worked to get back on its… Continue reading Dear 2021: A Letter Of Celebration To Our From The Top Family

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IGTV: Our 2021 Choreography Favorites Pt.2

Hello From The Top Family! Today we are back to share another installment in our IGTV Series! In September of this year, we counted down some of our choreography favorites of 2021 thus far, with the promise that we would come back at the end of the year and finish off the list with a… Continue reading IGTV: Our 2021 Choreography Favorites Pt.2

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Dance Bag Essentials For The Winter

Happy Friday dancers and welcome back to From The Top! December is officially here and winter isn’t trailing too far behind. However, though Christmas may be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of winter, what also comes along with it can be cold weather, cold and flu season and tight muscles (eek!).… Continue reading Dance Bag Essentials For The Winter

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IGTV: Dance Myths Busted w/ Lexi Jenkins

Hello From The Top Family! We are so excited to share with you episode 2 of season 2 of our IGTV show! Today we are talking dance myths and we are busting them. From being a late starter to how dancers take care of themselves, come along with us as we debunk some of the… Continue reading IGTV: Dance Myths Busted w/ Lexi Jenkins

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Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hey there, dancers and welcome back to another From The Top 2021 music countdown! Today we’re taking a look at some of our music favorites for contemporary classes! That’s right, in this post you will find just a few of the songs that we just couldn’t stop playing in our contemporary class, as well as… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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Tips For Co-Teaching

Hello everyone and welcome back to From The Top! Today we will be discussing some tips on how to go about co-teaching effectively and successfully! A fellow dance teacher of mine asked for my personal advice on co-teaching dance classes with another teacher and in the midst of diving into this question, I realize what… Continue reading Tips For Co-Teaching

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Dance and Yoga: How The Two Benefit Each Other

Happy Friday, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are going to be discussing one of my favorite subjects and that is yoga! As you all may or may not know, I am a huge yogi and have been practicing yoga for years now. And though yoga has benefited me in many… Continue reading Dance and Yoga: How The Two Benefit Each Other

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Ways To Decompress After Performance Season

Welcome back, dancers and thanks so much for joining us today! As we end off this year’s recital series, we wanted to take the time to speak not only on preparation, but recovery. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it is so important to have the conversation of just how mentally tiring being a… Continue reading Ways To Decompress After Performance Season