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What’s In My Dance Bag: 2022 Update

Hey there, dancers! Today we wanted to share with our a community the newest addition to our IGTV series! In From The Top tradition, I like to take a fun moment and share with you all what’s in my dance bag, the teaching and class essentials that I keep on hand, as well as any… Continue reading What’s In My Dance Bag: 2022 Update

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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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Ask A Dance Mom

Hello FTT Family and thanks for joining us for another blog post! We are super excited for today’s entry because we are talking DANCE MOMS! No, not the show (although we love that too!) We’re talking our dance moms! An influential role in every dancer’s life, a dance mom is the glue that can really… Continue reading Ask A Dance Mom

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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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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 Hip-Hop

What’s going on everyone and welcome back to another From The Top music countdown! In conclusion to this year’s list of music favorites, we’ll be talking about some of our favorite hip-hop and rap hits that we think will make the perfect additions to your next hip hop class! From “Planet Her” to “Certified Lover… Continue reading Our 2021 Music Favorites For Hip-Hop

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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