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Third Annual Dance Q & A

Hello dancers and welcome back to another From The Top question and answer segment! As you all know, we host a dance Q & A about twice every year, where we answer questions sent in by you, our From The Top Family! One of the most amazing things about these Q & A’s is that… Continue reading Third Annual Dance Q & A

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Doing Away With Comparison

Happy Friday, FTT Family! Today we will discuss how to dismantle a topic that I believe we have all faced at some point or another in our dance journey, and that is the issue of comparison. While comparison is usually depicted as the idea of judging yourself against the quota of another dancer’s skillset, success… Continue reading Doing Away With Comparison

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Icons: African American Trailblazers In The Dance Industry

Hello From The Top Family and happy Black History Month! Today in honor of this month of celebration of black history and black culture, we wanted to take a moment and shine a light on just some of the African American trailblazers in the dance industry. Throughout the centuries, black people have changed the game… Continue reading Icons: African American Trailblazers In The Dance Industry

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Making The Transition From Student To Teacher

Hello my lovelies and welcome back to From The Top! The first month of a new year is coming to a close and we have seen quite a few new changes be put into place. In the evolution of time, we are aware that many of our From The Top Family may be moving forward… Continue reading Making The Transition From Student To Teacher

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I Took An Acro Class and I Was Terrible (but here’s what I learned from it)

It’s a lovely day for a story time, dontcha think?! In today’s blog post we’ll be talking about that one time I took an acro class and I was, well, pretty dang bad! That’s right, on one particular day I found out that I was not an acrobatic natural, who can seamlessly twist and turn… Continue reading I Took An Acro Class and I Was Terrible (but here’s what I learned from it)

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Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 4

Happy Friday, Dancers and welcome to the first From The Top blog post of 2021! Today we are starting the year on a high note with volume 4 of our Follow Along Barre Warm-Up! As we head back to our regular class schedules, both as students and as teachers, we thought what better time to… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre Vol. 4

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The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

Hello there, loves and thanks for stopping by for today’s blog post! In this installment, we will be going down memory lane and counting down our top 5 “Dance Spotlights” of 2020. For those who may not know, every single Monday we highlight talented dancers of all genres, ages and backgrounds with our “Dance Spotlight… Continue reading The Final Countdown: Our Top 5 Dance Spotlights Of 2020

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Holiday Treats Inspired By The Land Of Sweets

Hello and happy Nutcracker season to all! I know that this year’s Nutcracker season is looking rather different, but the one thing that remains is the excitement! So this year, to celebrate this highly anticipated time within the dance world, we decided to share an idea that will work perfectly with both Nutcracker season and… Continue reading Holiday Treats Inspired By The Land Of Sweets

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Teaching Resources

Being a dance teacher is an amazing, and busy, occupation. Allow us at From The Top Dance Blog to supply you with awesome recourses to help make your job a little easier, and a lot of fun! Check out the links down below for all of our "Teacher Tips" blog posts, Ballet Barre Routines, curated… Continue reading Teaching Resources

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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Hip Hop

It’s officially September and time is beginning to wind down for year 2020. As promised in our 2020 songs for Jazz blog post, we are back again with another “Best of 2020” list for another genre of dance: Hip Hop! I must say, this list has been very fun to curate because we have seen… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Hip Hop