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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

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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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Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

Well dancers, the day that we have been anticipating since March of 2020 is finally here! As I am sure we all know, we have been in a worldwide fight against Covid-19 for months and now with the progression of time, many dance studios around the world are slowly beginning to reopen their doors for… Continue reading Moving Forward: Tips To Keep In Mind As We Head Back To The Studio

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The Importance Of Listening To Your Body

Happy Friday to all and welcome back to From The Top! We hope you all are doing well and staying safe as we begin to venture back out into normality after dealing with this very strange time. Today we will be talking about health and wellness by visiting the subject of why i t is… Continue reading The Importance Of Listening To Your Body

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Virtual Dance Convention & Intensive Survival Guide

What is up, dancers and welcome to a new From The Top blog post! Today we are talking about a time of year that is very close to our hearts, which is convention and intensive season! This is a time to expand our knowledge and strengthen our dance training beyond its normal means. However, due… Continue reading Virtual Dance Convention & Intensive Survival Guide

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Grow As You Lead: 3 Tips To Improve Your Skills As A Dance Teacher

Hello dancers and welcome back to a brand new From The Top blog post! We’re so happy that you could join us this afternoon and hope today’s entry will be of great help to you along your dance journey. Today we will be discussing three great tips that will help improve your dance teaching skills.… Continue reading Grow As You Lead: 3 Tips To Improve Your Skills As A Dance Teacher

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How To Strengthen Your Weaknesses As A Dancer

Hello there dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are going to be talking about dealing with your weaknesses as a dancer. Naturally, we always love to focus on the things that we do well. The amount of turns we can do, our bodily strength, how high our leaps may be, etc,… Continue reading How To Strengthen Your Weaknesses As A Dancer

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Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

Hey there, dancers! Funny to see us here on a Tuesday, right? As I'm sure you all may know, ballet studios all over the world are temporarily closing for the safety of students and staff during this very crazy time. However, just because we may not be able to continue our training in our favorite… Continue reading Follow Along Ballet Barre: Vol. 1 & 2 (w/ music!)

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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