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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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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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Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

Hello dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Today we are super excited to share a new follow along lesson plan with you all. Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome volume 1 of our “Across The Floor Jazz Routine”! Similar to our “Follow Along Ballet Barre”, this lesson plan is designed for teachers and students… Continue reading Across The Floor Jazz Routine: Beginner Lesson Plan

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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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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