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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

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3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

Hey there, dancers! In today’s blog post segment, I thought we would dive into a subject that is a bit more personal to me, which is 3 Things I’ve learned as a dance teacher. As you all may know, I’ve been dancing since I was a child and have been a performer for many years,… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned As A Dance Teacher

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The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

A tradition that has stood the test of time! Hey there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Audition season is here and dancers everywhere are running to and fro to castings and callbacks once again. As we go throughout this busy time of year, we want to bring back a FTT tradition and… Continue reading The Audition Series Part 1 & 2 (FTT Traditions)

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A Dancer’s Guide To Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

Happy Friday, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Fall is officially in full swing and along with the changing of the seasons, comes the infiltration of cold, allergies and flus. There is never a persay “ideal” time to get sick, however, during this time of year with preparation for productions such as “The… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide To Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

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What Does Dance Mean To You?

Hello there, dancers and welcome back to From The Top! Tomorrow is the official National Dance Day festivities of 2019 and we’re so excited to see what The American Dance Movement (formerly known as the DizzyFeet Foundation) has in store! In celebration of the new NDD celebration date, we’re kicking off this weekend with an… Continue reading What Does Dance Mean To You?