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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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2019 Gift Guide For Dancers

Happy Holidays, dancers and welcome to BLOGMAS DAY 1! We are super excited to host our very first 12 Days Of Vlogmas with twelve days straight of dance related holiday content from now until Christmas. To kick off this challenge, we want to share with you one of our favorite From The Top traditions, our… Continue reading 2019 Gift Guide For Dancers

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Bloch “Elastosplit X” Ballet Shoe

Hello, dancers and welcome to another segment of “Love It or Leave It”! It’s been a minute since we’ve done one of these and let me tell you, it feels SO good to be back on the saddle, doing another review for you guys! In today’s segment, we’re going to be reviewing Bloch’s “Elastaosplit X”… Continue reading Bloch “Elastosplit X” Ballet Shoe

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Taking A Break

 Hey there, dancers and welcome to another From the Top blog post! Today we are ending this year’s “Back 2 Dance” blog series by talking about a subject that isn’t very widely discussed which is, taking some time off. We’re going to be touching on what may cause the need to take some time off,… Continue reading Taking A Break

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How To Get On Top Of Your Pointe Shoe Box, Without Sickling Or Knuckling

Welcome back to From the Top, everyone! Today we’re back with another pointe tip! In this post we’ll be talking about how to fully, properly and safely get on top of your pointe shoe box. Getting up onto your pointe shoe box properly is actually a very common issue amongst dancers, specifically to those just… Continue reading How To Get On Top Of Your Pointe Shoe Box, Without Sickling Or Knuckling

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Follow Along Barre Warm-Up Vol. 1

Hey there, dancers! Today, we here at From the Top are so excited to release our very first follow along barre warm-up routine! This routine has all of the elements of a basic ballet barre warm-up with exercises such as plies, tendus, degages, developpes, petit battements and grand battements, all of which can be done… Continue reading Follow Along Barre Warm-Up Vol. 1

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Our Top 10 Dance Video Favorites

Hey there, dancers and welcome to another From the Top blog post! Today we are doing something super fun! We are sharing with you our top 10 favorite dance videos from some of our favorite choreographers! That’s right, we’ll be ranking some of our absolute favorites that we have been utterly OBSESSED with for the… Continue reading Our Top 10 Dance Video Favorites

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What To Pack For Dance Conventions and Intensives

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again! It’s officially convention and intensive season aka the Christmas of dance! Dancers all over the world wait for this time of year as it brings about so many new experiences and aids so much in a dancers’ career. From gaining new knowledge to company training scholarships, conventions… Continue reading What To Pack For Dance Conventions and Intensives

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Teacher Tips: Teaching Master Classes

School is out, summer is on its way and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for conventions, intensives and master classes galore! This is the time of year where dance students from all over begin to pack their bags to embark on days and even months of classes that will increase their skill… Continue reading Teacher Tips: Teaching Master Classes

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Core Strengthening Exercises For Dancers

Today’s post is rather exciting because today, we are WORKING OUT! That’s right, today we’re going to be focusing on exercises that will strengthen and tighten our abdominal muscles to give us a nice, strong core! Your abs or your core as it is often times called, is an extremely important part of the body… Continue reading Core Strengthening Exercises For Dancers