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Love It or Leave It?: Capezio FootUndeez Full Review

Hello dancers and welcome to another installment of “Love It or Leave It”! Today we are discussing the beloved Capezio Barely There FootUndeez. The FootUndeez is a dance shoe alternative that covers the ball of your foot (hence the barely there reference), made of Nylon and Lycra Spandex, all topped off with two foot pads… Continue reading Love It or Leave It?: Capezio FootUndeez Full Review

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Recital Day Survival Guide

Well here we are, mid-May and recital season has kicked into high gear! Last minute countdowns are on and curtains everywhere are beginning to rise, eager to showcase the talent and skill that has been gained throughout yet another productive dance season. Yearly dance recitals are a dancers’ right of passage that holds a bit… Continue reading Recital Day Survival Guide

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Mastering The Art Of The Quick Change

Goooood Friday Afternoon, dancers and welcome to a new blog post! As you all know, recital season is basically here and after a solid year without it, what an amazing feeling it is to get back on stage again! As always, recitals come with A LOT of details. You have multiple dance pieces to learn,… Continue reading Mastering The Art Of The Quick Change

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Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary

Hello From The Top Family and welcome to the last installment of our 2020 Music Favorites! Today we will be concluding this very fun mini series with one of our personal favorite genres: Contemporary! This is a genre of dance that I truly believe will never have a shortage in music. As long as there… Continue reading Our 2020 Music Favorites For Contemporary

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How To Achieve The Perfect Needle

Stretch To Help You Get Your Needle Stretch What’s going on FTT Family! Today we are going to get our stretch on! We’ll be talking about effective stretches to help you achieve the beautiful needle stunt! Used in dance pictures for years and also providing a fantastic stretch, the needle is kind of a two… Continue reading How To Achieve The Perfect Needle

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From The Top’s Holiday Break Stretch Circuit

Happy Blogmas Day 8, everyone! Today we are sharing another Stretch Routine with you all, much like our monthly calendars. However, it's not exactly what you may expect. Introducing our "Holiday Break Stretch Circuit", the perfect routine for your time off, when you want to stretch, but not really. This short routine features a cardio… Continue reading From The Top’s Holiday Break Stretch Circuit

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Gathering Real & Raw Emotion In Choreography

Hey there, FTT family! In today’s blog post we are going to be talking about how to gather real and raw emotion in choreography. This post can really be applied to styles such as contemporary, modern, lyrical, liturgical and even ballet to name a few. In genres such as the fore-mentioned, gathering emotion in a… Continue reading Gathering Real & Raw Emotion In Choreography