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How Do you Fit Pointe Shoes?

Having pointe shoes that fit well can make all the difference in you loving or hating pointe work, so it is important to get it right from the beginning. Ill fitting shoes can result in not only pain and discomfort while dancing, but also black toenails, blisters and stress fractures in the toes. read more

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What Pointe Shoes are the Best for My Feet?

Many dancers, and their teachers, often ask “What are the best pointe shoes to use?” This is a question with no set answer, as every foot and dancer will suit a different shoe, and many will choose a different shoe for different ballets. read more

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How Do You Tell When a Girl is Ready for Pointe?

This is one of the most often asked questions in ballet, yet one to which there has not really been one definitive answer; “How do I know when I (or one of my students) am ready for pointe work?” Young girls dream of their first pair of pointe shoes for years before they will be allowed to get into them, and, until now, it has basically been up to the teacher to decide when each student makes the transition. read more

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