Get to the Pointe — ballerina

Siri VS. Pointe Shoe Fitter (asking Siri pointe shoe questions)

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Siri VS. Pointe Shoe Fitter (asking Siri pointe shoe questions)

Josephine fact checks Siri's pointe shoe knowledge!   Does Siri know about pointe shoes? This week Josephine put her to the test! Although there is a lot of misinformation on the internet, Siri is pretty up on her pointe shoe info! Watch the full video to see what Josephine has to say!  

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to The Rybka Twins! (acro on pointe??)

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to The Rybka Twins! (acro on pointe??)

This week Josephine reacts to the, highly requested, video of The Rybka Twins trying acro tricks IN POINTE SHOES! First off, PLEASE DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME. These girls are very strong and incredibly well trained in both ballet and acrobatics :) The twins begin by trying some basic acro tricks and then they slowly increase the difficulty. No matter how crazy it gets, they seem nail every single one! Watch the video to see Josephine's full reaction :)

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Pointe Shoe Fitting for Hypermobility

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Pointe Shoe Fitting for Hypermobility

Being hypermobile and double jointed are NOT the same thing! This week, Josephine fit Shea Hancock, a freshman dance major at USC Kaufman who is suuuper bendy! Shea mentioned that growing up, people thought she was just double jointed, but in reality, her hypermobility can be assessed & treated. While these hyperextended lines are often highly sought-after in the ballet world, it can be dangerous and shorten a dancer's career if not taken care of properly. When fitting people with joints like this, Josephine's number one priority is safety through proper alignment & stability. Having this much range of motion means...

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Black Swan

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Black Swan

Josephine reacts to Black Swan! Black Swan is one of the most well known ballet movies among the general population, but how accurate to the ballet world is it really? Watch the video to hear all of Josephine's thoughts and feelings about this iconic ballet movie! (and see some beautiful pointe work from Natalie Portman's dance double <3)

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Jordan Matter

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Jordan Matter

Josephine reacts to Jordan Matter! From ballerinas balancing on bottles (EN POINTE!!) in the middle of the streets of New York City, to forcing world's sweetest human being (Alex Wong <3) to talk to strangers; dance photographer, Jordan Matter, brings it all in his insane photo challenge videos! This week Josephine reacted to Jordan's video, featuring crazy dares with a couple of very talented ballet dancers! Watch the video to see all of Josephine thoughts!

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