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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Leap!

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Leap!

This week, we're finally fulfilling a fan-favorite - the animated ballet movie, Leap!  In this video, Josephine watched and reacted to the final dance battle scene of this fun and heart touching kids' movie. Ballet doesn't tend to have 'dance battles' like other dance styles do, but if they do, we sure hope they are as thrilling as this movie! Have you watched Leap? Do you like it? Let us know if in the comments! 

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Tik Tok (PART 9)

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Tik Tok (PART 9)

You've been asking. We're listening. Here it is.... Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to TIK TOK PART 9! This week, Josephine gets another dose of the internet's finest pointe shoe content. And a special surprise appearance from Gg - our San Diego fitter! You know you gotta watch it to see what's up. Let us know if you want a Part 10!

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Claudia Dean!

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Claudia Dean!

 Claudia Dean & Wish pointe shoes?! One of our favorites with one of our...least favorites (lol). In this week's video, Josephine witnesses Claudia & her friend Ailysh as they unbox and try of 4 PAIRS of Wish pointe shoes! You may already know that Josephine has had her experience with Wish pointe shoes, so she was interested to see Claudia's take.   How do you think it went? You'll have to watch to find out!

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Judging Your Ballet Variation (feat. Kathryn Morgan)

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Judging Your Ballet Variation (feat. Kathryn Morgan)

  As a special bonus video, Josephine Lee and Kathryn Morgan judge ballet variations! Think Olympics commentary, but make it ballet. While participants of the Youth American Grand Prix rehearsed the variations they were going to compete, Kathryn offered great dancing insight, while Josephine commented on pointe shoes. They were blown away by the talent and poise in the studio - especially after 2 years of dancing online! This video featured 3 of the 6 dancers Kathryn & Josephine watched, so be sure to head over to Kathryn's channel to watch the other 3!  Lastly, special thanks to YAGP for bringing...

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How Pointe Shoes INJURED this Dancer

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How Pointe Shoes INJURED this Dancer

What do you prioritize in a pointe shoe? In this week's video, Josephine shares her fitting experience with a dancer in Reno, NV. (Did you know that ThePointeShop travels? Email us at info@thepointeshop.com to book a studio fitting!) It's not uncommon for some ballet companies to put all their dancers in the same brand. However, this dancer is from a studio that puts all of their dancers in the same model of shoe. Josephine discusses why this is limiting as a pointe shoe fitter.  She also explains how this can be harmful for dancers - even to the pointe of...

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