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)
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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Today we further scarred Josephine with video review from Amazon pointe shoes.... From incorrect pointe shoe terminology and spelling, to poor technique, these reviews just sound like pure nonsense to anyone who knows anything about ballet.... But nonetheless, we put Josephine through this traumatic experience for your viewing pleasure, so enjoy her full reaction in the video! p.s. pleeeeeeeease get professionally fitted for your pointe shoes and definitely do not buy them off of Amazon or Wish :-)
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"I think living my truth is more important than the fear of not having a dance career" - Lennon Torres This week Josephine fit Lennon Torres, a transgender dancer, for her first pair of pointe shoes! For a first pair, Josephine likes to look for a shoe that will be very stable, while still giving the dancer something soft enough to roll through and build strength with. A couple of things that Josephine noticed with Lennon's feet were that she has a tendency to sickle, she has a nail bed that would likely be sensitive, and that she would likely...
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1. What are pointe shoes made of? A lot of people think pointe shoes are made of wood, but actually they're made of different fabrics and fibers, held together with glue, kind of like paper mache! There are also some newer shoes on the market which are made out of synthetic materials, such as polymer. 2. What pointe shoes last the longest? Shoe that are traditionally made will not last as long as those made with synthetic materials. Shoes such as Gaynor Minden and SoDanca Elektra typically last longer than other shoes. 3. What pointe shoes are made for wide...