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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Amazon Pointe Shoe Reviews

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Amazon Pointe Shoe Reviews

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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Pointe Shoe Fitting a Transgender Dancer (ft. Lennon Torres)

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Pointe Shoe Fitting a Transgender Dancer (ft. Lennon Torres)

"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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Answering The Most Googled Pointe Shoe Questions (google auto complete pt. 2)

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Answering The Most Googled Pointe Shoe Questions (google auto complete pt. 2)

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...

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Dance Moms

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Dance Moms

Josephine reacts to the Dance Moms Joffrey Ballet School audtion! If you have heard anything about dance or reality TV, you have probably heard of the TV show Dance Moms. While there have been many outrageous scenes and episodes that have aired of that show, today Josephine had the pleasure of watching the episode where the girls on the show go to a ballet audition. Although no one could deny that these young dancers are talented, both Josephine and the audition judges were shocked to see acro, gymnastics, and competiton-esque tricks in, what seemed to be, a ballet audition.  Watch...

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Fitting Miss Auti for Pointe Shoes

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Fitting Miss Auti for Pointe Shoes

Josephine fits youtuber, Miss Auti! This week Josephine hung out with Auti Kamal from the Youtube channel, Dance with Miss Auti! Aside from giggling and just having a good time, Josephine helped Auti find a new pair of pointe shoes. Josephine has fit Auti before, but this time around was a little bit different, because Auti had not been training on pointe for a quite a while. The needs of a dancer when they're coming back to pointe are often different than when a dancer has been training consistently. Since Auti was dealing with a little bit of sinking, they...

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