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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Michelle Khare Ballet (yikes!)

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Michelle Khare Ballet (yikes!)

This week Josephine reacts to Michelle Khare's video "I trained like a ballerina for 6 weeks"! First thing, Michelle put on a very poorly fitted pair of pointe shoes....  Though you should never go on pointe after only training for 6 weeks, we were glad to see that Michelle had hold of the barre while going all the way up in her shoes. Michelle also described this as "the most painful experience of her life." (Don't ever give birth Michelle LOL). While pointe work will come with a certain amount of discomfort, it should never be excruciatingly painful! When fitted correctly,...

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The Wand Chooses the Wizard

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Put your nerd caps on... Remember when Harry Potter went to pick his very first wand? Getting your first pair of pointe shoes is kinda like that. Every foot is unique. You need a different shoe depending on your strength, flexibility, shape and size. That is why it is important to find a professional fitter who has the knowledge and the selection to accommodate every foot. Finding the perfect fit may be a long process, but once you find "the one," it can be quite magical (I know, nerdiest joke ever). Au revoir xoxo Josephine  

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