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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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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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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts To Olivia Rodrigo's "Brutal" Music Video

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts To Olivia Rodrigo's "Brutal" Music Video

Josephine reacts to Olivia Rodrigo! In the world of dance there is often two universes people think about: concert dance and commercial dance. Traditionally, ballet is only seen in concert dance, on stage and occasionally in curated films. With that said, ballet has more recently snuck into the other side of the dance universe, with music videos and other commercial projects. One of the music industry's most recent breakout artists, Olivia Rodrigo, is one among many artists who have chosen to use classical ballet in their music videos! Although there is some really lovely ballet moments, there are, of course, also...

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