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Pointe Shoe ASMR

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Pointe Shoe ASMR

Taking a little break from our regular pointe shoe fitting content to bring you some ever-so-satisfying pointe shoe ASMR! Josephine snaps, cracks, and clips a pair of pointe shoes for your viewing and listening pleasure. She also shares some tips on different ways to customize your pointe shoes, such as cutting a 3/4 shank and shortening the vamp for more roll through! Headphones recommended, for maximum satisfaction. Enjoy! **only one pointe shoe was harmed in the making of this video.

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Pointe Shoe Fitting a Male Ballerina

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Pointe Shoe Fitting a Male Ballerina

"I hate double tours."

We have never seen feet like these before.

Roberto Vega picked up a pair of pointe shoes after 1 year of ballet. And although we wouldn't normally recommend this to the average dancer, Roberto isn't. He has toured and traveled for Los Trockaderos de Monte Carlo, the famous drag-ballet company that features men en pointe in renditions of the most famous ballets.

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Pointe Shoe Fitting for Narrow Feet

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Pointe Shoe Fitting for Narrow Feet

Do you have narrow feet? Watch this week's pointe shoe fitting video on narrow feet. Josephine Lee is fitting at Legacy Ballet Academy in Phoenix, Arizona this week.

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Pointe Shoe Myths

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Pointe Shoe Myths

Pointe shoes are still a mystery to most. As a professional pointe shoe fitter, I found there are a lot of myths that float around in the dance world. Here are 5 of the most common pointe shoe myths: Stronger feet need harder shoes: The strength of the shoe is not always determined by the strength of the feet. If that were true, professionals wouldn’t wear super soft shoes, yet a lot of them do. The hardness of the shank can be determined by many different reasons: flexibility, stability, skill level, strength and longevity. It all depends on the individual...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Pointe Shoe Fitting

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Pointe Shoe Fitting

You should get professionally fitted for every pair for your first few years en pointe. (You can find what to do before a pointe shoe fitting in this article) This is the time when you need to figure out what works and what doesn’t. Even after you find your “perfect pair,” you should still get fitted fairly regularly. Even professional ballerinas have to get refitted every 6 months or so because their feet change. So, here are 5 reasons why you should get a professional pointe shoe fitting: You avoid injuries: This is the biggie. Ill-fitting shoes can lead to...

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