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Pointe Shoe Hacks With Laura Chachich (Los Angeles Ballet)

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Pointe Shoe Hacks With Laura Chachich (Los Angeles Ballet)

  Los Angeles Ballet Soloist, Laura Chachich, shares a few tips on how she customizes her pointe shoes! Like many professional ballerinas, Laura wear custom Freed pointe shoes. She begins with a wineglass maker, who leaves out the nail in the back of the sole and adds extra glue to the tip of the box. Laura also adds her own customizations! She cuts off the satin on the platform, all the way to the front of the sole, then darns only the front edge of her platform.  Finally, Laura prefers to wear paper towels instead of toe pads, as it...

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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 Hacks: Amy Potter

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Pointe Shoe Hacks: Amy Potter

Ever wonder how principals deal with bothersome blisters? Oklahoma City Ballet Principal, Amy Potter, shows us her personal tips and tricks.

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