Get to the Pointe — pointe shoe ribbons
Pointe Shoe Fitting the Founder of YAGP, Larissa Saveliev
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If you're into ballet at all, you probably know about YAGP - Youth American Grand Prix - even if you don't know you know about YAGP. Youth American Grand Prix is the world's largest non-profit international student ballet competition. YAGP holds regional competitions around the world, open to dancers 9-19, giving dancers-in-training stage time, master classes, and most importantly: opportunities to be seen by some of the most prominent figures in ballet. You might recognize YAGP from the 2011 documentary, First Position. This film featured YAGP as the vehicle for many hopeful dancers to win scholarships to major ballet companies around...
Pointe Shoe Sewing Tutorial
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To kick off the new year, Josephine shows how to sew the ribbons and elastics on your pointe shoes! This is a long, overdue video but hope it can help any dancers who just earned their ballet boots. There are many ways to sew pointe shoes, but Josephine shares the very common whip stitch method with a single loop elastic & stretch ribbon. This video also includes some answers to some frequently asked questions about that super special, first pair of pointe shoes. Getting your first pair of pointe shoes is a special milestone. Be sure to get properly fitted...