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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Leap!

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Leap!

This week, we're finally fulfilling a fan-favorite - the animated ballet movie, Leap!  In this video, Josephine watched and reacted to the final dance battle scene of this fun and heart touching kids' movie. Ballet doesn't tend to have 'dance battles' like other dance styles do, but if they do, we sure hope they are as thrilling as this movie! Have you watched Leap? Do you like it? Let us know if in the comments! 

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Claudia Dean!

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Claudia Dean!

 Claudia Dean & Wish pointe shoes?! One of our favorites with one of our...least favorites (lol). In this week's video, Josephine witnesses Claudia & her friend Ailysh as they unbox and try of 4 PAIRS of Wish pointe shoes! You may already know that Josephine has had her experience with Wish pointe shoes, so she was interested to see Claudia's take.   How do you think it went? You'll have to watch to find out!

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Pointe Shoe Fitting Kathryn Morgan!

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Pointe Shoe Fitting Kathryn Morgan!

It finally happened: Josephine Lee fits Kathryn Morgan for pointe shoes. After 22 years, Kathryn Morgan has finally found a pointe shoe that fits her! Between multiple sprains on her right ankle, hyperextended knees, a disappearing heel, and trying tons of different types of pointe shoes  - Kathryn has finally found the perfect fit. Josephine began with a bare foot analysis and took a look at Kathryn's current pointe shoe. After hearing Kathryn's concerns and struggles, Josephine selected 1 out of the 3 pairs she had pulled for Kathryn - and it fit!  "That's the misconception a lot of people...

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Busting Pointe Shoe Myths

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Busting Pointe Shoe Myths

Come one, come all - let us dispel the many mysterious myths around, you guessed it, pointe shoes! Over the years, we think we've done a pretty good job at bringing more pointe shoe education to the public. However, there are still some lingering thoughts around pointe shoes that still float around the internet and people's minds in general. In this video, Josephine goes over 5 common pointe shoe myths & explains why they are not true. The myths include: 1 - Pointe shoes are made out of wood.2 - Strong feet require strong/hard pointe shoes.3 - Pointe shoes will ruin...

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Chinese Circus

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Chinese Circus

  This week, Josephine reacts to a video of the Great Chinese State Circus from 2008. Although the quality of the video is old, the talent is timeless.  The performance starts off pretty normal, with an excerpt from Swan Lake. The corps de ballet - or corps de circus in this case - is beautiful, with some pretty awesome feathered tutus.  And then the acrobatics begin.  All we can say is that we're impressed. Josephine is VERY impressed. You'll have to watch the video to see why ;)   

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