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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Rybka Twins' New Pointe Shoes

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Rybka Twins' New Pointe Shoes

After a hurricane and 12 hour train ride, we made it to made it to New York successfully! And to celebrate, Josephine watched the latest Rybka Twins video! They took us to their fitting as they got new shoes, and attempted the famous 32 fouetté challenge from the Black Swan variation of Swan Lake. Did Josephine like the new shoes? How did the twins do? Did the 12-hour train ride affect our sanity? You'll have to watch to find out!

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Pointe Shoe Fitting a YAGP Finals Winner

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Pointe Shoe Fitting a YAGP Finals Winner

We went back in time to the 2022 YAGP Finals in Tampa, Florida! In this video, Josephine got to meet and for the Junior Division's 2nd place winner, Yerin Ok. Yerin is from the Korean Division of Youth Grand Prix, YGP. While chatting with this gorgeous dancer, Josephine got to see her rehearsal and performance shoes. They're actually the same brand, size, and shank - just a slight difference between models.  For rehearsal, Yerin wears the Maya. For performance, she wears the Maya Pro. The shoes are basically the same, but her softer and quieter performance shoe is broken in...

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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 Alex Hall (Ex ballerina trying ballet after 1 year)

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Pointe Shoe Fitter Reacts to Alex Hall (Ex ballerina trying ballet after 1 year)

Josephine reacts to Alex Hall! For those who are not familiar, Alex Hall is a YouTuber who used to be a professional ballerina! This week Josephine reacted to Alex's video of her returning pointe work after 1 year off. Watch the video to see Josephine's full reacting!  

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