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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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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 Fitting Demo at The Music Center

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I love Los Angeles <3 The Pointe Shop was invited to do a pointe shoe demonstration before The Australian Ballet's Swan Lake... Enjoy!

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The Pointe Shop Promo Video

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Wanna know exactly what we do? Check out our video from a fitting in San Diego!

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"Ballet Buns"

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I know. You hate it when non-dancers throw up a messy updo and call it a "ballet bun." But I have to say, there are some super adorable ballet inspired hair-dos...You know. The kind that would definitely get you kicked out of ballet class. Like this one on Candace Swanepoel for instance. Tease-y, poof-y, messy...  That bow.  Huge sock buns. .   And apparently it's a wedding trend?   Hey, at the end of the day, nothing wrong with a little ballet-inspo for your hair, right? You may still not want to call it a "ballet bun," but let's just agree that...

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