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How Can Your Pointe Shoes Improve Your Dancing?

Josephine Lee

How Can Your Pointe Shoes Improve Your Dancing?

Pointe shoes can play a huge factor in how you dance and how you improve. Traditionally, they have been fitted solely by your foot shape and size. But a correctly fitted pointe shoe at the right time can help you improve your dancing and keep you safe. 

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Pointe Shoe Fitting to Get Over En Pointe

Josephine Lee

Pointe Shoe Fitting to Get Over En Pointe

Hello dancers, Injuries can be very frustrating and it can pull you off your pointe shoes. There are several different ways to deal with ballet injuries. For this particular dancer, we opted for more support.  Watch the video to see the full fitting! At your service, Josephine

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Q&A Friday

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Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Welcome back to Q&A Friday! Today our Ambassador is 25-year-old Katie Pilone. Attending Butler University was only the beginning for this dedicated dancer. Read more about how her rigorous training led to success.   Where do you currently train? I received my dance training at the Otto M. Budig Academy of Cincinnati Ballet. I continued my training at Butler University’s ballet program. I also received training at summer intensives like American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, BalletMet, and Kansas City Ballet. I’ve spent the last two years with the Oklahoma City Ballet Studio Company. I am excited to...

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Q&A Friday

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Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Welcome back to Q&A Friday! Today our Ambassador is 15-year-old Grace Curry. A lover of Russian Pointe, ABT, and growing at her own pace, Curry has a bright future ahead of her. Read below to see what she has to share.   Where do you train? I train at A&A Ballet in Chicago, Illinois. What pointe shoe do you wear and why? I wear Russian Pointe Bravas. I love wearing Russian Pointes because I feel like they  give me a lot of support and stability while I’m dancing. I also like how they feel on my feet. ...

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Q&A Friday

Josephine Lee ambassador ballet pointe pointe shoes Q&A thepointeshop

Q&A Friday

by: Sophia Ortega Happy Q&A Friday! Our first Ambassador in this new series is Holley Johnson. Besides ballet, 18-year-old Johnson is passionate about pursuing her college degree and engaging in issues surrounding social justice. Read below to find out more about this talented ballerina.   Where are you from? I am from Whidbey Island. It is a little island outside of Seattle, Washington. What pointe shoe do you wear and why? I wear Russian Pointe Rubins because I feel very supported. Also, the tip of Rubins are nice and flat which helps me with turns and balance. Who is your...

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