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Getting Pointe Shoes

Congratulations to Paradi and Blake on getting their first pair of pointe shoes!  If you see them around the studio give them a big hug and wish them well. Getting Fit for Pointe ShoesNew Pointe Shoes “When can I get pointe shoes?” It’s a question every ballet dancer starts to ask and is something that deserves a good amount of attention.  Because of the way pointe shoes function, they concentrate a dancer’s full weight onto just one tiny square inch creating a very large amount of pressure on that one spot.  To do this safely two things must come together.  (more…)

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