How to Break in a Pointe Shoe?

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Who invented the first ballet pointe shoe?

Marie Taglioni is believed to be the first dancer to use reinforced ballet slippers during her ballet performance in La Sylphide in 1832. Taglioni's ballet slippers had no reinforcement on the toes... Read More »

How do you keep pointe shoe ribbons tucked in?

PlacementLearn about proper ribbon placement. When your ribbons are tied and trimmed correctly, the ends will be more likely to stay tucked in.SewingSew the ends of the ribbons into the outer ribbo... Read More »

How to Break in New Pointe Shoes?

DancerWhen a ballerina breaks in her Pointe shoes, she is actually molding the pointe shoes to the shape of her feet. Once your pointe shoes are broken in correctly they should have a long life spa... Read More »

Is the Nike Dayfly a walking shoe or a running shoe?

The Nike Dayfly is not a specialized shoe. It is an exercise shoe, but it is not specific to running or or walking. The Dayfly is simply a women's sneaker, designed to be versatile for any exercise... Read More »