How to De Shank Pointe Shoes?

Answer This is a constructive guide on how to de-shank pointe shoes. These de-shanked versions can be worn in place of regular ballet flat shoes and help the dancer prepare for performing en pointe since ... Read More »

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How to Tie Pointe Shoes?

Ever wondered how to tie beautiful pointe shoes? Follow these easy steps and you'll know how! Note: This is only one of tons of ways to tie your pointe shoes!

How to Darn Pointe Shoes?

Pointe ShoesDarning pointe shoes has become out of practice due to a lack of knowledge about it. However, darning the tips will help your feet look more arched, break in the shoe exactly right, and... Read More »

How to Do a Foutte on Pointe Shoes?

All of you pointe dancers! Are you having trouble with fouettes on your toes? Master the dreaded fouette!

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 »