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Prevent Ballet Injuries In Ballet Toe Shoes

Sprained Ankles and Inflamed Achilles Tendons A dancer I spoke to recently complained of stiffness in the Achilles tendon, after a full recovery from a sprained ankle. She wanted to stretch out the Achilles tendon. My take on this is that the Achilles tendon may or may not have been torn when the ankle was […]

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Ballet Toe Shoes-An Extra Tip For Fitting Pointe Shoes

Exactly The Right Fit – How Close Can You Get? Here’s a list of the usual items you need to to know ahead of time when you go to fit pointe shoes: your own foot type is one foot bigger than the other? (wider or longer) do you need a strong or light shank do […]

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“Breaking Pointe” – That Would Be Ballet Toe Shoes?

Ballet toe shoes on reality tv? The CW? I just read this at http://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/catalina-breaking-pointe-cw-tv-series-22649/! Quote from this report: “BREAKING POINTE goes behind the stage curtain for an intense, unfiltered look at one of the most competitive ballet companies in the country, Ballet West, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beneath the beauty and glamour of the […]

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Ballet Toe Shoes – How Ballet Barre Exercises Prepare You For Pointe

Ballet toe shoes – how is pointe work prepared for by your ballet barre exercises? There are many opportunities in your ballet classes to build strength for dancing in pointe shoes. Every barre exercise is perfectly designed to train your muscles to eventually perform the exquisite traditional choreography of Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, and […]

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The Best Ballet Shoes – And Ballet Toe Shoes

The Best Ballet Shoes How do you buy the best ballet shoes – in your case, the best ballet toe shoes? Usually you need the typical pink satin pointe shoes, but what if you need red ballet pointe shoes or black satin ballet toe shoes? I promise to talk about those in another article, for […]

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