Pointe Shoe Tips

Pointe Shoe Anatomy

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Pointe Shoe Care & Foot Protection

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Pointe Shoe Care & Foot Protection

Letting Your Pointe Shoes Breathe   This is very important! Most pointe shoes are made from natural materials and are designed to mould to your foot as you sweat, causing them to breakdown over time. We like to compare pointe shoes to paper mâché - if they get wet, they will be ruined and no longer properly support the feet. Your dance bag is not the place to keep your shoes in between dance classes, neither are plastic bags. Be sure to air them out separately at home after class to ensure they do not mould together and lose their...

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What to Expect at your Pointe Shoe Fitting:

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What to Expect at your Pointe Shoe Fitting:

Here at The London Dance Shoppe, we pride ourselves on our knowledge, expertise and personal experience en pointe, as all of our staff are current or former dancers. Each of our pointe shoe specialists have experienced years of being en pointe and months of in-depth training to back their knowledge on each brand and style of shoe that we carry.  In preparation. . . Please ensure that your toe nails are neatly trimmed prior to your fitting. If you have any blisters or sores, be sure to tape or bandage them up. Remember to ask your teacher what they prefer...

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