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Congratulations!

This is a wonderful idea, Anita.  I hope “older” dancers will take advantage of this site.  I will pass the word on.  Best to you, and THANKS!

Leotards

Hi ya i’v been dancing for a long time now and this might seem really silly but i have a little bit of a problem with ballet leotards because i have really big boobs it really annyoing because there are so many nice leotards out there and i really have 2 wear my sports bra […]

Pointe Shoes For Ballet, Which Shoe is Right for You?

Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe There are several elements involved in the anatomy of a pointe shoe, all of which contribute to its fit and performance. The ability to identify these parts is important in understanding their impact upon the dancer and her performance. The front edge of the shoe is the platform, or the […]

How to Choose the Right Pointe Shoe for Ballet Dancing

Pointe shoes, in many ways, can be considered an extension of the dancer. Designed for pleasing aesthetics as well as function, these shoes typically have a short lifespan, but enable the dancer to move with incredible grace and strength. The most critical feature of any pointe shoe is how well it fits. Proper fit safeguards […]