Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe & How it should Fit

By | October 25th, 2017|Ballet|

Now that you know all about the humble beginnings of the pointe shoe... and a few hundred years of perfecting shape and fit have passed, let's take a look at the anatomy of the pointe shoe, the various manufacturers and what [...]

The Evolution of the Pointe Shoe – from Marie to Misty

By | October 11th, 2017|Ballet, History|

Ask any Ballerina of any age or stage of dancing what it is she wants to do most, the answer will be "dance on Pointe". But what is the point and how did it all start?   Lithograph of [...]

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