Pointe Shoe Padding Technique & Theory

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Pointe shoes have gone relatively unchanged since they were first designed decades ago.  Most pointe shoes are still made from a mix of cardboard, paper, leather, burlap, satin and glue.  Pointe shoe padding techniques however, have embraced modern-day technology.  There are a plethora of different padding materials and types.  With that in mind, its astounding […]

Over the Box

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Have you heard your teacher say the phrase “over the box” in class?  Maybe you have a hard time getting over the box and are looking for ways to improve?  Let’s talk about what being “over the box” means. Over the Box:  The dancer is considered “over the box” when her foot aligned properly in […]

 
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