Tag Archives: Pointe shoes

Gaynor Minden Just Changed the Ballet World

We all know that “nude” colored leos, technique shoes and tights have a woefully limited definition of “nude.” Dancers withMore »

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Pointe Shoe #Hacks

Every ballet dancer has a pointe shoe prep process that’s akin to a sacred ritual. And while some modifications areMore »

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Lauren Lovette’s Foot Care Routine

You know we’re obsessed with dancers’ pointe shoe prep. But without a strong articulate foot to bring it to life,More »

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Crazy Moments in Pointe Shoe History

Ah, pointe shoes: We love those beautiful, glamorous torture devices! But pointework didn’t always look or feel the way itMore »

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My Perfect Shoes

Six ballerinas discuss why they love their pointe shoes. Yuriko Kajiya, Principal, Houston Ballet Foot type: Wide and flat, with longMore »

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Meet the Makers of Freed Pointe Shoes

Behind-the-scenes pointe shoe videos are the stuff of bunhead dreams. There’ve been many lovely additions to this category over the years,More »

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