Ugh, pointe shoe pads: Are they ever not stinky? It's just inevitable: feet + sweat + not-always-breathable materials + confined space = that icky odor we dancers know all too well.
So, what can you do to keep your pads as clean and stink-free as possible? Here are a few tips DS writer Julie Diana got from Kelly Agnew, a teacher at Houston Ballet Academy.
Read Diana's story about how to find the right type of pointe shoe padding for your feet in the May/June issue!