Softening Pointe Shoes with Purel
My favorite trick to break in stiff pointe shoes is to use Purel to soften them! I always apply a dollop to my pointe shoe around my bunion area, and this softens my box to make my shoes flexible and quiet. Since Purel...
- Posted 4 months ago
Meeting Leslie Caron
I was lucky enough to meet the one and only Leslie Caron! You may know her as the original Lise in An American In Paris, the 1951 Feature film starring Gene Kelly. She came to New York...
- Posted 6 months ago
My Pointe Shoe Story – From Beginner to Airess
From Dance Informa Do you remember your first pointe shoe fitting and your first pointe class? Although it was uncomfortable and unconventional, it was so magical to dance on your toes. Your shoes were shiny, new and so pretty...
- Posted 1 year ago
Mimi Tompkins – Pointe Shoes
I consider pointe shoes as important as my feet! In order to function properly, my feet and the shoes need to be cohesive. The art of getting the shoe to mold to the foot can take years...
- Posted 3 years ago
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