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How to choose the perfect pointe shoes?

The choice of the right pointe shoes is rarely an easy case. The size, the shape, and the texture are vital for a perfect fit and in order to show up the dancers' feet. Nowadays, there are too many products to choose from, which makes the decision even harder. Here are some tips that may… Continue reading How to choose the perfect pointe shoes?

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Sylvie Guillem

Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of our era, was born in Paris, on February 25, 1965. As her mother was a gymnastics teacher she was trained in gymnastics from a young age until she decided to follow ballet at the age of 11. At the age of 16 she joined the corps de… Continue reading Sylvie Guillem

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When is the right time for a child to go on pointe?

Photo by Jess Watters on Unsplash Every little girl has one dream when she first starts ballet classes. To dance on pointe, just like those great ballerinas she admires so much. So, teachers often have to answer questions like:  -When are we going on pointe? -Why will it take so long? Etc. That makes sense since everyone gets… Continue reading When is the right time for a child to go on pointe?