Author: KaraLeslie

Blisters and Corns

Pointe work displays the incredible strength of ballet dancers as they perform challenging moves on the tips of their toes. Unfortunately, the toes, toenails, and feet bear the consequences of this demanding task, and are often the site of various...

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How to Clean Pointe Shoes

There is no way to keep your pointe shoes absolutely clean, unless you use pointe shoe covers.   Most professional dancers don’t even try, because their shoes will wear out long before they get really dirty.  However, as a student your...

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