Category: Fitting

Which Shoes for my Bunions?

Ana asks: So I’m having trouble finding the right pointe shoes for my feet and I would like to ask for your help… They’re tapered with bunions as you’ll see. I’ve had Bloch Hannah before, but the weight was all...

Shoes for Narrow Low Profile Egyptian Feet

Heather asks: My daughter is getting ready to start her third year of pointe and we have gone through more pairs of shoes/brands than I care to think about. She has long toes, narrow feet with narrow heels (that are...

Wrong Shoes for Egyptian Feet?

Hayley asks: I have been fitted twice to Capezio Arias. I am struggling with painful big toes that don’t bruise, but the nails sheer off about halfway down and I have a lot of pain.I prefer to wear the ‘Ouch...

Too Much Padding?

Rachel says: Hi, so I’m 12 and I’m on my second pair of pointe shoes and I started pointe work about four months ago. When I went back to my fitter for my second pair and she wanted less bulk...

Strong Feet

Jesinta asks: I have been on pointes for about 5 years now, I had strong feet but now they are stronger and pointe shoes are only lasting around a week or two pushed. They are soft after 15 minutes of...

First Pointe Shoe Fitting -What do I need?

Sarah asks: First pointe shoe fitting tomorrow! Its goes without say that I am so excited! My teacher is SO strict about letting people up, so I am so proud as well! Can you explain to me how the fitting...

My Pointe Shoes Shouldn’t Fit!

Caitlin wrote: My pointe shoes now are medium profiled, but my feet are high profiled (2 inches exactly)… Mine now fit really well, how is this? If helpful, I have Bloch Aspiration’s. Answer: Caitlin, if the shoes are fitting you...

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