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Pointe Shoes: A Revolution in Ballet

05th July 2009
Few fans of ballet appreciate the fact that the French Revolution was as much a turning point for modern dance as it was for history. From this point forward, ballet dancers abandoned heeled shoes and heavy costumes in favor of lighter, flat-soled slipper... Read >
Author: treakeric

Dealing with Bunions En Pointe

07th February 2008
Many girls who start on pointe are scared that they will get bunions from doing pointe work. If a bunion is present it can cause real problems with fitting pointe shoes and dancing en pointe. Dance Physiotherapist Lisa Howell discusses the reality of danc... Read >
Author: Lisa Howell
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