Pointe Shoes

First pair of Pointe Shoes

Before getting Pointe Shoes you need advise and permission from your teacher. When you are ready to learn pointe technique you can make an appointment at the ballet shop for a pointe shoe fitting. Make sure to mention that this is your first pair of pointe shoes!

It is very important to get your pointe shoes fitted by a professional in order to prevent foot problems

Pointe shoes toe protection

Use Ouch Pouch Large or Ouch Pouch Jr for toe protection. These are soft, fairly flexible and smooth gel-toe protectors. Other brands are often too thick or too stiff to work well with.

Jelly Tips by Bunheads

Is a kind of cap with gel that you put on a sore toe. Available in various sizes.

“Ballet should never look predictable. When you dance each move you make is a promise. Even when standing in preparation you are making a promise that there is a story to be told”

- Mirella Simoncini