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Sickled Feet In Ballet: What Does It Mean When A Ballerina Sickles?

This article is about sickled feet in ballet. What does "sickling" mean? What is the difference between sickling, pointing and pronating? Read also what to do to avoid sickled feet and how pointe shoes can help you achive your goal.

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Ballet Barres: An Essential Guide For Professional and Amateur Ballet Dancers

Portable ballet barres, floor and wall mounted supports for ballet barres. In this article we examine all the parametres a professional or an amateur ballet dancer, ballet dance teachers or even gym trainners have to take into account in order to buy ballet barres for their dance school, gym or for personal use. Right height of the barres and dimensions and length of the ballet barres' beams are also discussed.

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Cannot Go Onto Full Pointe? Basic Pointe Shoe Anatomy Problems and Possible Solutions

Cannot go onto full pointe? In this article we examine the strength and flexibility issue, we mention the basic pointe shoe anatomy problems and their possible easy do it yourself solutions and we suggest the most suitable models of "easier" pointe shoes by brand, that are pre-arched and usually have a plastic sole.

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Men En Pointe: The Male Feet and Siberian Swan's Rudolf Pointe Shoes

The purpose of this article is to inform about the latest news on the first male pointe shoes, called Rudolf by Siberian Swan, and also to describe the basic men's feet anatomy. Words by Sergey Bobrov, former soloist with the Bolshoi theatre, artistic director of Krasnoyarsk state opera and ballet theatre, founder of the State Ballet of Siberia company and the Siberian Swan pointe shoe brand, explains perfectly the whole situation.

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Pointe Shoes for Wide Feet: A Complete Dancer's Guide

Wide feet may be a blessing for building a strong ballet technique, but this shape of foot is very difficult for finding the perfect fit of pointe shoes. The purpose of this article is to inform about all the problems someone with wide feet will face while searching for a pair of pointe shoes, on the local stores and online. We examine the parametres of choosing the suitable pointe shoes, how we can transform non suitable pairs and we also name many models by various brands related. Teresa's story explains better the situation.

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Our pointe shoe fitting service is 6 today!

I once found out that the ballet world was full of badly fitted pointe shoes. I kept seeing them on photos and videos so one day I’ve just decided to translate our local concept into English and make it international. That’s how BestPointe.com was started, 6 years ago...

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Cheap pointe shoes: how?

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Four things I learned from the #ontofullpointe IG challenge

The best ideas, sometimes, come to mind without trying too hard. The idea of the #ontofullpointe Instagram challenge for dancers who struggle to get on pointe correctly, for example, was born in less than 5 minutes – and we managed to gather about one hundred participants (quite a lot, I think, for a first attempt!).

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The Brand-new BestPointe.com

A big day for BestPointe – we have launched our new design & platform. After weeks of intense work and several hours of testing, the new bestpointe.com is now open for our audience.

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