3 Pointe Shoe Safety Tips

A well-fitting, properly laced shoe is integral to achieving correct technique and preventing injury on pointe. A shoe that is too short, too narrow, too long or too wide hampers a dancer’s ability to get her body into alignment on pointe and can cause ailments...

Beware of the Too-Big Pointe Shoe!

A fitter for 25 years, Carpenter learned her craft under a Repetto master fitter. In our November health column we share 3 pointe shoe safety tips from pro fitter Mary Carpenter. One of her best pointers is that a too-big shoe is just as bad as one that’s too small....

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