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How To Fit Pointe Shoes: Why Some Just Won't Work

How To Fit Pointe Shoes: Why Some Just Won't Work

Having your pointe shoes fitted professionally can help prevent some of the nasty effects of pointe such as blisters, toenail issues, bunions, and even stress fractures. 

There are many different brands and styles of pointe shoe. Some dance schools have a preferred brand, so it’s good to check with your teacher before your fitting. Each foot is a different shape and size, which will determine which style to wear.  Click read more for more info…


Am I Ready For Pointe Shoes?

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Am I Ready For Pointe Shoes?

“Am I ready for pointe shoes?”

Is a question I have been asked many times, by young dancers with stars in their eyes.

Being fitted for your first pair of pointe shoes is a long-awaited step for many dancers, and is a moment I have not forgotten!  ….click read more to continue


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Gardening for a happy back: insider secrets for the garden

Gardening for a happy back: insider secrets for the garden

You may be wondering how to prevent back problems springing up while gardening?

We know it can be hard to stop gardening when there is so much to do!

The Weekend Warrior is too often a scene that plays out in my waiting room each week.