Pointe Shoe Education

Pointe Shoe Toe Pads! Which is the best one for me?

Jana Einaudi7/14/21

Toe pads are an essential part of being on pointe. Learn some of the different styles' benefits and drawbacks.

Were my Pointe Shoes Fitted Correctly? 5 Pointe Shoe Fitting Errors!

Jana Einaudi7/14/21

It is crucial for the health of your feet to get a properly fitted pointe shoe and avoid these common pointe shoe fitting errors. Unfortunately, fitting errors are a common occurrence and we do a lot of refittings from other stores who do not have properly trained fitters. At A Chorus Line, our fitters have years of experience to get the right fitting the first time!

The Myth about Beginning Pointe Shoes!

Jana Einaudi7/14/21

When ballerinas are newly promoted to pointe, it is exciting to get fitted for your first pair of pointe shoes. You may think you need to get a beginner pair of shoes but learn why that may not be the new school of thought in fitting beginners. Always choose an experienced fitter who is knowledgeable about brands, style options and foot anatomy for pointe. At A Chorus Line, we fit beginners through to professional pointe dancers.

The Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe

Jana Einaudi7/14/21

Have you ever wondered how a pointe shoe supports the dancer? Learn the anatomy of a pointe shoe along with the proper names, some of the variety of options, and the functions.