The Studio Dress Code Explained

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There is never a short supply of trendy dancewear to choose from and parents new to the world of dance often wonder why dance studios insist on stringent rules concerning attire. Ah, the strict and much loathed dress code. These well-meaning mothers and fathers will ask why their child cannot wear the expensive warm-up attire […]

March 4, 2019

Must Ballet Gifts For Beginners

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The motor skill development is infinitely enhanced by Tchaikovsky and Bach, that young imaginations benefit immensely from exploring the enchanted worlds of swans and sugar plums, and that twirling should be a fundamental part of any childhood. If your kids are new to ballet and thinking about taking classes, please read this ballet gifting list. […]

February 23, 2019

How to Glitter Your Pointe Shoe

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It is a really simple project. What you will need: An old pointe shoe Sponge paintbrush (You can find these at all craft stores) Glitter Acrylic paint glue or strong superglue Newspapers (To protect the surface on which you do this project — that way, the glitter wouldn’t go everywhere, and you could reuse any […]

February 16, 2019

Decorating Your Dead Pointe Shoes

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For professional dancers, pointe shoes last between 12-15 hours! The Royal Ballet gets through 11000 pairs of pointe shoes per year. What to do with dead pointe shoes? Throw them? Don’t do that! To decorate  them! Make them one of a kind, forever keepsake. These are three simple ideas I found that I hope you guys […]

February 14, 2019

Tips on Buying New Pointe Shoes

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Pointe shoes are essential to ballet, enabling our dancers to give their best performances. Moving up to pointe shoes is a very exciting time in every ballerinas life. Now we share some tips on buying pointe shoes. Buy Two Pairs of Pointe Shoes Every Time Pointe shoes generally last 10-20 hours and wearing shoes that […]

December 28, 2018