Five Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Pointe Shoe Fitting

We know how hard it can be to find the right pair of pointe shoes, but thanks to master pointe shoe fitter Josephine Lee, founder of the California-based The Pointe Shop, we’re here to help you. Over the course of the summer we’ll be releasing a series of videos with Lee to help you through every step of theMore »

Callus Care 101

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With the joy of pointework usually comes the not-so-pleasant experience of having calluses. For most dancers, the hardened patches of skin on the toes and heels come with the territory. According to Dr. Thomas Novella, a podiatrist who works with professional ballet dancers in New York City, “calluses are a natural accumulation of keratin, aMore »