POINTE SHOES, TIPS and TRICKS
for choosing, tuning and care
Graceful technique and consummate execution are only possible with perfectly fitting pointe shoes. The ballerina Angela Reinhardt has now put together tips and tricks for complete personal pointe shoe tuning, for beginners, students and professionals.
This book is
meant to provide you with the craftsmanship which can help you adjust your
shoes in the best possible ways to cope with varying conditions.
Over 27O colour illustrations
show how to modify shoes step by step, using scissors, needle and thread,
hot water and elastics, to adapt them perfectly to the foot and to all
types of floor surface, and to help them last as long as possible. As well
as tips on choosing, modification and upkeep, this lovingly and
meticulously prepared book contains worthwhile information on the history
and manufacture of pointe shoes and valuable suggestions for foot fitness.
pointe shoe fitting / tuning / how to fit pointe shoe
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