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  1. Hello fellow dancers! I recently got my first pair of pointe shoes this past January. They are Suffolk Stellars 5.5 XXXXN. I sewed crisscross elastics onto them, so I could get maximum suppoirt for my feet. Once I had finished sewing them on, I realized that the position of the elastics made my shoes look unclean. So, can I move them? Or should I remove them completely and sew single ankle bands? Maybe I should wait until my next pair, and try a different position of my elastics? I attached some images, so you can see what I mean...... Also, I don't believe I am doing well getting over my box for taking 2-3 thirty minute pointe classes a week, for two months. I bent my shanks back and forth, and this helped my left foot a little, but not my right at all. Is it my feet, or my shoes? Or, am I doing fine, and have to wait until they mold to my feet more, over the next months? Thanks for helping a fellow dancer out! - Perfectly On Pointe P.S. I will cut my ribbons/elastics when I am sure I don't have to move them or tighten them.
  2. Evening everyone, we run ballet classes at English National Ballet School in Fulham. A new offering from us is an absolute beginners class we're launchiung for this summer term. It takes place at 19:30-20:30 on friday eveings at the school on hortensia road. Class is taught by Henry St Clair, a professional dancer for years at English National Ballet Company, two companies in Germany and five years in the Royal Ballet Company. With five years ballet teaching experience, Henry has developed a wonderful easy style that suits adult dancers superbly. Feel free to come along for a free taster class! email henry.stclair@crystalballet.com for details and bookings.
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