pointe shoes

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pointe shoes

Shoes with reinforced toes, originally padded with cotton but since 1860s stiffened with glue and darned to give support when dancing on toe tips.
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Even when you walked down the corridor, they wouldn't be just on their iPads, they'd all be doing their stretches or darning the toes of their point shoes.
Maybe the grounded way I use point shoes is unique in my ballets.
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Men have to do lifting, and women's injuries are often connected to the point shoes they wear.
But unlike girls growing up in less turbulent countries, she practices excerpts from the great classical ballets in her stocking feet, so as not to wear out her precious point shoes before the end-of-year recital.
The thing about point shoes is, you have to have calluses,'' Russell explains.