Starting pointe work is always a very exciting moment in a young ballerina’s life (until, of course, they discover the true aches and pains of it!). To make sure that students are off to a good start, it is vital to do proper pointe shoe fittings to find the right pair of shoes for their feet. We carry Capezio and Bloch brands at our shop, in different widths and shapes that complement different feet. I also teach students how to sew their ribbons, elastics and introduce choices in toe pads to protect their toes properly. All of this makes pointe so much more fun and productive! For more information or appointments for pointe shoe fittings, call Zeny at the Steps Dance Shop: (02) 949 3036. Hope to see you there one of these days!