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There are a ton of different kinds of toe pads out there, and even more opinions about them. It's all about finding the perfect balance between control and comfort. Master pointe shoe fitter Josephine Lee of the California-based The Pointe Shop reviews five different types of pointe shoe toe pads.


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With dozens of different brands and hundreds of different models, choosing the right pointe shoe can be a daunting task. Master pointe shoe fitter Josephine Lee of the California based The Pointe Shop is here to guide you through figuring out what kind of box, shape, crown , length, width and shank will be best for you.
Summer Study Advice

Master pointe shoe fitter Josephine Lee is back, this time sharing her tried-and-true advice from the streets of New York City. While conducting a pointe shoe seminar at the Joffrey Ballet School's NYC Ballet Intensive, Lee put together a list of five things to keep in mind when choosing a summer program. Whether you're about to embark on this summer's intensive or are already thinking ahead for next year, these are good tips to keep in mind. And what better way to receive advice than while viewing a stroll through some of our favorite ballet-happy spots in NYC?


Your Career
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Have you been told exactly which pointe shoe brand you should choose? Do you look at a wall of options and have no idea where to start? Master pointe shoe fitter Josephine Lee of The Pointe Shop is here to help. As she says, "Your feet are like thumbprints. They're unique to you, and they're different from everyone else's."

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