Category: Fitting

Shoes for Narrow Low Profile Egyptian Feet

Shoes for Narrow Low Profile Egyptian Feet

Heather asks: My daughter is getting ready to start her third year of pointe and we have gone through more pairs of shoes/brands than I care to think about. She has long toes, narrow feet with narrow heels (that are...

Wrong Shoes for Egyptian Feet?

Wrong Shoes for Egyptian Feet?

Hayley asks: I have been fitted twice to Capezio Arias. I am struggling with painful big toes that don’t bruise, but the nails sheer off about halfway down and I have a lot of pain.I prefer to wear the ‘Ouch...

Best Shoes for Strong “Shallow” Egyptian Toes?

Best Shoes for Strong “Shallow” Egyptian Toes?

Hello! What pointe shoes would you recommend for these feet: My feet are wide at the metatarsal and normal (medium) at the heel. My toes are long and slightly tapered (big toe is the longest). I have a high profile,...

Too Much Padding?

Too Much Padding?

Rachel says: Hi, so I’m 12 and I’m on my second pair of pointe shoes and I started pointe work about four months ago. When I went back to my fitter for my second pair and she wanted less bulk...

Strong Feet

Strong Feet

Jesinta asks: I have been on pointes for about 5 years now, I had strong feet but now they are stronger and pointe shoes are only lasting around a week or two pushed. They are soft after 15 minutes of...

First Pointe Shoe Fitting -What do I need?

First Pointe Shoe Fitting -What do I need?

Sarah asks: First pointe shoe fitting tomorrow! Its goes without say that I am so excited! My teacher is SO strict about letting people up, so I am so proud as well! Can you explain to me how the fitting...

My Pointe Shoes Shouldn’t Fit!

My Pointe Shoes Shouldn’t Fit!

Caitlin wrote: My pointe shoes now are medium profiled, but my feet are high profiled (2 inches exactly)… Mine now fit really well, how is this? If helpful, I have Bloch Aspiration’s. Answer: Caitlin, if the shoes are fitting you...

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