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 Post subject: Pointe feet
PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2001 6:05 pm 
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oops, I pressed the wrong button, so I hope that the topic didn't post without a message; if it did, please delete it. I was wondering- does pointe work really improve your arch and the shape of your feet, etc?


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 Post subject: Re: Pointe feet
PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2001 6:13 pm 
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Bebounce, in my opinion, pointe changed the shape of my feet. <P>It was tendu that improved both the stretch and strength of my arch. It really was working the tendu.


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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2001 4:33 am 
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I found that my arch improved very much after I started pointe work, and my feet are so much stronger now. I used to wear pointe shoes all the time,in exercises that didn't include pointe work. It was my teacher's way to strengthen my feet and it really worked. Of course it was not at all comfortable wearing pointes while doing pirouettes on demi-pointe but anyway....I 'm just glad it worked out for me.


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 Post subject: Re: Pointe feet
PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2001 5:28 am 
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I found that for my non-pointe classes I would wear de-shanked pointe shoes and that helped me with my strength and also helped me learn to balance flat in my pointe shoes.<P>Annie - it's interesting how the feet change isn't it?<P>


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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2001 5:36 am 
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It is interesting indeed! I 've heard a lot of people say 'I have no pointe'. But they don't know that with a lot of hard work they can change that. And I don't mean those stretches where you sit push your toes to the floor with your hands. I actually think that this is a silly think to do. Isn't in dangerous, too?


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