To The Pointe

To The Pointe

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by Janet Parke
     
 

Written for ballet students who aspire to dance on pointe, "To The Pointe" answers many basic questions about when and how to begin pointe work. Topics include: the history of pointe, how to know if you're ready, how to select and fit your first shoes, how to sew and prepare them for wearing, what dancing on pointe should feel like, how to deal with foot problems, and… See more details below

Overview

Written for ballet students who aspire to dance on pointe, "To The Pointe" answers many basic questions about when and how to begin pointe work. Topics include: the history of pointe, how to know if you're ready, how to select and fit your first shoes, how to sew and prepare them for wearing, what dancing on pointe should feel like, how to deal with foot problems, and shoe modifications that can make the pointe experience more satisfying. When used as a supplement to instruction by a knowledgeable and conscientious ballet teacher, this guide can help students and their parents prepare for the joys and frustrations of pointe work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013752856
Publisher:
Janet Parke
Publication date:
01/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
812,962
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Since moving to Memphis in 1982, Janet Parke has taught all ages and levels of ballet and pointe technique at Ballet Memphis -- from new child and adult students in their first ballet class, to working with the professional dancers of Ballet Memphis. As Director of the School and Junior Company, she continually strives to increase her knowledge and understanding of the technique and artistry of ballet, and looks for ways to share her passion with others.

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