Editorial: DANCE BOOKS
Sinopsis: The only book of its kind, this guide provides a thorough examination of pointe shoes and point technique. Dancers benefit from the authors current research that offers the most recent information on hundreds of contemporary designs, materials, products, and suppliers. It illuminates the shoemaking process and gives advice on how to best fit, care for, and custom-order shoes. The basics of pointe readiness, pointe technique, pointe-related injuries and remedies, different pointe methods, and the history of pointe are discussed. A pointe class syllabus is provided for teachers and students. In the last chapter twelve prominent ballerinas talk about their shoes, how they found the perfect fit, and the joy of dancing on pointe….