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Starting Pointe Work As An Adult

Embarking on the Journey to Pointe Work

The journey to pointe work is a remarkable milestone in a dancer's life. Maybe even more so for adult dancers who would like to fulfil a childhood dream. This page provides you with essential insights and preparations to ensure that you're well-equipped for this exciting phase.

When Is the Right Time?

Timing is crucial when it comes to starting pointe work. My guide outlines the factors to consider before taking this significant step. From strengthening your muscles to honing your technique, Franziska Rosenzweig is here to guide you toward a safe and successful pointe experience.

Preparing for the Pointe Adventure

The path to pointe work involves careful preparation. Watch these videos to get a better understanding of what it means to be ready for pointe work.

Pointe Work For Adults: Tips And What To Consider

Test: Are you ready to start pointe work?

With Franziska's expert advice, you'll be fully prepared to dance en pointe with confidence.

Embark on this enchanting journey with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive in the world of pointe work. Let us be your guide as you take your ballet skills to new heights.

Building Strength and Flexibility

Pointe work demands a strong foundation of regular ballet training with an understanding of correct alignment and an intermediate level of centre work. 

The above video guides include exercises specifically designed to help you build the necessary strength in your feet, ankles, and core. By gradually incorporating these exercises into your routine, you'll be well-prepared to dance en pointe.

Choosing the Right Pointe Shoes

Selecting the perfect pointe shoes is a crucial part of the journey. This How To Choose and Prepare Pointe Shoes guide provides insights into finding the right fit and style, ensuring that your pointe shoes support your technique and enhance your comfort. Embark on this transformative journey with confidence and guidance.

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