We’re so sorry we haven’t been posting or answering questions lately. Just bear with us; we’ve been extremely busy but hopefully now that we’re on break we’ll have more time to come up with more problems for you guys! :)
Anonymous asked: How high can ya'll developpe a la seconde and hold it?
Anonymous asked: In response to the anon talking about Russians and Gaynors -- I wear Grishkos, and I always receive compliments on how "nice' my feet are...you know, typical for someone with good arches. I would say that they are pretty dang loud when you get a new pair, but they ARE very strong (you can get them with a hard shank), and they look beautiful when put on the right feet! I would actually...
Anonymous asked: (this is the anon who asked about Russian Pointes) How hard to the shanks in Gaynor Minden tend to be? My feet really wear through shoes quickly. And do any of you use Grishkos? (sorry if this has been asked before)
Anonymous asked: Do you think 17 is too old to start dancing?
impossibleyousaid asked: I absolutely love our blog ! I am in a professional school in Europe and when I read your posts I am like, wow, story of my life XD Just go on please ;)
Anonymous asked: What would you say are your favorite type of toe pads?
Anonymous asked: since you're in a pro ballet school, can you answer this? I was always wondering how do you performance and doing reharsals when you are on your period? sry I'm just really curious
Anonymous asked: What do you do when you have your period? I just call in sick because I can barely move.. but maybe you have some tips?
ohvercoming asked: Hi! I don't know if you'll get to this in time, but I'm going to visit a new studio tomorrow, and I'm kind of nervous. We've gotta move somewhere that's not as far away as my old studio. Do you have any advice? Thanks in advance!
Anonymous asked: Do you have a conditioning class specifically set aside to increase strength/flexibility? And have you ever had a problem with melting your pointe shoes? My feet tend to get extremely hot and sweaty when I'm on pointe and this, combined with a really flexible arch, tends to kill my shoes pretty quickly. You also said that you have previously used Russian Pointes...on their website they claim...
decayinggirl-deactivated2012091 asked: I'm a dancer with a normal "ballet body" except my large breasts - do you or any of the girls at your school have this sort of body type? I'd really like to know of any websites where I could get well-fitted small-size leotards that stretch around the bust, or any that offer ~heavy-duty~ bust reinforcement. Thank you in advance if you can answer :)
inspire-live-love asked: Hi! I was just wondering what summer intensives you would recommend or have heard are the best??? I'm going to The Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive (C.T.) this summer but I wanted some input about other programs.
savannahjaneruth asked: what are some exercises to improve turnout?
Anonymous asked: You know the goh ballet academy if you know it you know how is it and if its difficult to get in?
Anonymous asked: Hi! I've been doing ballet for 3 years now, and I really want to work hard to show my teacher I can move up a level to go en pointe. Any tips?
emflem asked: i am 15 now and began ballet when i was 2. i stopped at four, and re started again when i was 12. i live in leeds in england, and there are not many large dance schools, but i only do one class of ballet per week and would really like to more, help :(