A dilemma that every dancer would face at least once — to wear the full sole or split- sole dance shoe? Get answers to these questions and read what the experts recommend. Dancers work extremely hard, and after years of rigorous training, they take the stage with beauty and grace. A dancer's primary tool of expression is his or her body and their dance-wear, costumes and shoes are designed to be the perfect extension of a dancer's line and form. The dance-wear and shoes need to be perfectly designed and customized to their age and proficiency level. Catering to the dance industry is a range of industries that are into designing and customizing costumes, shoes, technical wear, and tools.
With each style of dance, there is a different type of shoe necessary for the students to wear. Because there is such a wide variety, deciding which shoe to wear for which class can get very confusing. Keep reading for a brief overview of some of the most popular styles of shoes! We will start with Ballet Shoes.
When you decide to make an investment in quality dance shoes you need to maintain them. Find out how maintaining them properly extends the life of your dancewear and brings additional value to your purchase. Below this video on maintaining suede sole shoes you can find additional information on dance shoes.