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yes but you need someone like a teacher to check your ankles are strong enough first

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Q: Can you go on pointe if you learn contemporary ballet?
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How do you learn to go on pointe in ballet?

Well it's a really big thing and you have to do ballet for a long time to be ready to gon onto pointe


What is pointe in ballet?

It means to go on pointe shoes or tip-toes.


What are ballet shoes?

Ballet shoes are either slippers for practising or pointe shoes. Which, after a girl goes through pre-pointe possibly for one year, they can get pointe shoes then perform pointe! Guys do where ballet slippers but they do not go on pointe


When did pointe originate?

Go to my website www.theintriguingworldofdance.blogspot.com to find out all about the history of ballet and pointe!


Can you go en pointe at 12?

You could but if your ballet teacher has instructed you to. You have to at least practice ballet 3 times a week for a certain amount of years so that you will be strong enough to go on pointe.


What does the ballet word prepointe mean?

The level of ballet class that you take before you are ready to go on full pointe.


What is it called when people go on their toes in ballet?

It's called pointe` (with an 'e')


Do guys go on pointe?

Not traditionally. Some groups do for entertainment, not in classical ballet.


What does level 5 mean in ballet?

Level 5 in ballet is a advanced level you can get stronger in. In ballet 1 you learn the basics. In ballet 2 you learn more steps but still not to advanced. In ballet 3 you learn some more steps and get a little more advanced. In ballet 4 you get stronger and more steps and at that point your feet get stronger and when your feet are strong enough your teacher decides if you go up on pointe or not yet. After 3 or 4 years in ballet 4 you go to ballet 5. ballet 5 is a very advanced class and is the highest level you can get to!


Where can a person go to buy ballet pointe shoes?

A person can go to a number of different stores to buy ballet pointe shoes. Chain stores like Walmart always have a few, or they can be purchased from any dance studio.


Am I ready for en pointe dancing if you have only danced ballet for 2 years but practices every day for an hour and is fexiable age 13 and has strong ankles?

Unfortunately, not. I am 12 and have danced ballet since I was 2, and I dance all the time, but I am still not ready to go on pointe. I will be going on pointe soon, but until then I am working on the strength of my ankles. 2 years dance experience sadly, isn't enough. I was very impatient when I was growing up, wanting to go on pointe, and I nearly gave up ballet. But don't give up ballet just because you aren't ready for pointe shoes, as ballet flats are still as good. If you are really serious about ballet, and you want to go on pointe in the next two/three years, tell your dance teacher that you are keen to push on and explain to her/him that you will work hard to progress. I wish you all the best with your ballet.


Are demi pointe shoes safe?

Hi, Demi-Pointe shoes are safe as long as they are used correctly! They are not to be used to go on pointe in, demi-pointe shoes are designed to allow budding ballet dancers who are strengthening their ankles to experience the sensation of pointe shoes!

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