Progressing to pointe in classical ballet

Are you ready to commence work en pointe? Perhaps one of the most exciting times in a young dancers life is when she puts on her first pair of pointe shoes. The excitement and trepidation of making the transition from demi-pointe to pointe is incredibly exciting, however without guidance, this transition may just result in failure for the body to cope. Before this transition, a pre-pointe assessment will help to identify a number of critical factors; is .