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The pointe book : shoes, training & technique

Author: Janice Barringer; Sarah Schlesinger
Publisher: Hightstown, NJ : Princeton Book Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides a brief history of pointe dancing; features comprehensive information about the processes of making, fitting, preparing, and caring for pointe shoes, with profiles of shoemakers and sellers, and size charts; examines pointe teaching and training techniques; and looks at pointe-related injuries and their treatments.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barringer, Janice.
Pointe book.
Hightstown, NJ : Princeton Book Co., 2004
(OCoLC)647073808
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Barringer; Sarah Schlesinger
ISBN: 087127261X 9780871272614
OCLC Number: 55095812
Description: xvii, 302 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A brief history of pointe dancing --
The foot and the pointe shoemaking process --
The pointe shoe fitting process --
Size charts --
Preparing and caring for pointe shoes --
Shoe accessories --
The shoe master --
Profiles of pointe shoemakers and sellers --
Pointe shoe characteristics --
Basic of teaching pointe --
Profiles of pointe training methods --
Sample pointe classes --
Pointe-related injuries and their remedies --
Conversations on pointe.
Responsibility: Janice Barringer, Sarah Schlesinger.

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Provides a brief history of pointe dancing; features comprehensive information about the processes of making, fitting, preparing, and caring for pointe shoes, with profiles of shoemakers and sellers, and size charts; examines pointe teaching and training techniques; and looks at pointe-related injuries and their treatments.

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