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Week 2 - Foot Shape Part I: Forefoot

Feet are the foundation of a dancer’s alignment and posture and determines stability and balance. The dancer places 4 times their body weight on their metatarsals in relevé, but places 12 times their body weight on their toes en pointe. The shape of your feet often determines the shape and sizes of the different parts of the shoe - the shoe must be fitted to help support the downward force of the body and avoid injuries.

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