Providing additional structure and lateral support, the "Ava" pointe shoes feature a broad square toe, low crown, narrow heel, full #2.5 board/red board combination shank, medium vamp, slight "U" shape throat, and plush anti-slip interior lining.
Ribbons not included.
Content: Upper: Satin; Outsole: Leather
Balance European Pointe Shoe
BLOCH bestseller! Balance European has a curved last which follows the natural contours of the foot, providing maximum comfort and injury protection.
The Balance European allows the dancer to feel as though they can stand en pointe all day, as the curved last and shank remain in close contact with the instep, significantly improving injury protection
Tapered box with less internal space for the toes creates a snug and secure fit
The exterior of the shoe has a more streamlined appearance without losing the width of the platform
The generous platform encourages balanced weight distribution and can reduce pressure on individual metatarsals
Diagonal side seam reduces satin creasing
The low profile of the shoe, medium side, open throat line of the vamp shape, and elastic drawstring, creates a streamlined, snug fit
Noise reduction under the pleats
Also available with a strong shank
Balance Lisse offers a supportive and secure, streamlined fit, no matter how demanding the routine. Designed on a curved last, a medium shank follows the natural contours of the foot, keeping the instep in contact with the shoe, to provide comfort and injury protection.
Very wide platform, tapered internally, that helps dancers to feel as though they could remain en pointe all day
Curved last follows the natural contours of the foot
The contoured heel has been expertly sculpted to reduce bagginess; achieving a beautiful, seamless line every time
Reinforced satin remains smooth and strong through vigorous pointe work
Enables you to create beautiful, seamless lines on stage and fulfil your full potential en pointe
This reinforced material is also stronger and longer lasting, helping to reduce wrinkles and provide an overall smoother look
Balance Lisse features a sleek, contoured heel that gives a lower profile to the foot, together with overall reduction in appearance on the heel
A thin, soft and flexible sponge has been incorporated into the heel of the shoe, to effectively maintain the natural shape of the heel