Can you buy Gaynor Minden pointe shoes from Bloch Australia?
Bloch sells Bloch. Gaynor Minden shoes need to be purchased from a Gaynor Minden dealer. I refuse to let my students wear them and I think they’re awful for anything asides from a professional performance shoe. They’re different in the sense that they have a weird plastic shank and they don’t break in or fit to the foot like other shoes do over time. You must buy them from a dealer (never online) and have them fit like an absolute glove because they won’t change shape. This means they have to be custom made (which can take a few weeks). They’re also rather expensive and cost about twice to three times as much as other brands of shoes. They are a PROFESSIONAL level shoe that requires proper training and technique to use. They’re designed for weaker dancers with lousy feet. The shoes do all the work for you which is ‘cheating’. As a result of this you’ll lose your existing strength, gain no new strength, possibly lose technique, develop bad, dangerous and/or lazy habits, and if you wear
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