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toe stand
By longlivedancemember has saluted, click to view salute photos Comments: 469, member since Wed Aug 01, 2007
On Wed Jan 30, 2008 01:58 PM

me in my new tap shoes =D
im so happy!
any ideas for improving my toe stand if any???
thanks!
x

7 Replies to toe stand

re: toe stand
By majeremember has saluted, click to view salute photosPremium member Comments: 5889, member since Sat Sep 29, 2007
On Thu Jan 31, 2008 03:20 PM
I've never seen a toe stand in that kinda shoe. Looks nice, but were you intending to lean back so far?
re: toe stand
By Dance_Pixie Comments: 86, member since Sat Jun 09, 2007
On Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:16 PM
Are your shoes full-sole or split-sole? In the picture it looks as if they are full-sole because when I had my full-sole taps, I had to lean back really far and bend my knees like crazy just to get on my toes like you are doing in this picture.

My only advice for improvement would be to get even higher on your toes and straighten your feet a little more so that they're not bent.
re: toe stand
By SilverInsanity Comments: 334, member since Sun Dec 23, 2007
On Thu Feb 07, 2008 04:44 PM
Your toe stand looks nice, but I can't tell if you're trying to lean back.

I think you should just try to straighten out your knees. It helps me keep balance.
re: toe stand
By glitterfairyPremium member Comments: 12135, member since Tue Oct 01, 2002
On Fri Feb 08, 2008 03:51 AM
Yes but if she straightened her knees, she'd fall over :/

Looks like a controlled lean to me - could be tightened up a bit but I'm sure she could do better in a performance situation.

Not a huge fan of the feet being so wide apart, but that's mainly a stylistic issue.
re: toe stand
By blazeyboopmember has saluted, click to view salute photos Comments: 129, member since Mon Feb 04, 2008
On Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:44 AM
I always have my feet clser together, but nice anyway!
re: toe stand
By blondie13126 Comments: 753, member since Tue Sep 20, 2005
On Mon Mar 10, 2008 03:05 PM
what kind of shoes are those?
-blondie-
re: toe stand
By futurebrdwystr Comments: 119, member since Mon May 14, 2007
On Fri Mar 21, 2008 05:32 PM
make sure you get all the way up on your toes. using your center just as you would in ballet or jazz really helps to get all the way almost as if on pointe. :)

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