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Tying your Pointe Shoes: A Guide

You asked for it so here it is! Our step by step guide for how to correctly and safely tie your pointe shoes.

Please note; there is more than one 'correct' way to tie up your pointe shoe ribbons, small variations in the method will come down to individual preference, or that of your school or teacher's (some prefer the outside ribbon to overlap for instance, whilst some prefer the inside to). If in doubt, just check with your teacher if there is a preferred method at your school. However, for the purposes of correct ribbon tying technique... this tutorial is a perfect guide for anyone who is a little unsure of the best way to go about tying their shoes!

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