ARE YOU READY FOR POINTE?
Typical age to begin Pointe Work – usually around 12 years old,
sometimes later depending on physical readiness and sufficient
preparation standard reached.
Sufficient number of years formal Ballet training. (guideline is 4 years at least)
Usually attending at least 2 classes in Classical Ballet each week.
Have sufficient maturity and commitment.
Sufficient ankle joint mobility, stability and strength.
In good health and have sufficient stamina and core strength.
Ideally be of ‘normal’ weight range in proportion to height.
Must have your Dance Teacher’s approval !