In any type of relationship trust is important, and the bond that Bloch creates with it’s customers is built on a foundation of trust. This is a company whose primary objective is to make a positive contribution to the world of ballet, and not to subtract from it in any way. With that said, this companies primary focus since it’s beginning, has been it’s devotion to the creation of the highest and most durable handcrafted dance shoes, and Bloch ballet shoes have and continue to be it’s premier line of shoes.
The reason ballet captivates it’s audience is because of the grace and power demonstrated by the dancer, which when executed at the highest levels, conveys multiple emotional expressions related to the story line and the music of the ballet. The various techniques, which must be mastered to become a successful artist in this field demand an unusually high level of discipline, and countless numbers of hours spent in practice.
Any ballet artist will tell you that mastering this dance styles various techniques is actually not the actual goal, but rather a means to an end. The end goal is to accomplish a result through the dance movements which is so beautiful that it seems to be not of this world. Although the observer may be drawn to the graceful movements of the ballerina, there eyes are also drawn to the ballerina’s feet.
This fact alone suggests that a tremendous demand is placed on the feet of anyone who is committed to this style of dance. As with any art form, mastering it’s technique and possessing the correct tools to do so plays an important role in the artist’s success. For ballet, investing in the best possible pair of ballet shoes is critically important. The quality of Bloch ballet shoes goes beyond normal requirements which a dance shoe of this type is expected to fulfill. They truly go beyond the ballet artist expectations.
All of Bloch’s ballet shoes are handcrafted and made of the best of materials which include satin, canvas, or soft leather. More importantly the people who craft these shoes are artisan craftsman in their own right, and many of them are ballet artist as well.
A comfortable fit is as important as a proper fit when it comes to these type of dance shoes. Keep in mind that a properly designed ballet shoe will not only protect your feet and ankles, they will also aid in improving your overall technique as well. The shoe should actually not fit too tightly but at the same fit snugly. You should have ample room within the shoe to move your toes freely. If you’re undecided, because more than one pair of shoes you are considering are closely matched, the best choice is to go with the pair which is slightly larger. It may even be a good idea to seek advice from your ballet instructor if you’re a beginner.