How to tell when you’re ready for Pointe Shoes?

Hello! I know that only your dance teacher can tell when you’re ready for pointe shoes. I’m just curious as to what some things are that they look for? I’ve seen videos on YouTube where people’s feet look very strong and stable, but people comment that they aren’t ready yet. So what exactly makes your feet... show more Hello! I know that only your dance teacher can tell when you’re ready for pointe shoes. I’m just curious as to what some things are that they look for? I’ve seen videos on YouTube where people’s feet look very strong and stable, but people comment that they aren’t ready yet.
So what exactly makes your feet “ready”? Certain number of releves? Any exercises to help? Thank you!
2 answers 2