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The Pointe

BLOCH pink ribbon with a signed pair of pointe shoes

Advice & Education

Answers to your most asked questions and advice from our experts…   

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Pointe Shoe Guide

Sep 16, 2021

From the anatomy of a pointe shoe to the terms used, our BLOCH pointe shoe guide is full of all the information you need to start your journey en pointe.

Parent Guide: What Do I Need for Ballet Class?

Sep 16, 2021

If you are feeling confused about what to expect from dance classes or what dancewear to buy, this back-to-dance guide will take the hassle out of preparing your child for class.

How to Do a Ballet Bun

Sep 02, 2021

Not sure how to make a perfect bun? Follow these step-by-step instructions to help you make a secure bun for ballet.

Pointe Shoe Guide

Sep 16, 2021

From the anatomy of a pointe shoe to the terms used, our BLOCH pointe shoe guide is full of all the information you need to start your journey en pointe.

Parent Guide: What Do I Need for Ballet Class?

Sep 16, 2021

If you are feeling confused about what to expect from dance classes or what dancewear to buy, this back-to-dance guide will take the hassle out of preparing your child for class.

Beyond the Barre

Going beyond the barre with all you need to know about stretching, workouts, what to wear, hair styles and more...

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Ballet dancer tying the ribbons on her pointe shoes

World Ballet Day Quiz

Oct 19, 2021

Do you know your plié from your pas de valse? How about your écarté from your échappé? Take our quiz and discover your dance IQ…

How we’re helping the Australian bushfires

Jan 08, 2020

We’re heartbroken about the current Australian bushfire disaster – here’s how we’re pledging our support.

World Ballet Day Quiz

Oct 19, 2021

Do you know your plié from your pas de valse? How about your écarté from your échappé? Take our quiz and discover your dance IQ…

How we’re helping the Australian bushfires

Jan 08, 2020

We’re heartbroken about the current Australian bushfire disaster – here’s how we’re pledging our support.

World Ballet Day 2019: All you need to know

Oct 21, 2019

World Ballet Day is back and bigger than ever before! Tipped to repeat the success of previous years, here’s what we can expect for 2019.

A ballet dancer en pointe wearing pink pointe shoes and a white tutu

Our Products

A spotlight on our most-loved products with hints & tips on how to use & care for them...

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Introducing our Fashion Ballerina Shoe Collection

Nov 24, 2021

At BLOCH, we champion all things dance – and it’s with that in mind that we’ve created our new fashion ballet flats collection, a range that helps you bring dance studio styles to the streets.

Best Face Masks For Dance and Exercise

Sep 27, 2021

Face masks for exercise need to be protective and comfortable. Find out what you should look for in a dance face mask in our guide.  

Introducing our Fashion Ballerina Shoe Collection

Nov 24, 2021

At BLOCH, we champion all things dance – and it’s with that in mind that we’ve created our new fashion ballet flats collection, a range that helps you bring dance studio styles to the streets.

Best Face Masks For Dance and Exercise

Sep 27, 2021

Face masks for exercise need to be protective and comfortable. Find out what you should look for in a dance face mask in our guide.  

Introducing our tonal satin pointe shoe range

May 20, 2021

A new range of tonal pointe shoes, developed with dancers for you. Each color will be available in our bestselling styles, the Heritage and European Balance in all our usual sizing.

Our Dancers

Interviews & tips from our favourite dancers...

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Julian Mackay wearing BLOCH holding 5th position

A day in the life: Anna Rose O'Sullivan

Jan 23, 2020

BLOCH influencer Anna Rose O’Sullivan offers an exclusive insight into her daily routine and intense preparation schedule.

A day in the life: Julian Mackay

Dec 19, 2019

BLOCH Ambassador Julian Mackay talks exclusively to us about life as a Global Guest Artist performing across the globe!

A day in the life: Yasmine Naghdi

Oct 15, 2019

Principal Dancer and BLOCH Ambassador Yasmine Naghdi reveals an exclusive insight into her dazzling dance career!

A day in the life: Anna Rose O'Sullivan

Jan 23, 2020

BLOCH influencer Anna Rose O’Sullivan offers an exclusive insight into her daily routine and intense preparation schedule.

A day in the life: Julian Mackay

Dec 19, 2019

BLOCH Ambassador Julian Mackay talks exclusively to us about life as a Global Guest Artist performing across the globe!