The Pointe: Our Blog

BLOCH pink ribbon with a signed pair of pointe shoes

Advice & Education

Everything you need to know about taking care of your Bloch products, stretching, workouts, what to wear, hair styles and more... 

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Ballet Shoe Guide

Jan 26, 2023

As the innovation leader in ballet shoes for nearly a century, BLOCH understands the importance of a high-quality, durable and beautifully-crafted ballet shoe. Whether you are just getting started in the process of choosing your first ballet shoe or searching for your next performance pair, the BLOCH Ballet Shoe Guide is packed with information to assist you in your search.

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

Nov 30, 2022

Many people start dancing simply because it’s a fun hobby, but there are actually countless health benefits you experience when you move your body during dance. Everyone who learns to dance can enjoy the same wonderful health benefits that the activity brings.

Benefits of Dance for Kids

Nov 30, 2022

Are you thinking of signing your child up to dance class? From toddlers to teens, there are countless benefits of dancing for children. It not only has health and cognitive benefits, but dance also allows children to acquire a love for music and the arts that they’ll carry with them for life. Plus, most children love to dance, so it’s a win-win!

Ballet Shoe Guide

Jan 26, 2023

As the innovation leader in ballet shoes for nearly a century, BLOCH understands the importance of a high-quality, durable and beautifully-crafted ballet shoe. Whether you are just getting started in the process of choosing your first ballet shoe or searching for your next performance pair, the BLOCH Ballet Shoe Guide is packed with information to assist you in your search.

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

Nov 30, 2022

Many people start dancing simply because it’s a fun hobby, but there are actually countless health benefits you experience when you move your body during dance. Everyone who learns to dance can enjoy the same wonderful health benefits that the activity brings.

Beyond the Barre

Join us outside of the studio, and immerse yourself in the world of dance..

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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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Best Gifts for Dancers

Jan 04, 2023

Looking for gift ideas for dancers? By giving a dance-related gift to a special dancer in your life, you’re showing them how much you value their craft and how well you know them. Best of all, you can rest assured knowing that your gift will be enjoyed for years to come! 

How to Wear Ballet Flats

Sep 05, 2022

From key tips on the ballet flats style to ballet flats outfit inspiration, here is our guide on how to wear ballet flats.

Best Gifts for Dancers

Jan 04, 2023

Looking for gift ideas for dancers? By giving a dance-related gift to a special dancer in your life, you’re showing them how much you value their craft and how well you know them. Best of all, you can rest assured knowing that your gift will be enjoyed for years to come! 

How to Wear Ballet Flats

Sep 05, 2022

From key tips on the ballet flats style to ballet flats outfit inspiration, here is our guide on how to wear ballet flats.

What Are Warm-Up Booties?

Feb 22, 2022

Warm-up booties are a great accessory in any dancer's collection. Find out more about warm-up booties and their benefits with BLOCH.

Our Dancers

Interviews & tips from our favourite dancers...

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Julian Mackay wearing BLOCH holding 5th position

In Conversation with Letícia Dias

Sep 20, 2022

We recently caught up with Soloist, Letícia Dias to discuss all things Ballet, her aspirations for the future and how she came to find her lifelong love for dance. 

5 go-to Stretches For Dancers with Serena McCall

Aug 17, 2022

Stretching is a fundamental part of a dancer’s daily life. Read on to learn which stretches professional dancers swear by and how you can incorporate them into your stretching routine.

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.

In Conversation with Letícia Dias

Sep 20, 2022

We recently caught up with Soloist, Letícia Dias to discuss all things Ballet, her aspirations for the future and how she came to find her lifelong love for dance. 

5 go-to Stretches For Dancers with Serena McCall

Aug 17, 2022

Stretching is a fundamental part of a dancer’s daily life. Read on to learn which stretches professional dancers swear by and how you can incorporate them into your stretching routine.