The Pointe: Our Blog

Top tips for sewing your BLOCH Pointe Shoe Ribbons

Sep 03, 2019

If you're ready to begin your training en pointe, follow BLOCH's simple guide to sewing the ribbons on your new pair of pointe shoes so they are secure and ready to go.

3 ways to prepare for performance day

Nov 19, 2018

There's nothing quite like the buzz of performance day and the best way to feel confident is to be prepared. Follow BLOCH's guide to getting performance ready for your best show yet!

How to build confidence in the classroom

Nov 12, 2018

Feel like you're in need of a little assurance to help you perform at your best? We're here to help! Read on for BLOCH's top tips on building confidence in the ballet class and beyond.

Światowy Dzień Baletu 2023: Co czeka Światowy Dzień Baletu?

Oct 25, 2023

Światowy Dzień Baletu powraca i jest większy niż kiedykolwiek wcześniej! Oto, czego możemy się spodziewać w 2023 roku, świętując 10. rocznicę istnienia firmy.

5 essentials to pack in your BLOCH dance bag

Aug 27, 2019

Equally as important as the perfect-fitting leotard, ballet shoes or jazz pants, is a dance bag equipped with all those extra essentials. Here are five BLOCH necessities we recommend keeping packed at all times, so you're always prepared for class or rehearsal!

The history of our all-time favourite tap steps

Aug 06, 2019

Have you ever wondered about the origin of tap dance terminology? A cramp roll? A Maxie Ford? The Shim Sham? Put your tap trivia to the test as we take a trip through toe-tapping history!

Pretty in pink: little dancers will shine in our pink leotards!

Oct 07, 2019

Dress your ballerina beautifully in a pretty pink leotard she’ll love! If you’re keen to invest in an adorable new leotard for your little dancer, then look no further than our inspiring range of pink pieces, enabling them to shine on stage.

Dance bold: Update your leotard collection with blue!

Oct 07, 2019

As we draw closer to Winter, for our leotard collection it's out with the old and in with the blue! A nod to the frosty, glacial hues associated with the approaching cooler months, when it comes to our dancewear staples, this season we’re adoring blue. 

Which Warm Up Bootie are you?

Oct 07, 2019

Dress for the cold without compromising on style in our Warm Up Bootie. But which shade of pink is perfect for you? Read on to find out!

A day in the life: Mariinsky Theatre first soloist Maria Khoreva

Sep 27, 2019

We caught up with Mariinsky Theatre first soloist and BLOCH Spokesperson Maria Khoreva to find out how she spends a typical day preparing for a big ballet role, her top tips for aspiring dancers and her BLOCH must-haves!

A day in the life: Yasmine Naghdi

Jul 30, 2019

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

A day in the life: Sasha Mukhamedov

Jun 25, 2019

Principal Dancer and BLOCH Ambassador Sasha Mukhamedov offers an exclusive insight into her dazzling dance career!