STEPS has gone Virtual
Merced County is currently in Purple Zone. We will continue ZOOM until we are able to return to the studio.
Did You Know?
Wearing Point Shoes before you are ready can cause PERMANENT Damage to your body! Most Dancers under 12 years of age do not have feet that have finished growing. This can cause deformity if you add the pressure of point shoes. If you do not have the proper training to align your body correctly, or the foot/ankle flexibility and strength, to get up properly over the box you may have a career ending injury. This injury may prevent you from Dancing, playing sports, or participating in regular physical activity FOREVER. Do NOT let your teacher or student talk you into point shoes too early. It may be fun or pretty, but you have to learn to crawl before you can Relevé
STEPS is a member of the Dance Teachers Co-Operative. This is an ongoing concern at monthly meetings. STEPS and the Dance Teacher Co-Operatives' concern is for a Dancers safety first.