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How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

Original post made on Jun 30, 2022

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful experience she'd thought it would be. She remembers thinking, ‘There's got to be a better way.'"

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Posted by Danna Breen
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jun 30, 2022 at 12:19 pm

Danna Breen is a registered user.

Now I’m 68 and for the past 20 years my feet have been a mess. All those years on pointe. Wish you had been around 60 years ago,

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