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How to point your toes


Everyone loves beautifully pointed feet

But are they hard to get? Try these simple tricks to help to train your feet to point!

A great point comes from the instep of the foot, the top part of the foot between the toes and the ankle.

Your instep should stick up high when the foot is pointed.

If you follow the steps correctly and often, you may soon have the prettiest points in your class.

How to get a perfectly pointed foot

Flex Your Feet

Sit on the floor with your legs out in front of you and your legs straight. Lean back more if your legs hurt.

Pull your toes up toward your body and try to point your toes up to the ceiling.

Bend Your Ankles

Bend your ankles down toward the floor. Allow your heels to rest on the floor while pulling your toes back toward you.

Bend your ankles as far as you can, making sure your feet don’t curve to one side.

Point Your Toes

Stretch your toes down toward the floor.

Stretch them as far as you can, making the longest lines possible. Hold this position for a few seconds.

Sit On A Chair

Make sure the legs don’t touch the floor. Use a table if you need too.

Point Your Toes

Either one at a time or both at once try and hold your feet in a pointed position.

You should feel a stretch across your instep and heal. Hold for 30 seconds.

Relax Your Feet

Now relax your feet and wriggle your toes.

Then repeat up to 10 times.

Keep trying to point your toes everyday and gradually increase the time you spend in each stretch.