Dancers need good shoes on the dance floor. This is especially true for female dancers. Whether you are a Salsa, Swing, Ballroom or Latin dancer, you need good quality dance shoes. So, what makes good shoes for dancing? First of all, dance shoes must be lightweight and flexible. You don’t want your shoes to get in your way when dancing. Dance shoes usually have extra soles for comfort and must be fitted perfectly to the feet,
Choosing the Right Dance Shoes:
Each dance usually requires a certain type of dance shoes. Ballroom men and Salsa dancers usually look for low-heeled shoes made of leather or suede. Latin Ballroom Dancers need shoes that have a heel as high as one and a half inches. Latin dancers and salsa women need to wear shoes with open-toe heels or sandals with laces. This is important because such a dance requires very beautiful toe movements. On the other hand, female Swing and Ballroom dancers often choose closed shoes with lower heels.
Types of Cords
1. Traditional Ankle Straps: Shoes with ankle straps are used by women of all ages. However, it is not safe to wear these shoes on the dance floor.
2. T-Strap: Shoes with T-straps are good for removing pressure from the ankles. The feet are secured more evenly because the t-strap is connected to the shoe base.
3. X-Strap: Shoes with X-straps secure your feet to the shoe firmly. You can use shoes with X-straps around the ankles or the arch. …READ MORE