• FAQ CONTEMPORARY & CORE FITNESS

    How does the sizing differ from other shoe styles? The sizes are XSml, Sml, Med, Lge, XLge, and are based on the width of the foot rather than the length. See our guide for more information. How firm should they be fitted? It is best to have a glove-like fit to avoid movement under the ball of the foot. What is the purpose of...
  • FAQ STAGE & TAP SHOES

    What are Stage shoes used for? Stage/Character shoes are used for a variety of genres including musical theatre, folk and national dance, like Russian or Polish dance. How are they sized? Most Tap & Stage shoes are based on US sizing. See our Size Chart for more information. Can a rubber sole be adhered to leather soled shoes? Yes, a rubber sole can be glued...
  • FAQ BLOCH DANCE SHOES

    Are Bloch dance shoes handmade? Yes, all our shoe products are handmade. What’s the life span of a Bloch dance shoe? There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration on the longevity of a dance shoe and there is no definite answer to this question. For children, it will greatly depend on how fast a foot grows, how often the shoes...
  • FAQ POINTE SHOES

    What different styles of pointe shoes do you offer and which foot would be best suited to each style? Bloch has sixteen styles of Pointe shoes. There is no hard and fast rule regarding which shoe suits a particular foot. However a Suprima might suit a very narrow foot, an Alpha an advanced foot, an Amelie for a beginner and a European Balance for...
  • FAQ BALLET FLATS

    Is there a left and right foot? There is no left and right foot however once worn they will take on the shape of the foot. What is the best shoe to wear for my ballet exam? This can vary depending on the syllabi, however, the best shoe to wear for your exam is the one prescribed by your teacher. The most popular styles...
  • FAQ JAZZ SHOES

    Can you use Bloch Jazz shoes for other styles of dance? A jazz shoe can be used for many styles of dance including lyrical, line dancing and pole dancing as well as practice shoes for Ballroom and Latin dance. What is the difference between a split sole and a full sole? A full sole jazz shoe has a continuous rubber sole whereas a split...
  • FAQ DANCE SNEAKERS

    What styles of dance can Dance Sneakers be used? Dance Sneakers are a versatile shoe that may be used for many styles of dance due to the cushioned sole and Bloch’s iconic spin spot. Styles of dance include Hip Hop, Ballroom Training, Cheerleading, Ceroc, Funk, Aerobics and other forms of dance fitness. Are Dance Sneakers good for dance fitness like Zumba? Yes, the Lightening,...
  • Customer Help FAQ

    ORDERS Am I able to change my order once it has been placed? We do try to process all orders as quickly as possible, however, if you have noticed an error with your order due to an incorrect size being ordered or incorrect shipping details, please contact us as soon as possible and we will aim to adjust your order before shipping. I'm not sure...
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