The Pointe: Our Blog

BLOCH pink ballet ribbon with a signed pair of pointe shoes

Advice & Education

 Everything you need to know about taking care of your Bloch products, stretching, workouts, what to wear, hair styles and more...

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8 Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

Nov 30, 2022

Many people start dancing simply because it’s a fun hobby, but there are actually countless health benefits you experience when you move your body during dance. Everyone who learns to dance can enjoy the same wonderful health benefits that the activity brings.

The Benefits of Dance for Kids

Nov 30, 2022

Are you thinking of signing your child up to dance class? From toddlers to teens, there are countless benefits of dancing for children. It not only has health and cognitive benefits, but dance also allows children to acquire a love for music and the arts that they’ll carry with them for life. Plus, most children love to dance, so it’s a win-win!

Character Shoe Guide

Nov 11, 2022

What are character shoes? From the purpose of character shoes to choosing the right size, here is our guide to character shoes.

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

Nov 30, 2022

Many people start dancing simply because it’s a fun hobby, but there are actually countless health benefits you experience when you move your body during dance. Everyone who learns to dance can enjoy the same wonderful health benefits that the activity brings.

The Benefits of Dance for Kids

Nov 30, 2022

Are you thinking of signing your child up to dance class? From toddlers to teens, there are countless benefits of dancing for children. It not only has health and cognitive benefits, but dance also allows children to acquire a love for music and the arts that they’ll carry with them for life. Plus, most children love to dance, so it’s a win-win!

Beyond the Barre

Join us outside of the studio, and immerse yourself in the world of dance...

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Ballet dancer tying the ribbons of her pointe shoes

World Ballet Day Quiz - Blog Page - UK

Oct 19, 2021

Do you know your plié from your pas de valse? How about your écarté from your échappé? Take our quiz and discover your dance IQ…

MOVE IT 2020 Postponed

Mar 12, 2020

This year's MOVE IT event has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus — here's all you need to know

World Ballet Day Quiz - Blog Page - UK

Oct 19, 2021

Do you know your plié from your pas de valse? How about your écarté from your échappé? Take our quiz and discover your dance IQ…

MOVE IT 2020 Postponed

Mar 12, 2020

This year's MOVE IT event has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus — here's all you need to know

Join our Mini Star Search!

Jan 13, 2020

Could your tiny dancer be our next Mini Star? Our Mini Star Search is here, offering an exciting, rare opportunity you won’t want to miss — we’re looking for young models to star in our catalogue photoshoot!

A ballet dancer en pointe wearin pink pointe shoes and a white tutu

Our Products

A spotlight on our most-loved products with hints & tips on how to use & care for them...

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How to Wear Ballet Flats

Sep 08, 2022

Looking to get in on the balletcore fashion trend? From how to style ballet flats in winter to our top picks, we’re explaining all there is to know on how to wear ballet flats.

What Are Warm-Up Booties?

Feb 22, 2022

Warm-up booties are a great accessory in any dancer's collection. Find out more about warm-up booties and their benefits with BLOCH.

How to Wear Ballet Flats

Sep 08, 2022

Looking to get in on the balletcore fashion trend? From how to style ballet flats in winter to our top picks, we’re explaining all there is to know on how to wear ballet flats.

What Are Warm-Up Booties?

Feb 22, 2022

Warm-up booties are a great accessory in any dancer's collection. Find out more about warm-up booties and their benefits with BLOCH.

Introducing our Fashion Ballet Pumps Collection

Nov 24, 2021

At BLOCH, we champion all things dance – and it’s with that in mind that we’ve created our new fashion ballet pumps collection, a range that helps you bring dance studio styles to the streets.

Our Dancers

Interviews & tips from our favourite dancers...

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Julian Mackay wearing BLOCH holding 5th position

In Conversation With Letícia Dias

Sep 20, 2022

We recently caught up with Soloist, Letícia Dias to discuss all things Ballet, her aspirations for the future and how she came to find her lifelong love for dance. 

A day in the life: Anna Rose O’Sullivan

Jan 23, 2020

BLOCH influencer Anna Rose O’Sullivan offers an exclusive insight into her daily routine and intense preparation schedule.

In Conversation With Letícia Dias

Sep 20, 2022

We recently caught up with Soloist, Letícia Dias to discuss all things Ballet, her aspirations for the future and how she came to find her lifelong love for dance. 

A day in the life: Anna Rose O’Sullivan

Jan 23, 2020

BLOCH influencer Anna Rose O’Sullivan offers an exclusive insight into her daily routine and intense preparation schedule.

A day in the life: Julian Mackay

Dec 18, 2019

Global guest artist and BLOCH Ambassador Julian Mackay reveals an exclusive insight into his dazzling dance career!