Best Selling Basic Leotard

What is the best basic leotard for dancers? The answer to what is the best selling dancewear basic although it may seem simple is an individual choice.  That being said we have eliminated the confusion and included below the best selling thick strap leotard (CL04) and the best selling thin strap leotard (CL09).  Hopefully one […]

Popular Pointe Shoe Questions Answered

You asked and our pointe shoe experts answered The following pointe shoe questions were asked on Instagram in June 2020 as part of our regular Q&A session. If you have any further questions you can follow us on Instagram here or leave a comment below and we will do our best to get back to […]


What are the best selling ballet shoes at Dance Desire? With so many ballet shoes on the market choosing the right pair for your dancer (or your own feet) is often not an easy task. So many variations on material, size, width, support, sole type, ribbon and elastic It can often be overwhelming to say […]

Looking The Part – STAGE MAKEUP TIPS

Stage Makeup Tips Stage Makeup, one of the joys of life on the stage. But how exactly do you do it? Here are our favourite stage makeup tips. Many parents and performers struggle with makeup application especially when they don’t wear it in their day to day life. This list of dos and don’ts will […]

Knee Pads For Dancers

How Dancers Protect Their Knees Why we love knee pads for dancers! I’m happy to report that over the last year or so we have thankfully started to see less and less of those cringe worthy knee drops that you could hear the crunching from almost everywhere. There is still knee work and floor work […]

5 Ways To Make Your Pointe Shoes Last Longer

Dance Desire Pointe Shoes It’s a true fact, pointe shoes are EXPENSIVE.  Whether you/your dancer goes through pointe shoes in 2 days, 2 weeks or 2 years we all feel the pinch of the price. But… there are tricks of the trade that you can use to prolong the ‘dead shoe dread’.  They won’t make […]

En Pointe Orthotics @ Dance Desire

If you haven’t heard of En Pointe Orthotics you either Don’t have a dancer who is en pointe Have been living under a rock We proudly fit En Pointe orthotics instore here at Dance Desire and the last few months have been CRAZY with EPO fittings in store. Claudia Dean has a lot to do […]

Best Movie Scenes to Inspire You to DANCE!

  There’s nothing quite like watching a movie and feeling your feet start to move, your head start to bop and your hands start to tap as an iconic dance scene fills the screen. It’s the moments we dream of being a part of, the reason so many of us dance and the part we […]

A Degree in Dance…Why Bother?

As many young dancers come to the end of their high school years, the battle of continuing dance in hope of a professional career or leaving it behind and pursuing a university route is quite common. For many, the idea of leaving behind years of training and memories seems impossible and instead look to combining […]