How Do Ballerinas Stand on Their Toes?

Ballerinas stand on their toes with the help of point shoes, which are made of tightly woven material that forms a box allowing the dancer to stand on the tip of their toes. Avoid trying to stand on point in ballet without leg and core muscle strength and the proper training from an instructor. Learn more about dancing on point with advice from an experienced dance instructor in this free video ballet lesson.