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A Guide to Help You Purchase Your Favorite Salsa Dance Shoes

Written by Jimmy Rustling

If you want to break that dance, get perfect dancing shoes. Too tight or loose dancing shoes make it hard for a dancer to stay grounded, keep the right balance, and make it even harder to transfer their weight perfectly. Finding the right pair of salsa shoes can be hectic and frustrating. The following tips will help you purchase the right shoe with the right shape and size, and you will only need to change the shoes after a few nights of social dancing and rehearsals.

Picking the right shoe size

As a dancer, you need to be aware that dancing shoes do stretch. Therefore, when fitting shoes and they are super comfy, there is a high chance that when you start using them, you will eventually break the size, and they will be larger. And any dancer can attest there is nothing as bad as dancing in large shoes. Your feet end up not being ground as they slide inside the shoes.

Therefore, the next time you purchase shoes, ensure they are smaller. However, only purchases that are tight enough. Having perfectly sized shoes enables easy grip on the floor and comfort for the dancer at all times and prevents physical damage like falling or breaking a leg.

Shoe style and shape 

Most dancers have a dancer they look up to and enjoy their style. Therefore, it is natural if you wish to dance in a certain shoe. Some dancers believe in a specific brand. However, you need to know that because a brand is hyped does not mean that the brand will sit well with your feet and toes.

Therefore, the next thing you need to do if you have decided to try on some salsa shoes is figuring out your specific foot type by using foot charts which are easily found online if not provided by the seller. After knowing your right foot type, you can proceed with your desired shoe style. If you are purchasing the shoes online, remember to ask for guidance from customer support to help you understand their shoe sizing and fitting compared to other existing brands. Ensure these two factors go hand in hand to ensure your next dance is smooth and magnificent.

Invest in a good shoe

Like any other business, one must invest in what propels their business forward. In this case, shoes are a great investment that can break or make your dancing career. Feel free to invest several dollars in purchasing your favorite dancing shoes. You will find that the most expensive shoes you purchase are made from stronger and more comfortable material, which lasts longer and makes your dancing even easier.

In conclusion, having the right dancing shoes will make your whole experience worthwhile. However, choosing the right shoe is more challenging than it sounds. The provided tips will make it easy for you to purchase the right shoes with no or minimal hustle.

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Jimmy Rustling

Born at an early age, Jimmy Rustling has found solace and comfort knowing that his humble actions have made this multiverse a better place for every man, woman and child ever known to exist. Dr. Jimmy Rustling has won many awards for excellence in writing including fourteen Peabody awards and a handful of Pulitzer Prizes. When Jimmies are not being Rustled the kind Dr. enjoys being an amazing husband to his beautiful, soulmate; Anastasia, a Russian mail order bride of almost 2 months. Dr. Rustling also spends 12-15 hours each day teaching their adopted 8-year-old Syrian refugee daughter how to read and write.