Dancing is a great way for young girls to stay active and gain self-confidence, but before they can learn, they’re going to need the right shoes. As with soccer, baseball and other sports, most dancing requires special shoes that enhance freedom of movement and provide stable traction. With that in mind, we did some research and curated a list featuring a few of our favorite jazz shoes designed for big and little girls on the market. Each of our picks is offered in more than one colorway and comes in a wide range of sizes to choose from.
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1. Linodes Jazz Shoe
This pair has a soft leather upper with a light, flexible split-sole design that delivers support and traction.
Pros: They come in black and tan. They’re stretchy enough to slip on and off with ease. These have an arch insert for added comfort.
Cons: They may run small.
2. Bloch Dance Super Jazz
These full-grain leather shoes also have a rubber split sole and a strong elastic top piece designed for quick, easy changes.
Pros: A 100% cotton lining promotes breathability. EVA outsoles are lightweight, durable and flexible. They also come in tan and black.
Cons: Some may find these run somewhat big.
3. Dynadans Slip-on Shoe
These cow leather shoes feature split-sole construction and a neoprene arch insert for a better fit.
Pros: They’re also offered in black and tan.
Cons: This pair may also run large.