Open heel and toe ankle and arch support. Seamless knit design provides effect support for dancers during the long hours of training. Helps remove inflammation, support the arch, stabilize the ankle, reduce fatigue and help build strength. Can be worn in any dance shoe to provide extra support while recovering from an injury or proactively preventing an injury.
5 colours: Nude 1, Nude 2, Nude 3, Pink, Black
Support Scale: Level 1 Standard Support (lowest level)
Arch and ankle support for dancers that want bare toes and heels for:
What does Joule mean?
The amount of energy used to accelerate the body
The foundational force or base element for movement
A stripped-down shock designed to harness this energy and support your body while maximizing contact with the floor
Now you don’t have to choose between being in pain and dancing barefoot
3 shades of nude give you a clean line when you are bare-legged
Black offers the look of a stirrup and optimizes long lines when worn with leggings
Pink allows you to wear them in ballet, under or over your tights
This new, scaled-down style of Shock is a compression sleeve that provides arch and ankle support whiles allowing the ball of the foot and heel to be exposed
Open heel & ball of the foot allows for a natural grip on the floor
Available in ballet pink, black and 3 shades of nude
For bare legs or leggings to complete your line
Incognito under ballet tights and hidden under pointe shoe ribbons
Can also be worn with any dance shoe to provide much-needed support
Moisture wicking (keep your feet dry)
Anti-microbial (they don’t stink easily)
They are washable
You don’t have to wash them as often as a typical sock but unlike your dance shoes, you can wash them!
Comfort fit on Achilles Tendon makes it comfortable on the back of your heel and does not interfere with the heel of the shoe
Apolla 3 A’s Standard Support:
Revolutionary Arch Support
When you don’t have support in your arch, the force of dancing yanks on the plantar fascia at the insertion points and causes inflammation.
To keep strong arches, it is good to give them support in class and after during recovery
This doesn’t restrict you from building strong ankles. In fact, it helps remove inflammation which can cause pain and force you to stop dancing
More time dancing is what will help you build strength
It is supportive, not restricting
Support Scale: Level 1 Standard Support (lowest level)
DID YOU KNOW? Dancer injury rates are TWICE the amount as football players from the knee down? It’s true! Most of those dancer injuries are caused by overuse, repetitive strain & inflammation (65% from the knee down). This inflammation causes pain, aches & can lead to chronic injuries. We want to help you ache less & feel better. How do we do that?
Targeted compression to assist circulation & recovery by reducing inflammation
Arch support & ankle stability offer similar support provided by taping
Knit-in energy absorption provides metatarsal (and heel comfort for full-coverage Shocks)
Compression feels like your feet and ankles are receiving a nice, snug hug. It is not uncomfortable, but it will feel different. Apolla uses compression levels that are high enough to effectively lift the plantar fascia in targeted insertion points on the arches to help keep it lifted and supported. It also helps to stabilize the ankle’s tendons and ligaments. Wear your Apolla Shocks in class for support and reduce inflammation, then wear them AFTER class for recovery. Recovery and rest allow your feet and legs to be fresh the next day. They are also great for travel and everyday wear. If you are nursing an injury, wear your Shocks as much as you can. This is very similar to the support you will get from taping…except it allows for better movement and comfort. This compression helps remove the inflammation, which in turn helps you ache less and feel better…AKA Dance Longer & Dance Stronger!
Apolla Shocks are incredibly durable but just like the arch of a good tennis shoe, the effectiveness will lessen with time, wear and tear. We guarantee they will last you 6-9 months, but we encourage you to replace them to keep your support effective…because they will still look and feel great after 6-9 months.
All of your Apolla Shocks® can absolutely be washed…yes, even those with traction! In fact, the fit gets more comfortable with wear and washing. We hope you notice over time they start to form to your foot for a perfect, custom fit. It is important to take care of your Shocks and wash them properly in order to protect the compression, moisture-wicking, and anti-microbial properties, but also to maximize the lifespan of your Shocks. It is okay to use rosin with your Shocks. Like dance shoes it is recommended you keep the toenails short to avoid puncturing the Shock. For the traction pairs, you do not need to wash your Shocks daily. This may prolong the traction of your Shocks. Please use the following guidelines to care for your Shocks:
Wash with warm water in gentle cycle
Low tumble dry
Do NOT use fabric softener or dryer sheets
You will get best results if you wash and dry your Shocks in the Apolla mesh bag (sold separately)
Wash with warm water in gentle cycle. Low tumble dry. Do NOT use fabric softener or dryer sheets. For best results, wash and dry your Shocks in the Apolla Mesh Bag (sold separately). For Shocks with traction, socks do not need to be washed daily or even weekly. They are antimicrobial and moisture wicking so they do not need to be washed too often. Water will naturally break down the traction faster. Wash your Shocks minimally to possibly preserve the life of the traction.