Where to Buy Dance Shoes

June 16th, 2009

 

I did it. I broke down and bought a pair of Nike Musique IV dance shoes for Zumba.

There are a wide variety of dance shoes available online, but I had been hesitating about making a purchase. I personally don’t like to buy shoes online for several reasons:

1. I like to try shoes on.
2. I don’t like to pay for shipping.
3. I’m afraid I won’t get around to making returns.
4. I rent an apartment, which can make receiving shipments difficult.

So last week, when I found a pair of Nike Musique IV dance shoes on a clearance rack at Famous Footware, I decided it was time to buy. The pair of dance shoes I found are metallic grey and cool blue – a little more flashy than I would like, but you get what you pay for. I paid $40, which is about a 30% discount off the $60 regular price.

My advice for those of us who are not online bargain hunters, watch for dance shoes on clearance racks at stores like Famous Footware, Marshall’s, TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack, or regular sporting goods stores. They are out there and you will find them, sooner or later…

Also see my “Sticky Shoes During Zumba” and “Best Zumba Shoes” and “Good Dance Shoes for Zumba” posts.

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8 Responses to “Where to Buy Dance Shoes”

  1. Sticky Shoes During Zumba at Rencsi on June 16, 2009 4:27 pm

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  2. Best Zumba Shoes at Rencsi on September 12, 2009 11:09 pm

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  3. Good Dance Shoes for Zumba at Rencsi on September 12, 2009 11:11 pm

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  4. Rencsi on November 27, 2009 4:19 pm

    Hey all! Just wanted to share that it’s Black Friday 2009 and I just saw a pair of Nike Music IV athletic dance shoes on clearance at DSW for $39.95. Deals are out there. Good luck.

  5. dan on November 30, 2009 11:51 pm

    can you recommend a zumba shoe for men?

  6. rencsi on December 1, 2009 2:36 am

    Good question, Dan! I will have to do some research and get back to you on that one. Stay tuned…

  7. rencsi on December 2, 2009 9:50 pm

    Dan,
    I think Capezio athletic dance shoes are your best bet for Zumba. Capezio is a very well respected brand of dance shoe and they offer men’s sizes.

    My favorite is the Capezio Rockit because it looks less like a dance shoe and more like an athletic shoe. The Rockit is a men’s dance shoe.

    Another good option is the Capezio Toggle. The reviews are good and a couple of reviews actually are people buying these shoes for Zumba. Toggles are unisex.

    Here are a couple of links to Zappos.com. I will write a post with more information about Zumba shoes for men as well.

    Capezio Rockit at Zappos.com
    http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/62878878/c/3.html

    Capezio Toggle at Zappos.com
    http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/20918793/c/14.html

    Men’s Athletic: Dance Page at Zappos.com
    http://www.zappos.com/n/es/d/722106092/page/1.html

  8. Best Zumba Shoes for Men at Rencsi on December 2, 2009 10:23 pm

    [...] I thought about men regarding Zumba until this week when a reader, Dan, posted a comment on my post Where to Buy Dance Shoes. Dan asked: can you recommend a zumba shoe for [...]

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