Modern jazz dance is an elegant, explosive, and exciting dance style that is influenced by all forms including Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Broadway. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
This diagram from Russian Pointe illustrates pointe shoe anatomy, including but not limited to: shank, vamp, platform, toe box, wings, pleats and insole.
this will always have a place in my heart. no matter how long its been, sliding on a pair of these is like a little slice of home for my feet.