What’s in a name? Well for us … A LOT! We put a TONS of heart and energy into our company name. We want to share the meaning behind it so you will always remember APOLLA!
We believe dancers are artists AND athletes. Apolla brings sport science technology to this industry and the beautiful art of dance with our Shocks featuring, revolutionary arch support, ankle stability, energy absorption, and traction all in one. Our Shocks are NOT just the same old dance sock!
We decided on the name Apolla, derived from the Greek God “Apollo” who was also known as “the Dancer”.
Apollo was the teacher of the muses, who were the inspiration for the arts and sciences, something very near and dear to our hearts. He was also known as a healer, one of our main goals is to assist in preventing injury and keep dancers dancing!
We, of course, had to add a female aspect to the name since we are an all female owned company. The male “o” of Apollo became the female “a” of Apolla to reflect such, but do not be mistaken, our Shocks are for ALL, men and women!
We made the “a” in our company name the alpha symbol for its dual meaning of alpha being the ‘first and the best’, and also to embed the scientific aspect into our name, our products derive from a scientific base that supports the real world needs of dancers in all disciplines.
Now that you know a little more about our name, learn more about us and our Shocks! Check out our site for more details and to order or contact us for more information! There is NOTHING on the market like these and the time to try them out is NOW!
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Apolla Performance … not Apollo! Have you seen that dance sock with the alpha on the back of those black, nude or teal socks at a convention? Or maybe that open heel sock that is sleek and supportive? You have found what you are looking for! All of Apolla Shocks are dance socks that are as durable or more so than any other dance shoe or dance sock on the market. What is truly remarkable about them is the sports science technology to make these high quality compression dance socks that have arch support, ankle stability, and energy absorption. All of our Shocks also have the option of our amazing invisible customizable traction! The traction makes these dance socks have the perfect grip when you need it, but allows for gliding. All Apolla Shocks also are anti-microbial and moisture-wicking. They are the revolutionary dance sock that will replace your dance shoes and dance socks… there is an Apolla Shock for every style, floor, class and convention!
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