The one valid objection listed in this article is that wearing pointe shoes without ballet training is not real safe. My sister danced on pointe for years so out of curiosity I tried her pointe shoes on. Only had to try one motion to realize this was a real quick way to break an ankle.
I wouldn’t take a telephone poll and generally don’t answer numbers I don’t recognize at least the area code of, which is pretty much the norm for my peer group (30s). Short polls via text messaging would probably get a better response from young people.