Aerial Silks is a fun, challenging and specialized class where you will fly high on our 22 ft long silks! Silks class will take patience, strength and determination. Starting off with climbing and strength exercises you will then learn different holds, drops and positions on the silk. Conquer your fear of heights with this "cirque" like class!
Ballet I & II
This class is the student’s first introduction to formal ballet class structure. More advanced stretching and strengthening exercises are given, barre work is introduced with a greater emphasis on vocabulary. Musicality continues to be emphasized along with balance and coordination through the strengthening of the body core. Center floor work is introduced with continued focus on the positions of the arms, legs and feet using classical ballet vocabulary.
Advanced stretching and strengthening exercises are given, barre work is continued with a greater emphasis on vocabulary and French terminology. Musicality continues to be emphasized along with balance and coordination through the strengthening of the body core. Center work is introduced with continued focus on the positions of the arms, legs and feet using classical ballet vocabulary.
One must audition separately to become a part of the competition team at Bourne 2 Dance. There are two levels in our competition team, Junior and Senior. Our team competes locally in both regional and national competitions! We also travel out of state to select competitions. This team is held to high standards and is for the more committed dancer
These classes teach the fundamentals of hip hop movement and vocabulary. Stretching, isolations, rhythms, musicality, upper body strength and funky footwork will all be incorporated. Hip Hop is about personal style and expression. This high energy class can be taught to anyone with a passion to move, so no dance experience is required
Dancing on pointe is the act of standing on the tips of the toes while performing steps from ballet. Also known as pointe work, it is performed using hard–toed and stiff-shanked pointe shoes. Dancing on pointe requires strength and skill, so prior permission from instructor is required before students begin taking pointe classes. At least one ballet class is required along with pointe class.
Perfect for the younger student, this class is designed as an introduction to dance. The class will explore movement through music, stimulate students' imagination and promote creativity. It will also give them an understanding of the classroom community, improve social skills and develop fine motor skills all while having fun!
This class is dedicated to teaching pointe fundamentals to students of the appropriate age and technical ability. Because of the risk of injury, students must be physically ready so one complete dance year of pre-pointe and a pointe evaluation is required before advancement to pointe class. The pointe evaluation allows teachers and students the opportunity to see where the student needs work in order to prepare for pointe. The evaluation focuses on legs (straightness and strength), feet (flexibility, strength, alignment, and shape), ankles (strength and straightness), and overall body alignment.
Tap and Ballet Combo is the perfect class for young dancers looking for an introduction into dance. Dancers will learn the basics of ballet usuing vocabulary and structure. The class is shared with tap, where children will learn about all the sounds that their feet can make! This combo class is full of the high energy sounds of Tap paired with the control and discipline of Ballet.
Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with the current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty