SARAH ZECCHINO - OWNER
Sarah began dancing at the age of 2 in Rochester, NY. She was trained in Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, African, and Hip Hop. Sarah received a scholarship from her dance studio her junior year in High School. Throughout High School Sarah participated in several work-shops and master classes, from Hip Hop at SUNY Brockport, Garth Fagan in Rochester, to Broadway Dance Center in NYC.
She then carried over her love for dance into college. Sarah attended the New York University, College at Buffalo majoring in Psychology with a minor in dance. As a freshman in College, Sarah was recruited to dance professionally with a traveling Modern Dance Company. Janet Reed and Dancers performed in numerous showcases and festivals in Western New York.
She was involved in the Dance Theatre Performing Arts Company, in which she performed annually and her senior year self-choreographed a piece for the showcase.
After graduating college, Sarah moved to Southwest Florida and began teaching at a local dance studio in Bonita Springs. Soon after Sarah opened the doors to her own studio in the Fall of 2011.
Since opening Bourne 2 Dance, Sarah has helped train her dancers to place 1st in Dance America Regionals and travel to the Grand Nationals Competition each summer.
ALEX VAN DER LUIT - INSTRUCTOR
Alex has been dancing for the past 17 years. She danced competitively when she was younger at Judy’s Dance Academy where she trained in Tap, Jazz, Clogging, ballet, acrobatics and Hip Hop. At the age of 10 Alex went to another studio called The Dance Center where she trained in jazz, acrobatics, ballet, modern, partnering and pointe. Soon after, she auditioned to be a part of a ballet company that the Dance Center also held on the side called The Brandon Ballet. Within in The Brandon Ballet she started out as an apprentice the youngest group to becoming a Pre-Professional the last 2 years of high school. Throughout being in the Brandon Ballet she has performed the Nutcracker every Christmas having many roles such as her favorite ones Snow Queen and Dew Drop Fairy! She has also been in many Spring productions such as Cinderella, Copellia, Paquita and much more. While at the Dance Center, she has assisted in many ballet camps and acrobatic camps. Now being a third year student at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she is studying to become an Elementary School teacher, she has danced on the dance team called the Dancing E’Gals for two years. Dancing for both men and woman basketball games, and also going to nationals for 2 years held at Disney World competing against many other Universities. Now Alex is excited to start teaching ballet at Bourne to Dance and being a part of their big dancing Family! She loves to dance and loves teaching kids and helping them grow as dancers!!
TERRI DAVENPORT - INSTRUCTOR
Terri started silks in her 40s with no athletic, dance, or gymnastics experience. However with proper instruction and self motivation she became interested in sharing her passion because silks is a beautiful art form that can make you mentally and physically stronger and is her secret to staying younger! She is also a wife to a firefighter, basketball mom to a high schooler, and dietitian for over 20 years. To keep up to date on class announcements and happenings, join our group on Facebook: Silks at Bourne 2 Dance and follow us on Instagram: @silks_at_bourne2dance.
SARAH KUHNOW - INSTRUCTOR