“Breathing in. Breathing out. We do it at least 17,000 times a day. And how often do we think about it?” How often do we think about breathing? About the air we inhale and exhale? Not often at all and certainly not as often as we would if there wasn’t any oxygen in the atmosphere.
The Boutique summer dance season has just kicked off with an intense dance camp taught by guest choreographer Laurel Bashore. What better way to spend a portion of your summer than learning new techniques, staying in shape through dance, and having fun loosening up while being creative?
To the untrained, non-dancer’s eye, dance may look easy, even inimitable. But after just one minute of the movie, First Position, you will see how much blood, sweat, and tears goes into the art of dance. First Position is a documentary following seven dancers and their journey through personal sacrifice and injury to the Youth America Grand Pix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world. The movie takes you into the center of ballet where you get to see what goes on behind the scenes of these intense ballet dancers.
“A bold plot leads to an orphan on a terrible journey... to the brink of treason.” In the medieval land of Carthya, civil war is brewing. To keep the kingdom united, three orphans are bought to train to become an impostor of the king’s long-lost son. A Nobleman, Conner, devised an intelligent, yet devious, plan to install one of the fake princes on the royal throne.