From the author of The Ballet Combination Book, The Pointe Class Book is a complilation of over 100 combinations and ideas for teaching beginning and intermediate pointe. This can be used with many of the wonderful ballet class CD's available today. Some very basic technique ideas are included as well as some more difficult combinations. Combinations are given in the following categories: Slow Releves and Rolling through the shoe, Medium speed Relevés with Tendu,Beginning Bourrée and Pas de bourrée, Quick Relevés that transfer Center, Intermediate and one foot Relevés, Piqué at the barre, Several Center sections, Sissonne Relevé, Turns from the corner, Grande Allegro, Ballonne, Italian Fouette and more. This second edition was updated with the notes for Sleeping Beauty Variations: Vivacity, Temperament, Silver Fairy, Diamond Fairy, Auroras Act 3 Variation, and,Female Bluebird Variation. Also a female variation from the Flower Festival and the Swan Lake Pas de Quatre - The Little Swans.