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Preschool dance classes at The Dance Extension in southeastern connecticut

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Toddler preschool dance classes southeastern connecticut

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Preschool dance classes at The Dance Extension in southeastern connecticut

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Mini Movers Academy

If your child starts moving when the music comes on, we have a class for you! 

 

TDE Preschool Program

2021-2022 Programs
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New Classes start in September & January 
My child is...
Ages 2-3
 
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Boogie & Books

Parent & Tot

The next memory with your child is waiting to be made!  Awaken your child's imagination as we dance a new story each week, and create lasting memories together! Specially designed for the toddler and caregiver, this class not only inspires creativity, but provides a unique opportunity to connect with your little mover through movement, music, stories and dance!. 

 

Class Details:
6 Week Program | Chapman Studio
Days & Times:
Wednesday, 4-4:40 PM | Chapman Studio |
Starts 11/3/21  | FULL

Wednesday, 4-4:40 PM  | New London Studio | Starts 1/19/22
Tuition: 1 Installment of $114 or 2 Installments of $57 

Girls: Play clothes or Pink skirted leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes

Boys: Play clothes or White t-shirt, black shorts, bare feet 

Parents/Caregivers: Comfortable athletic attire

"I can't tell you how excited Alexis was for dance this week! Her face says it all.

Alexis had a blast and we look forward to her second year of dance. Thank you so much! " 

Kristin R., TDE Parent 

 
Ages 3-4
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Little Leapers preschool dance program and classes at The Dance Extension in Southeastern Connecticut

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Preschool dance classes Connecticut

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Little Leapers preschool dance program and classes at The Dance Extension in Southeastern Connecticut

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Little Leapers 1

Your child will twirl, spin and leap right through this lively class! 

 

Watch your child's self-confidence increase with every step!  Your preschooler will explore basic ballet steps, motor skills (marching, galloping, skipping), shapes and rhythms while enriching his/her imagination and love of movement.  The Little Leapers program is an excellent foundation for all style of dance. The curriculum incorporates exciting props and adventure-filled movement stories that children love and remember for years to come.

 

Level 1 Class Details:

14 Week Fall Semester (September - December)

18 Week Spring Semester (January - May) 

Days & Times:

Mondays, 5-5:45 PM | Chapman Studio

Mondays, 5-5:45 PM | New London Studio

Wednesdays 4-4:45 pm | Chapman Studio | NEW CLASS! Starts Jan. 5th, 2022

Saturdays, 9:30-10:15 AM | Chapman Studio | NEW CLASS! Starts Jan. 8th, 2022

Attire:
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Girls
: Pink skirted leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes

Boys: White shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, Black ballet shoes or bare feet 

TDE Parents Share: "Not only are you great dance teachers, but we feel you teach much more than that; including manners, morals, and how to be a good person, which are invaluable in today's society. We think it is wonderful that you have the Community Dance Ensemble through which you teach your students to give back to the community and others."  - Nathan & Michelle Booth 

 
Ages 4-5

Little Leapers 2

If your child starts moving when the music comes on, this is the class for you! 

 

Your child will twirl, spin and leap right through this lively class! Little Leapers is an excellent foundation for all styles of dance. Watch your child's self-confidence increase with every step!  Your preschooler will explore basic ballet steps, motor skills (marching, galloping, skipping), shapes and rhythms while enriching his/her imagination and love of movement.  The Little Leapers curriculum incorporates exciting props and adventure-filled movement stories that children love and remember for years to come.

 

Level 2 Class Details:

14 Week Fall Semester (September - December)

18 Week Spring Semester (January - May)

Tuesdays, 5-5:45 pm | Chapman Studio 

Saturdays, 10:30-11:15 AM | Chapman Studio

Girls: Pink skirted leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes

Boys: White shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, Black ballet shoes or bare feet 

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Tiny Tumblers

Is your monkey always upside down? We're excited to introduce students to Tiny Tumblers based on the AcroDance Preschool Program by Acrobatic Arts.  It's a fun way to explore both dance and acrobatics at the foundation level. This energetic class focuses on learning the Acro positions, locomotor skills (galloping, leaping, jumping, hopping), flexibility, balance. It also enhances cooperation and social skills and includes music, dance, basic tumbling, and, of course,  friendship & fun.

Class Details:

18 Week Spring Semester (January - May)

DAY/TIME: TBA| STUDIO: TBA | START DATE: TBA. 

Girls: Pink leotard, black jazz shorts, pink or tan footless tights 

Boys: White shirt, black sweatpants or shorts & bare feet 

 

A TDE Parent Shares: "Amélie truly loves dance class and loves all of her teachers. Thank you for teaching her the beautiful art and discipline of dance and for filling her with such joy, pride and accomplishment each week.  The Dance Extension is clearly a very special place, and we are honored to be a part of it."  - Alexa Kydd, TDE Parent 

Enrollment

Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Enroll early to reserve a space in your preferred class!

Academy Students (1st Semester) are automatically enrolled & guaranteed a spot in 2nd Semester.   

Click this button to Enroll via Our Online Portal: 

Please allow 48 business hours for processing.
A class confirmation will be emailed prior to debit/credit card processing.

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A TDE Parent Shares: "We truly appreciate you and are so glad that you have passed on a love of dance, movement and exercise to Aubrey. Thanks you for all that you do."  - Amanda B., TDE Parent 

Academy Tuition

1st Semester begins in September and 2nd Semester begins in January.

Academy tuition is payable by one of our simple Installment Plans outlined below.

Annual Membership (Non-Refundable)

$25 Individual / $40 Family (Immediate)

The Annual Member Fee is due at the time of registration along with the first tuition installment.

The membership covers both semesters.

NOTE: If member fee was paid in Summer of 2021, it is valid for the next two semesters. 

Tuition is non-refundable and will not be refunded or prorated for unattended or cancelled classes. In the case of prolonged illness/injury (verified by a Physician), a Tuition Credit less a processing fee are at the Director's discretion. 

Need Assistance?

Call or Text 860.579.1154