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Mini Movers Academy

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

 

Fall 2024 Programs

For PS, PK & Kindergarten

My child is...
Anchor 2
Ages 2-3
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Tiny Toes

Parent & Tot

The next memory with your child is waiting to be made!  Awaken your child's imagination as they 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

Fall 2024

  • TBA | STUDIO: Chapman | START DATE: Sept 2024

  • TBA | STUDIO: Chapman | START DATE: Sept 2024

Attire

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 

Academy 3-4
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Little Leapers
Ages 3-4

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:

Ages 3-4 

14 Week Fall Term: Sept. 10 - Dec 22, 2024

Days  & Times

  • TBA | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept  2024 |  Enroll!

  • TBA | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 2024 |  Enroll!

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
Littl Leapers 2
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 11 Foundational Dance Concepts as well as basic ballet steps, motor skills (marching, galloping, skipping), shapes and rhythms while enriching their 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:

Ages 4-5 

14 Week Fall Term: Sept. 10 - Dec 22, 2024

Days  & Times

  • TBA | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept  2024 |  Enroll!

  • TBA | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 2024 |  Enroll!

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

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

Little Tumblers
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Little Tumblers

Is your monkey always upside down? Little Tumblers is a fun way to explore both dance and acrobatics in the same class. Your child will learn the Acro positions, refine locomotor skills  like galloping, leaping, jumping, hopping; increase flexibility & balance and enhance their social skills. This exciting class includes music, dance, basic tumbling, friendship & fun. Little Tumblers is based on the preschool programs created by Acro Dance Teachers Association (ADTA) and Acrobatic Arts.

Class Details:

Ages 4 -5

14 Week Fall Term: Sept. 10 - Dec 22, 2024

Days  & Times

  • TBA | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept  2024 |  Enroll!

  • TBA | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 2024 |  Enroll!

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

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

Kindergarten
Kindergarten Classes   Ages 5-6
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Rising Stars

Ballet, Tap & Jazz Combo Class!
 

Your child will sparkle and shine in this exciting, creative class! Watch your child's confidence grow and his/her circle of friends expand as we explore ballet basics, the rhythms and musicality of tap and the exciting moves of jazz dance! An excellent class to get your tiny star moving and grooving!  No previous dance experience is necessary!

This class is great for Kindergarten and 1st graders with our without previous dance experience.

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Days & Times: 

Fall 2024

14 Week Fall Term: Sept. 10 - Dec 22, 2024
 

Days  & Times

  • TBA | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept  2024 |  Enroll!

  • TBA | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 2024 |  Enroll!

Attire

Girls: Marine blue leotard & skirt, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (no lace style preferred) and tan tap shoes. 

Boys: White T-Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Ballet Shoes, Black Tap Shoes

Anchor 1

Mini Stars

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Mini Stars
Hip Hop & Acro Combo Class!

Watch as your child explores the funkier side of dance. Hip Hop is all about developing self-expression and individual style! This class will have your child jumping with excitement each week!  The hip hop curriculum motivates students to move in new ways and incorporates age-appropriate music that will inspire your child's natural ability. Mini Stars includes basic Acro skill development based on Acro Dance Teachers Association (ADTA)'s K-1 program.

This class is great for Kindergarten and 1st graders with or without previous dance experience.

Days & Times:

Fall 2024

14 Week Fall Term: Sept. 10 - Dec 22, 2024

Days  & Times

  • TBA | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept  2024 |  Enroll!

  • TBA | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 2024 |  Enroll!

Attire

Girls: Marine Blue Leotard, Black Jazz Shorts, Tan Convertible Tights and Black Sparkle Sneakers or Clean Sneakers with velcro laces. 

Boys: White t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, socks, clean sneakers with velcro laces

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 

Academy Enrollment
Enrollment

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

Scroll down to view tuition. 

Academy Students (Fall term) are automatically enrolled & guaranteed a spot in the Winter/Spring Term.    

Academy Tuition

Academy Tuition

Fall Term begins in September and Winter/Spring Term begins in January.

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

Annual Membership (Non-Refundable)

$30 Individual / $40 Family (Immediate)

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. 

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

The membership covers both semesters and Summer 2025.

Click here to Enroll:

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

Need Assistance?

Call or Text 860.579.1154

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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 

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