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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

2022-2023 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 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

  • Tuesdays 10-10:30 AM | STUDIO: Chapman | START DATE: Sept. 20th, 2022

Winter

  • Mondays 10-10:30 AM | STUDIO: Chapman | START DATE: Jan. 16th, 2023

  • Tuesdays 10-10:30 AM | STUDIO: Chapman | START DATE: Jan. 17th, 2023

Spring

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 

 
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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:

Ages 3-4 

14 Week Fall Term (September 2022- December 2023)

18 Week Winter/Spring Term (January - May 2023)

Fall Term Days & Times:

Mondays 5-5:45 PM | Chapman Studio |START DATE: Sept. 12th, 2022 |  Enroll!

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Saturdays 9:30-10:15 AM | Chapman Studio | START DATE: Sept. 10th, 2022 |  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

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:

Ages 4-5

14 Week Fall Semester (September 2022- December 2023)

18 Week Spring Semester (January - May 2023)

FALL TERM DAYS/TIMES:

Tuesdays 5-5:45 PM | Chapman Studio | Starts Sept. 13th, 2022 |  Enroll!

Saturdays 10:30-11:15 AM | Chapman Studio | Starts Sept. 10th, 2022 |  Enroll!

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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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 Semester (September 2022- December 2023)

18 Week Spring Semester (January - May 2023)

FALL TERM DAY/TIME:

Saturdays 11:30AM -12:15 PM | New London Studio | Starts Sept. 10th, 2022 |  Enroll!

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 & Tuition

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

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

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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

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)

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

The membership covers both 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. 

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.

Need Assistance?

Call or Text 860.579.1154