How it works
We designed The First Step program for the true beginner. Whether you’ve never danced before or it’s been years since you’ve been in the studio, our world-renowned instructors will teach you the basics through fun, easy-to-learn routines.
Instant access to beginner-level on-demand classes
Try classes in multiple styles to find what you love
Learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home
Hit pause, rewind, or watch classes on repeat
Beginner dance classes in every major style
Hip-hop
Jazz
Ballet
Contemporary
Tap
Meet your instructors
tWitch
Hip-Hop
Tiler Peck
Ballet
Molly Long
Jazz
Mel Mah
Contemporary
Alyson Stoner
Hip-Hop
Paul Karmiryan
Latin Ballroom
Mark Meismer
Lyrical
Maud Arnold
Tap
Lucy Vallely
Contemporary
Guy Groove
Hip-Hop
Brandon O’neal
Musical Theatre
Kurtis Sprung
Ballet
Carly Blaney
Jazz
Karen Chuang
Contemporary
Geom Carreira
Breaking
Caley + Kelsey Carr
Tap
Saleemah Knight
Jazz
Melissa Sandvig
Ballet
Grasan Kingsberry
Musical Theatre
Noel Bajandas
Hip-Hop
Erin Babbs
Jazz
Lonni Olson
Lyrical
Kat Burns
Musical Theatre
Kent Boyd
Jazz
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What do I get when I sign up?
What do I get when I sign up?
When you sign up for The First Step beginner dance program, you’ll also get a full year membership with CLI Studios, which includes:
A library of 800+ on-demand dance classes
Classes in every major dance style taught by 300+ world-renowned choreographers
New dance classes added every week in every style and level
Take classes anytime, anywhere on your desktop, phone, or TV
Try all of our classes free for 7 days when you sign up
Get on-demand access on any device
What our members say
With CLI Studios, I get to take classes in styles that I am a beginner in just because I enjoy them! When I am in my own space, there is no pressure in the room for anything but fun.
Amy S.
I love that I am getting such a great opportunity to train with such great teachers at such a low price! I love all of the classes!
Melinda M.
With an ever-changing daily schedule, it’s great to know that I have access to classes when I’m available. I also love to learn…so having access to the best in the industry is nothing short of amazing!
Seema S.
I love the ability to take such a wide variety of classes from my home! Every single teacher has been inspiring, constructive, and fun! I also find it so cool to take class with famous dancers and choreographers!
Kaitlyn G.
Have questions?
What is The First Step?
We designed The First Step program for the true beginner dancer. Get access to a library of beginner-level online dance classes in multiple styles, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, latin ballroom, and tap. Our world-renowned instructors will teach you the basics through fun, easy-to-learn dance routines.
What age is ideal for The First Step?
Beginner dancers of all ages can take The First Step classes. We offer classes tailored specifically for youth ages 8-18, as well as adults ages 18+.
What does my membership include?
By registering for The First Step, you’ll also get a full year membership with CLI Studios, so you can continue your dance journey once you master the basics. Your CLI Studios annual subscription includes a library of 800+ on-demand dance classes in beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, taught by the world’s best choreographers – with new classes added every week. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to join us for LIVE events throughout the year included in the cost of your membership!
What does it cost?
You can get started with CLI Studios with a 7-day free trial then choose between our Monthly Plan for $29/month or Annual Plan for $199/year. Both plans include access to The First Step program, as well as unlimited access to 1,000+ dance classes from over 300 top instructors, with new classes added every week.
How do I cancel?
If you don’t want to continue your CLI Studios Membership, you can cancel your Membership renewal at any time by contacting info@clistudios.com