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Fall 2019 / 2020 Schedule

Monday - starts Sept 9th

4:30pm Hip Hop Mini's with Karrie Ann

5:30pm Beginner 2 Combo with Karrie Ann

6:30pm Jr Hip Hop with Karrie Ann

7:30pm Adv. Hip Hop with Karrie Ann

Tuesday - starts Sept 10th

 4pm Perfect Ten after school program (starts 9/17)

5pm Ballet/Pre-Pointe (Beginner) age 7-11

6pm Jr Adult Combo with Arlene

7pm JV Adult Combo with Arlene

Wednesday - starts Sept 11th

 4pm Mini Competition Practice with Brittany/Liz 

5:15pm Tiny Dancer / Tumbling with Liz (age 5/6) -FULL

6:15pm Ballet/Pointe Technique with Liz

7:15pm Open Level Jazz Fusion/Lyrical with Liz

Thursday - starts Sept 12th

4pm Beginner/Intermediate Acro with Karrie

5pm Intermediate/Advanced Acro with Karrie

6pm Intermediate 1 Combo with Karrie

7pm Jr Competition Practice with Karrie

Friday - starts Sept 13th

4:30pm Tiny Dancer / Tumbling with Liz (age 3/4) - FULL

5:30pm Beginner 1 Combo with Brittany

6:30pm Tap Technique with Liz

7:30pm Hip Hop Technique with Caleb Dean (starts 9/20)

Saturday - starts Sept 14th

10am Sr/Hip Hop Competition with Lena/Karrie Ann

12pm Intermediate 2 Combo with Lena

1pm Tiny Dancer class (age 3-6) with Lena 

2pm Advanced Combo with Lena

About Us


Liz Schneider

 Ms. Liz is an instructor and owner of the Sternfeld Dance Studio.  Liz teaches Tiny Dancer/tumbling as well as Ballet, Tap technique, and Jazz Fusion.  She began dancing at  3 years old and grew to love dance, especially tap and ballet. She has continued to expand her knowledge through educational classes at the National Dance Education Organization as well as workshop classes with Avi Miller/Ben Ofer, Deborah Wingert, Rhonda Miller, Denise Wall, and Wade Robson.  Liz continues to expand her knowledge of dance at annual Dance Summits.  Along with running the studio, Liz works in Quality Improvement at Camphill Village in Copake and also works as an Independent Contractor assisting individuals with Developmental Disabilities develop individualized budgets and supports for independent living.


Karrie Cox

Ms. Karrie is a dance and acrobatic instructor.  Karrie also is the Junior Competition team's coach.  She teaches and has taught all levels of dance and acrobatics from young beginners to advance dancers and gymnasts.  She began gynmnastics at the age of 8 and dance at the age of 9.  She enjoys dancing and tumbling as one of her main hobbies and passions.


Arlene Walch

 Arlene started her dancing career at the age of 2 and began assisting with classes as a 7th grader. She started teaching her own classes in 10th grade.  Arlene loves studying all types of dance but her primary focus and love is tap. She not only teaches the adult combination class at Sternfeld's, but she currently works as a nurse educator at the local hospital and is adjunct faculty at the local Community College. 


Caleb Dean

 Caleb is a 16 year old dancer and teacher choreographer who lives in upstate New York. Caleb has been dancing since the age of 5. Caleb has trained under a few local studios and teachers over the past few years. Caleb has also been a top competitor on the competition circuit for the past 6 years in his amazing dance solos, duets and groups in hip-hop, lyrical, jazz, contemporary and musical theater. He holds many regional dance titles and has won numerous scholarships and awards throughout his competition years. Most recent this year Caleb was awarded with a full scholarship from monsters of hip-hop to train at Los Angeles premier dance studio Millennium.
Caleb has also attended multiple conventions, classes and workshops in New York City, and all over the north east and has trained under choreographers such as Misha Gabriel, Luther Brown, Nappy Tabs, Ian Eastwood, Laura Edwards, Wilda beast, Janelle Ginestra, Sean Lew, Lacey Schwimmer and more well known industry names. Caleb also trained under Jona Biddle and was awarded a prodigy scholarship and has trained under Man in Motion based out of NYC where he has worked on multiple dance video and modeling projects.
Caleb won a full scholarship to Joffrey Ballet School’s hip-hop summer program last year where he trained intensively for three weeks in all styles of hip-hop under industry professionals from LA and NYC. Through this program he had the opportunity to work on a dance video project with “Tynee” Goshow.    Caleb over the past few years has also been both a dance teacher and assistant dance teacher for many recreation and competition level dances. Many of the competition dances Caleb helped choreograph have won top adjudications at competitions and also placed first or top 5 on the regional and national level  


Karrie Ann Silvernail

 Karrie-Ann has been dancing since she was two years old! She became the student teacher of the gymnastics classes when she was 12, then transitioned into dance at 14. She has attended numerous dance competitions and dance conventions, and now helps choreograph for the Sternfeld Competition Team. She has studied all types of dance, but her primary focus is Hiphop. She is going to school to be an elementary school teacher. She hopes to work with students of all ages to nourish their love for dance and continue their journey as a dancer!  


Brittany DiPalma

Biography coming soon


Lena Alessi

Biography coming soon

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Sternfeld Dance Studio

4 Park Place Hudson NY 12534

(518) 227-0064