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Summer Classes

Hudson Dance Collective - Classes June 8th - July 13th

Thursdays 10:30am - 12pm    Adult Beginner Ballet with Adam

Saturdays 10:30am - 12pm     Adult Beginner Ballet with Emma

Saturdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm     Adult Improvisation with Davon

Sundays 12:30pm - 1:30pm     Adult Improvisation with Davon

Sundays 5pm - 6pm     Relaxercise with Adam

July 5th at 6pm     Pay-What-You-Can-Dance-Jam with Tate

$60 for 5 classes or $15 for a drop in class

Summer Dance Lessons June 24th - August 16th

Tuesdays 4pm - 5pm     Tiny Dancer Ballet/Tap with Liz

Tuesdays 5pm-6pm     Mini Competition with Liz and Brittany

Tuesday 6pm-7pm     Tap and Jazz Technique with Liz

Wednesday 5pm - 6pm     Ballet/Pointe with Liz

Thursday 2pm - 4pm     Junior Competition with Karrie (starts July 11th)

Senior Competition with Lena TBD

Summer Acrobatic Lessons July 11th - August 22nd

Thursday 4pm - 5pm     Beginner/Intermediate Acro with Karrie

Thursday 5pm - 6pm     Intermediate/Advanced Acro with Karrie

Summer Dance and Acro lessons are $15 for a drop in class.  A full session of dance is $104 and a full session of Acro is $78.

About Us


Liz Schneider

 Ms. Liz is an instructor and owner of the Sternfeld Dance Studio.  Liz teaches beginner and intermediate level dance as well as Pointe/Pre-Pointe and Tap technique.  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. 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. 


Victoria Zidel

Biography coming soon


Brittany DiPalma

Biography coming soon


Lena Alessi

Biography coming soon


Karrie Ann Silvernail

Biography coming soon




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Sternfeld Dance Studio

4 Park Place Hudson NY 12534

(518) 227-0064