The Joy of Dance

Providing a space to learn and practice!

(518) 227-0064

About Us


Liz Schneider

 Mrs Liz is an instructor and owner of the Sternfeld Dance Studio.  Liz teaches beginner and intermediate level dance as well as Pointe and Pre-Pointe.  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, 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

Biography coming soon


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


Enoel Rodriguez

Biography coming soon


Karrie Ann Silvernail

Biography coming soon

2018/2019 Dance Season



4:30pm Hip Hop Minis with Enoel  

5:30pm Tiny Dancers with Liz (class closed)

6:30pm Pre-Pointe with Liz

7:30pm Tap Technique with Liz



5pm Intermediate 3 Combo with Liz

6pm Jr Hip Hop with Enoel

7pm JV Combo with Arlene

8pm Jr Adult combo with Arlene



4pm Sr Acro with Karrie

5pm Pointe with Liz

6pm Advanced 1 Combo with Lena

7pm Advanced 2 Combo with Lena/Karrie Ann

8pm Sr Hip Hop with Karrie Ann



4pm Jr Acro with Karrie

5pm Beginner 3 combo with Karrie

6pm Intermediate 1 Combo with Karrie

7pm Jr Competition practice



5pm Beginner 2 Combo with Brittany

6pm Intermediate 2 Combo with Vicky

7pm Sr Competition practice with Liz/Vicky



10:30am Adult Ballet - Open Level (begins 4/13)

11:30am Tiny Dancers Ballet and Tap (begins 4/13)

Private lessons - please email to book a lesson




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Sternfeld Dance Studio

4 Park Place Hudson NY 12534

(518) 227-0064