“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.”
― Rachel Carson
Meet the Team
Originally from the US, Jane Greis and her husband Peter came to Switzerland 16 years ago and never looked back. They currently live in Stäfa and with their two boys ages 11 and 13. Jane is a Swiss-trained forest preschool teacher with additional training in neo-humanist early childhood education. She brings a life-long love of the arts and nature to her work with kids. Jane holds degrees in Humanties and Dance Studies and worked for many years in Boston as a contemporary dance choreographer and performer. She and her husband Peter are both trained massage therapists with certifications in pediatric massage. www.wellspringmassage.ch
Tatjana Popov, mother of two teenagers, is an experienced educator and is the director of Sunshine, a progressive preschool in Stafa Switzerland. She has a passion for beauty and creative enterprises especially music, dance and color.
Tatjana has a degree in pedagogy, has trained as a color therapist and has studied many forms of dance and movement. She is a life-long student of yoga and meditation and is a regular presenter and workshop leader at international conferences on education. Tatjana offers certificate training programs for neo-humanist teachers in Stäfa and internationally. www.sunshine-kids.org