“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 came to Switzerland 20 years ago and never looked back. She currently lives in Stäfa and with her husband and two sons ages 15 and 17. Jane is a Feuervogel Nature Pedagog 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. Jane is also a certified Creative Depth Coach with JourneyPath Institute where she works as a coach assistant. 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 Stäfa 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.