KINDERTANZT! is a training in dance education for pedagogical professionals according to the guidelines of the Hessian Education Plan in the area 0 to 10 years. The joint project of Crespo Foundation and Tanzplattform Rhein-Main was developed on an artistic-pedagogical basis.

In the training course, practical and theoretical work is carried out on early childhood movement development based on various somatic practices.


  • a continuous link between theory and practice
  • the linking of artistic and pedagogical principles to movement
  • the self-experience with movement development
  • as well as sensorimotor bodywork
  • multiprofessional team
  • consulting and process support for the transfer of the contents on site in the facilities

The training supports professionals to introduce and establish methods of dance education in their respective institutions. Participants are given practical tools to design movement programs and dance projects according to the current state of pedagogical dance education for children and adolescents and to integrate different concepts and practices. The focus is on access to movement through a creative and artistic process.


To educators, teachers, pedagogues in elementary education, day care centers and social pedagogical institutions who work with children and want to use their competences in the field of dance and movement as well as people who are curious about new movement and body experiences. Attendance of an introductory workshop is a prerequisite for participation.


Silke Wiegand & Simona Piroddi (direction) | dancers and dance facilitators
Nira Priore Nouak (concept KINDERTANZT!) | contemporary dance pedagogue, learning and development facilitator