Barbara Rellstab

  • Founder & Director
  • Rella's Spielhaus

Barbara came to New York in 1997 to pursue her acting career. After several successful years in various productions, Barbara spent 6 years as a Manhattan Real Estate Broker and traveled the world as a producer for Bugatti International.

When her son Oliver was born in 2009, Barbara sensed the need for a “Mommy and Me” Story Time Format in German. And in 2011 Lieder & Geschichten (now Kinderklassen) was born, first as picnic in Central Park, then at the Central Harlem Library and soon in various studios from Brooklyn to White Plains.

Today, together with Manhattan’s first German Language Immersion Day Care & Preschool Rella’s Spielhaus, the Kinderklassen, and the Summer Courses and One-Day Intensives the Team offers of the UWS, Barbara is honored to be part of the German Language Community and looks forward to growing together with the Bi-and Tri-lingual German families in the Tri-State Area.