About us

Our Programme

We provide recreational, non- competitive gymnastics classes for children aged 4-16years. We also have a strong pre-school programme for children aged 18mths-5years. Gymnasticals offers a strong progressive programme that allows gymnasts to progress from beginner, to intermediate and advanced recreational levels.

We have more than 140 children of all ages and abilities in our classes and and believe that all children no matter their ability have access to expert tuition and reach their best potential. We strongly believe in fostering a culture of positive spirit and motivation. Our classes are mainly in English and in German if needed.

The Team

We are experienced coaches and former-elite gymnasts. who are pride ourselves on offering the best gymnastics education in the area.

Manami Jenden

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Manami Jenden started Gymnasticals in 2015 in response to many budding gymnasts wanting to practise their skills but with nowhere to go in the Canton of Zug. Since it's beginnings, Manami is proud to have developed a strong, proven gymnastics programme, the only one if it's kind in Zug that allows non-competitive gymnasts of all ages to develop correct gymnastics skills and practices in a progressive, safe and fun way.  Manami teaches our artistic gymnastics programme. She was a former national elite competitive gymnast in the UK, coached by world class performance coach Vladimir Aksenov (coach to 2 World Champions). She is an experienced & qualified coach in both recreational and competition gymnastics. Manami is also a pre-school qualified gymnastics coach and holds the St John's first aid.

Karolina Kadja

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Karolina is a former competitive acrobatics gymnast in Poland where she accomplished many significant competitions including a bronze medal at the Polish championships in acrobatic Gymnastics.

 

After leaving her home country in 2017 to study in the UK, she continued her gymnastics journey as a gymnastics coach, where she collaborated with two gymnastics schools. She is an experienced coach of all levels, in both acrobatics & artistic gymnastics. She is a qualified Level 2 coach.

 

As Karolina continues her education as an Architect in Zurich, she is happy that she can continue her passion helping kids develop their skills at Gymnasticals. 

Karolina joins the Gymnasticals team in September 2022.

Olesya Kalnishevskaya

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Olesya has been coaching competitive artistic gymnastics at the Zurich International School in Wädenwil since 2016. She will be joining the Gymnasticals team in Baar from August 2021.

Olesya is a former international rhythmic gymnast, a Russian National team member from 1992 until 1997 as well as a gold medal winner of the Russian Championships. She has competed and won many medals at prestigious international tournaments. To her name she holds silver medals in the 1993 (Czech Republic), 1994 (Italy), 1994 (Germany) Grand Prix Tournaments, a gold medal in the 1994 Yugoslavia Individual all-rounds to name but a few.

In additon, Olesya is a qualified physical education teacher.