The Arc-en-ciel school / ESI Nendaz-Siviez, is....
A small ski school with a family-friendly atmosphere and a huge warm welcome. We have been in business since 1998, and have acquired an experience that guarantees quality for our customer.
Our view is that teaching is above all about people. We keep our groups small so that you and your children get the time and attention you need.
Our instructors, some of whom are local and some of whom come from further away, are all trained in-house and/or by Jeunesse et Sport and/or by Swiss Snowsports. They have been with us for many years and love what they do – and together, they are an amazing team that’s skilled, flexible and multi-lingual.
Julie and Tania are the ski school’s co-directors, and they run an organisation that’s proactive and well-established – and we are, of course, always available to discuss your needs.
Welcome to our fantastic ski school, and we can’t wait to meet you!The team at Arc-en-ciel in images
The Arc-en-ciel [‘rainbow’] ski school was founded in September 1998 by Marina Praz-Wicki, Germaine Lathion and Sylvie Schneiter to develop a teaching method for very young children.
Following a few years running the ski school on her own, the founder Marina PW joined forces in 2013 with her ski instructor Tania Fournier.
There were plenty of new developments in 2020 when our reception site moved to the sports store On The Mountain at Siviez, and there were management changes too as Marina PW made the decision to hand over the reins to Julie Rindlisbacher - Beachler.
The Arc-en-ciel/ESI Nendaz-Siviez ski school and its 30+ staff look forward to welcoming you with the same enthusiasm and the same love of snow sports as we have always had!Photo archive
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Really happy with my experience at Esi, my son did a week there and my daughter did 3 days there. Really pleased with the instructor John he was incredibly kind to the children!! They got a medal 🥇
I recommend this ski school 😆😆
Our daughters aged 5 and 7 loved the lessons with Marina, the really kind teacher who got them to make great progress in just a week! They had fun:). A really warm welcome at the ESI, truly the best!
Very high level ski school. As attentive to little beginners as to teenagers. Teachers and administrative staff are top notch. Personally we have been attending this school for over 20 years and the quality is always there.More reviews
- The international Ecoles de Ski [‘Ski schools’] are independent organisations that have got together and adopted a common quality charter to provide very high quality services. All of them were set up by professionals keen to provide snow sports instruction in a new way that is more people-orientated, with more personalised services.
- This history has been key to shaping our identity: day after day, we are driven by our enthusiasm for sharing and for creativity as well as by our independent mindset and the love of a job well done.ESI