Nienke Reehorst was born in Holland. She works as choreographic assistant, dance- and yoga teacher. She is based in Brussels, Belgium. As a dancer she has worked with Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, Meg Stuart/ Damaged Goods, Ted Stoffer and Christine Desmedt amongst others.
She has been teaching for dance companies and festivals all through Europe and South America.
She works with theatre-, music- and circus productions as movement coach, and initiates social-art projects in Belgium and abroad. In 2001 she co-choreographed with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui the piece OOK for Theater Stap, a theatre company for people with learning disabilities. Since then she has been collaborating with him as rehearsal director and choreographic assistant for the pieces Foi, Myth, Origine, Apocrifu, Dunas, Babel (words), and Puz/zle.