Yoga for healthy ageing
Personalised yoga classes for over 60s
Lynne Abrahamson is a certified Integral Yoga teacher (2004) and Yoga Nidra teacher (2008). She offers small personalised classes for active 60+ year olds from her home studio in Marina da Gama. These classes focus on maintaining flexibility, regulating breathing, releasing tension, developing mindfulness, and deep relaxation (Yoga Nidra)
Margie Sim Pilates Classes
Pilates and ballet classes
Margie Sim Pilates Classes are back in the San Marina Clubhouse. Why not join and get fit in a gentle and happy environment? Classes are from 6 to 7 pm on a Monday and Wednesday evenings. Margie is also available to teach pilates and ballet classes privately or in small groups. These can be in your home or on Zoom, for anyone wanting to improve their strength, recovering from injuries or operations, or ballet and contemporary dancers wanting to improve their technique!
Piano improvisation lessons
Di Mandy, who is new to Marina as of September 2021., offers piano improvisation lessons which consist of online and in-person lessons. With your lesson set right on the water's edge, there is a beautiful sunroom leading out onto a railed deck where you can enjoy a cool drink while waiting for your lesson. Lessons are offered from age 4 to 85 years of age. Within one hour you will already be playing with both hands a piece of your choice. Mandy uses her own method after having played by ear since the age of 3, taking classics at school till matric, and then obtaining her B.Mus in Musicology in 1980. She cuts out all the unnecessary theory and mumbo jumbo and gets right to the fun side of playing the piano.
Lemon Leaf Laundry
Online laundry service
Jonathan and Caitlin Cairns own Lemon Leaf Laundry, an online laundry service that offers free collection and drop-off services in the Southern Suburbs, Central and Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town. Their service is a 24 hour turnaround and is open Monday to Sat 7.30 am to 5 pm.
Dr Wendy Staak: Holistic Health and Wellness
Holistic health practitioner
Wendy Staak is a health practitioner registered with the AHPSA. She is able to treat a wide range of diseases and conditions, whether acute or chronic. Treatment is holistic and consists of lifestyle advice, treatment with herbal teas, tinctures, capsules as well as assessing and treating mineral and vitamin deficiencies. Therapies include dry and wet cupping and heat therapy which involves the use of an infrared sauna thereby aiding detoxification, among other health benefits.
Refuge, Strength & Wellness
ASCHP registered Wellness Counsellor
Antoinette de Waal is a Wellness Counsellor with the ASCHP and specializes in individual therapy, couples therapy, and family therapy. With a firm belief that there is no “one-size-fits-all” technique to suit everyone’s needs in counselling, Antoinette's approach is based on a diverse eclectic view, primarily focused on drawing from the Positive Psychology perspective, whilst integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focus Brief Therapy (SFBT).