Health & Wellness

12 Businesses

Hair & Beauty by Latoya

Hair and beauty care

Latoya Vlotman is a Marina da Gama resident who recently moved her salon to 26 Oudevlei Road. With 9 years of experience, Latoya offers a full range of hair and beauty care in a relaxed and comfortable setting at her salon. Services include hair cutting and styling, facials, massage, manicures, pedicures, and waxing, with discounts for pensioners and children. Her open hours are Tuesday to Thursday 9am - 5:30pm, Friday 9am - 6pm and Saturday 9:30am - 3:30pm.

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!

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).

Replay Sports

Sporting goods

Battleridge Marina resident Mike Ryder is the owner of Replay Sports. Replay Sports  sells top quality second-hand sporting goods, wetsuits, surf gear, hiking equipment, cricket and hockey equipment, etc. They also buy sell and hire all types of equipment, operating from right here in the Marina.

Tactical Balance

Personal safety products

Tarryn Kim Frieslaar owns Tactical Balance, an online shop that sells tactical and personal safety products and offers a range of services including personal safety workshops and virtual courses.

Eastlake Barber Shop


Located at East Lake Shopping Centre, the Eastlake Barber Shop offers 12 years of experience and hairstyling services. Their services include men's haircuts and shaves, ladies threading, and more.

Process Art Facilitation

Reflective art sessions

Lee Smit-Gardner offers individual or small group facilitated process art sessions. This is a gentle, facilitated, and non-judgemental process that uses very specific art media to allow the opportunity for the subconscious thoughts and feelings to become visible for you so that you can reflect on them. No artistic ability is required and although the art techniques worked with do improve artistic skill, the processing through art is the focus rather than the product. Courses run for 12 sessions.

Dezi’s Physio & Wellness Studio

Physio, post-op care, fitness and nutrition

Desiree Omaticus-Segal of Dezi's Physio & Wellness Studio offers physio, auricular acupuncture and acupressure. Desiree also specialises in post operative rehabilitation for knee, hip, shoulder, and ankle replacements, all sports injuries, and all medical conditions including diabetes, COPD, Parkinson's disease, dementia, obesity, etc. Desiree also assists with weightloss, fitness, and nutrition.

Radiance Beauty

Home-based salon

Radiance Beauty is located at 14 Oudevlei Road. Relax in this tranquil home-based private salon in Marina Da Gama. Radelle specialises in female clients and she is waiting to spoil you and make all your troubles melt away.

Winkworth Dental Laboratories

Specialised dental services

Marina resident, Graham Winkworth, is the owner of Winkworth Dental Laboratories. Graham specialises in crown and bridge work.