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).
Storage solutions in Marina da Gama
Conveniently situated in Eastlake Village Centre, Eastlake Storage has a wide variety of unit sizes at rates to suit your every need! The self storage units are fully secure with roll-up doors and your personal locks. Eastlake Storage prides itself on its state-of-the-art security and surveillance installation, and has an alarm system linked to armed response.
Professional life and business coaching
Eastlake Island based UpShiftEntrepeneur offers online business training for new or growing businesses to gain insight and mastery over the key areas involved to help you to achieve the levels of success you require. The company offers coaching support services one-to-one (in person or via the internet). In addition, professional life coaching is also offered by Susan who has an internationally recognised Masters's qualification in life and business coaching and many years of experience.
Self-catering accommodation on the water
Eastlake Island’s north-facing Sun-kissed Haven welcomes singles or couples for stays of two or more nights. Your water’s edge home-from-home is equipped with everything that you might need - the fully equipped self-catering kitchen is brand new, as is most of the property. The property also has its own alarm, security doors, and entrance. Everything is of a very high quality for your comfort and pleasure, well away from traffic and busy roads – nature’s sounds abound around you.
Handyman 4 Hire
Handyman 4 Hire
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.
The Marina Co-Op
The Marina Co-Op
The primary purpose of The Marina Co-Op is to bring you all your household essentials at the lowest prices available while supporting the community’s residents, small businesses, and improvement initiatives. The Marina Co-Op sources hundreds of essential household products from an array of suppliers to give you a complete and diverse range at the lowest available prices.
Villa & Africa
Safari and island villas
Marina resident Jenni Saunders owns Villas & Africa, offering private safari and island whole-stay villas in Africa. This collection of carefully curated private villas in safari and island destinations in Africa offers discerning travellers fully serviced villa accommodation. Each villa is photographed by the owners and is handpicked and personally tested to fit the selection process. Perfect for families and special occasions.
Personal safety products
Elephant’s Eye Video Productions
Digital film formatting
Performing arts products and training
Flow DNA was established to develop the flow of the arts and circus performance industries in South Africa. The company sells performance props, and toys that inspire the development of physical and mental dexterity, for people of all ages. Duncan Greenwood of Flow DNA also teaches performance arts, offers freelance videography and video editing, as well as post-production, including music, audio editing, visual effects, and animation, and teaches the above media skills, as well as basic programming for digital tools development.
Marina da Gama VIP Car Wash
Car wash and detailing
Jody Naidoo runs the Marina da Gama VIP Car Wash. This exclusive car wash service in Marina da Gama offers collection and drop off services, and a new kind of valet experience never seen in the Marina before. Choose from a basic car wash, super car wash, or deluxe wash with window clean and dashboard detail. Other services include stain removal, engine bay detail, exhaust tip clean, exterior polishing, and minor servicing.
Montessori educational materials
Marina based Childrens House are suppliers of educational and Montessori materials in Africa. Childrens House is passionate about providing children with the best materials to support their development needs. Their products are designed, manufactured, and supplied to the highest quality, and undergo different quality assurance checks before leaving their premises. If you require information, Montessori Specialists are on hand to assist you and to answer your queries, and can provide you with training requirements to meet your budget when it comes to setting up your first Montessori school.
Engel & Völkers
Sidney Farrell-Thorne is a property specialist for Marina Da Gama. A resident in the Marina for 38 years, Sidney is part of the Engel & Volkers group - an international company with 900+ offices all over the globe. Sidney offers clients worldwide coverage of their properties, and we have introduced many buyers from all over the world to Marina da Gama.
Advanced Conflict Training
Security services and training
Based in the Marina, ACT Personal Safety's services extend from personal safety training through to the creation of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to help secure your business from the inside out. ACT also offers quality assurance management and consulting services to security estates, malls, schools, and businesses to guide and oversee the installation, implementation, operation, and maintenance of integrated security service systems.
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.
The Biltong Women Deli
Biltong shop and deli
Offering the best biltong in town, plus a variety of goods including some home-made and organic products, the Biltong Women Deli is located at East Lake Shopping Centre. The main attraction is traditionally spiced beef biltong, produced weekly to ensure maximum taste and texture retention. The deli also stocks processed pork products of the highest quality, crafted in traditional European style with mainly German expertise and quality control.
Asian takeaway and sushi
Located at East Lake Shopping Centre, Shin Thai Asian Kitchen offers a wide selection of Asian meals and fresh sushi. Offering good size portions, a reasonable price and friendly service, Shin Thai is the ultimate neighbourhood takeway.
Marina Pub & Bistro
The Marina Pub & Bistro offers good quality and affordably fare from their location at the East Lake Shopping Centre. This village pub is of the people, for the people.
Mandy’s Vintage Collectables
Antiques and collectables
Mandy Broodryk has been in the antique business for 35 years, trading mainly in furniture and small, interesting collectibles. She buys and sells are copper and brass kettles, copper pots, miscellaneous kitchen items, silver tea sets, fountain pens, and ink sets, candlesticks, paintings, light fittings, jewellery, coloured glass, medals, military items, handles, swords, maps, etc. Basically, she buys and sells anything that is historical, collectable, or that can still be used in the home today.