Posts – Health & Wellness

Celebrating sanity, serenity and South African spas

Visit a South African spa and replenish your energy levels before the frenzied festive season begins.

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The Midlands Meander and Granny Mouse

It’s called the Midlands Meander, and I was doing just that a couple of weeks ago – meandering through the valleys and hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, where quaint villages lie cheek by jowl with historic battle sites.

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Just Pure in Hermanus

Tamsin Koen, the founder and owner of Just Pure, insists on only natural, organic products. All her hand creams, face creams, bath oils, soaps and cleansers are scented with essential oils, like frankincense, myrrh, rose geranium, everlasting and cedar wood.

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Renew in the Karoo

The Karoo Comfort Zone has opened up in Cradock’s famous Market Street – a beauty, health and wellness destination among restored Victorian cottages.

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Healthy aspirations for 2013

Some health and wellness goals for 2013 – from spending more time in nature to drinking more rooibos tea, and all the good stuff in between.

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Downtown yoga

In the trendy Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg, a team of professionals has opened Cocoon, a yoga and healing centre offering the urban dweller a holistic approach to mind-body healthcare

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Africology – celebrating nature’s essence

The Africology skin- and body-care range offers fun ways of pampering using products inspired by nature.

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Fit and fabulous at Fancourt

Fancourt, along the Garden Route, is a great destination for those who enjoy an active lifestyle.

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Saluting the Sun

The heady combination of yoga and pristine bushveld is a sure way to get your chakras in good working order. Here are some options worth considering.

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Annalene and her olives

Annalene du Toit has been in love with the humble olive for around 20 years. And the relationship is no 1-way street. This stylish ‘olive entrepreneur’ is behind the success of Kloovenburg Wine & Olive Estate’s olive industry – and her range of olive-based beauty products is making waves in health and beauty circles.

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