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ANITA JACK – Elevate Horizons – Kinesiologist, Speaker, Trainer, Holistic Coach
Expand your Horizons – Illuminate your Life

Anita Jack is an experienced Marketing Professional and has worked in various companies such as Makro, Bantex, Woman & Home magazine, and Discovery.

She became very ill in 2012 and through her journey of recovery, she discovered her passion for helping others lead a healthy and fulfilled life. Since then, Anita has qualified as a Kinesiologist, a Master Life Coach, and an Exercise Specialist.

 

Anita is passionate about wellness, not only physical wellness though, but holistic wellness. Holistic wellness encompasses body, mind, career, relationships, family, finance, and even spirituality. As all these aspects are important to a person’s well-being. She thrives on empowering and elevating people to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.

Anita is a member of the Association of Specialised Kinesiologists of South Africa, a member of the International Coach Federation, a member of MENSA, and an Ambassador for Business Networking International.

Anita has developed a variety of talks and workshops on topics related to holistic wellness and self-discovery, to help you unlock your full potential and live your best life.

Contact Anita for a keynote presentation, an informal talk, a tailor-made workshop to meet your company’s objectives, or even a fun team building workshop for your staff.

 

You can find Anita on:

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/anitajack/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ElevateHorizons/

 

www.elevatehorizons.com
BONITA DEMETRIOU – Cleansed
Many of the products which we use daily contain toxic ingredients which damage our health and destroy the planet – instead of getting angry about this, the Cleansed team decided to provide a solution ...

Cleansed was created in order to provide healthy alternatives to some of the toxic products found on the shelves. Instead of having a long label full of poisonous ingredients, all Cleansed products are made from natural ingredients, and are free from harsh chemicals. Our products are sold in re-usable glass jars as opposed to plastic – thereby also improving the health of our planet.

Without good health, we have nothing, so always be mindful of the products you choose for yourself and your family – by making better choices we can prevent, and even alleviate illness, and also mitigate the destruction of our planet.

Ready for positive change? Check out our range of Natural Products to assist you on the journey to your new, Cleansed life:

www.cleansed.co.

 

http://www.cleansed.co
info@cleansed.co
BRENDA HURLE-HILL – Beautiful Life – Beauty and Image Consultant
I am extremely passionate about sharing my experience and knowledge with others in the hope that I can inspire all South African women to rise up using their gentle feminine POWER. Besides being a hands-on Beauty and Skincare Therapist, I am also a professionally trained ‘Image and Styling’ Consultant. 

About Brenda and Beautiful Life:

Combining my own personal experience and those of my clients, I realise that we as women need to learn how to tap into our inner power and beauty in order for us to truly value and love ourselves as unique individuals. This inspired me to start a home-based beauty studio and Image Coaching business to help ladies to discover themselves and find the courage to reveal their tremendous potential to others.

I am extremely passionate about sharing my experience and knowledge with others in the hope that I can inspire all South African women to rise up using their gentle feminine POWER, which in turn enables not only themselves but also others around them, to live a life of purpose.

 

 

beautiful-life.co.za
+27 83 299 1240
CLAUDINA HAFENSCHER – Annique Health and Beauty
'Uplifting communities by eradicating the hopelessness of being jobless'

I am:  An innovator, giver and teacher
My purpose on earth is:  To inspire and motivate people by sharing my skills, knowledge and experience, through Training, Facilitating and sharing of business opportunities
I value: Passion, honesty and challenges

About Claudina and her business:

A surname she always refers to as to “HAVE AND SHARE” sums up of exactly how this professional and dynamic woman is managing her personal, spiritual and business life. With her strong personality, humble and eager spirit to learn from every new experience, as well as her driven positivity and perseverance to succeed, she taken on new challenges and sees it as part of constant growing.

Claudina is actively involved with career planning at school level, through facilitation in co-operation with the NGO, Brainwave Careers, touching the lives of rural, township and city high school boys and girls from grade 8 to 12 by assisting them in planning their future careers. Due to her involvement in corporate social investment projects in rural and township areas over the last 10 years she has discovered how easily people fall trap to the “GIVE ME” spirit and lose hope in becoming self-sufficient......and this is where the “ROOIBOS” miracle started making sense. She promotes the Annique Rooibos Opportunity, from both a health and financial benefit perspective, to every willing and driven person, as an opportunity to make a healthy, honest and self-sufficient living.

Her Milestone Achievements:

Music Grade 8 piano and Grade 5 in church organ
Diploma in Food and Clothing technology
Qualified as a Educational Kinesiologist
Entrepreneur
Facilitator
Motivational Speaker
Annique Consultant

............and most of all a Mother, a Wife and a Friend ………

Facebook link: @haveandshare (Life changing Opportunity)

+27 82 802 5941
CONNY OBERRAUTER – The Comestics Chef –
The Cosmetics Chef is all about a girl who dreamt about more people having access to making their own amazing cosmetic products in their home. Conny wants to change the way the world thinks about cosmetics.

Through educating people with workshops, events, demos and talks, Conny aims to show you how easy it is to make high quality, premium cosmetics in your own kitchen.

The business started with the publication of The Cosmetics Chef – Crafting Cosmetics in your kitchen, a book with 50 fabulous recipes on making your own products at home. From face masks, body scrubs and even a dog shampoo.

Specialised ingredients are available on the website as well as ready packed kits which include pre-weighed ingredients and beautiful packaging to make it even easier to make your own products. Kits include a Supreme Skin Serum, Rejuvenating Face cream, Hair Oil, Firming body lotion and more.

Whether you want to make your own products, or just make more informed decisions about the products you buy, The Cosmetics Chef is here to help you.

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Conny is a professional, qualified cosmetic chemist who also holds a degree in marketing management. She has been in the cosmetic industry since 1996 where she started work in a cosmetics factory in Johannesburg.  Since 2009 she owned her own consulting company which specialised in formulation development of natural and organic cosmetics. She has assisted many new brands and multinationals to take a product idea to product launch.  She is also the co-author of a patent for a hair care product.

She has been active in various professional associations in the cosmetic industry and has been president of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists of South Africa (Coschem) twice, in 2009 and 2015. She lectures on the cosmetic science diploma course and is a member of the education committee.  As president of the society she was invited to Japan in 2015 to participate in meetings with IFSCC (International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists). She was also on the steering committee for the IFSCC Congress 2012 which was held in Sandton and hosted international experts and industry visitors.

She has spoken at many conferences especially on the topic of natural cosmetics. She has also attended courses in Europe on the specialities of formulating natural and organic cosmetics.  She is also a full member of the Cosmetics and Toiletries Association of South Africa and is a member of the technical committee.

 

Social Media:
https://web.facebook.com/thecosmeticschef/

 

 

 

 

 

www.thecosmeticschef.com
+27 72 431 7299
DI THOMPSON – Dimanzi South Africa
Woman of Stature 'Woman of the Year 2018' Finalist: Entrepreneur of the Year

With her vast experience Di saw an opportunity to create a fine fragrance produced in SA, but with the essential oils coming from Grasse in France, home to all the world’s greatest perfumes!! At the end of last year, after 2 years of research and hard work, Di and her team created DIMANZI EAU DE PARFUM ( di for her name and manzi the Zulu word for water) embracing the same quality and standards of leading international brands, but at more competitive prices!!... the aim was to create a  fragrance which embodies real French Chic and aligning it with our enchanting African Spirit!!..  DIMANZI EAU DE PARFUM is for that woman who is energetic and spirited, but also classy and elegant!!....To quote the iconic COCO CHANEL ... "Always keep your HEELS and your standards HIGH"!

……………………..’’ A passionate journey into the world of Beauty & Perfume’’…..................…….

Di Thompson was born in Johannesburg (28\03\1954) and educated at Jeppe Prep and Jeppe High School for Girls in Kensington where she matriculated in 1971. Di studied English, Afrikaans, Biology, History, French and Art. The stage was firmly set for Di to further her education in languages and the Arts, and she then graduated with a Fine Arts Degree at Wits University.

In 1975 she had the unique opportunity to study Beauty Technology at the prestigious HOUSE of GUERLAIN in Paris, where she learnt her facial and makeup skills. Di was then offered a position with GUERLAIN in SA starting her career as the Area Manager in KZN. After two very exciting and formative years there, she returned to Johannesburg heading up the marketing, sales, training and PR of the company. During the next few years Di was privileged to travel extensively for this exclusive brand promoting their products in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. She was also responsible for the Indian Ocean Zone covering their activities in Mauritius and Reunion Island… Speaking French fluently was definitely her ‘’ trump card ‘’!!!

In 1988 after many years in corporate Di decided to open her own company LE VISAGE BOUTIQUE SALON in Bedfordview where she is still the proud and passionate owner for the past 30 years, involved in all aspects of the cosmetic and fragrance industry and always believes in the adage … "Do what you love and love what you do!"

Di comes from a sporting family, her late father being Eric Rowan the Springbok cricketer and her mom June Callaghan a South African ice-skating champion! Both needed discipline and determination to attain their goals!!... Di enjoys and follows sport in general, hockey being her main passion and she has achieved her provincial colours as well as participating at masters tournaments internationally….She loves the outdoors, animals and being in the bush… her distinctive Zebra packaging being a direct link to her family’s Burchell inheritance. She is happiest when travelling, creating, studying languages and living life to the fullest!!.......

Di’s motto is Get Up! Dress Up and Show Up…wearing your DIMANZI….and most important… never Give Up on your hopes and dreams!!

 

+27 83 675 2952
dm.dimanzi@gmail.com
ELEANORE JANNETTI – Honey Fashion Consultant
Honey Fashion Accessories is a dynamic, exciting and innovative direct selling company. We market an extensive, affordable, exciting and high-quality range of fashion accessories on a direct-to-customer basis. Our vision is to make women look and feel good! We have a dream to develop a great direct selling company in South Africa through quality products, service and innovation, and to provide a sustainable business opportunity for anyone, anywhere.

About Eleanore and her business:

I started my career at the tender age of 17 years in 1978.  I passed Standard 8 and left school to assist my family financially. It was only much later in life that I realised the importance of a good education. To this end I studied at UNISA and completed a National Higher Diploma in Public Relations (2010).

Since 2003 I have dedicated my life to helping people with addictions and currently facilitate the 12 Step Recovery Programme.

In 2014 I registered a company called The Linen Den – I am a sole Proprietor.

In September 2016 I joined Honey Fashion Accessories as a Style Station Leader. I have since become a Team Leader and have a wonderful team of ladies working with me:-

Honey encompasses unique fashion jewelry accessories comprising of a range of products which include brooches, earrings, neck ware, rings, bracelets, handbags and watches. All our styles have been carefully designed to be fabulously inter-changeable within the many exciting themes in our Collection.

Honey Fashion Accessories are expertly electroplated with 24ct gold, rhodium or other types of innovative metal plating
Honey Brooches all feature safety clasps and fine, sharp pins to avoid damage to clothing
Honey glass-based pearls are hand-polished – each one is carefully selected for the perfect colour, size and lustre
Honey’s range is nickel free and predominantly allergy-safe
Honey handbags combine style with practicality. They are high in quality and come in a variety of styles – from the loved classics to the latest trends from international catwalks

 

Find me on Facebook: HoneyAlbertonFashionAccessories@ALBERTONBEEHIVE.CO.ZA/

+27 82 372 1335
eleanorejan@gmail.com
FAHEEMA MOHAMED – Restore Health Water
We are passionate about people and treat our clients like family. Only through the support of family can one grow and fulfill a higher purpose. With this in mind, we have started marketing the business through family and friends and they have been drinking the A.I.M (Alkaline. Ionised. Mineral.) water for months and have all testified to the benefits of Restore Health Water powered by Chanson.

More about Faheema and her business:

All this began with getting retrenched. Some might think that this was the worst thing that could ever happen to a couple, and at the same time! We however, had to ask ourselves if we wanted to continue to “be a number” in a company or if we wanted something more. We decided it was time to make a change and not just to make a living, but also to do something that would make a difference in peoples' lives and add value.

Having had numerous illnesses in the family, we (a husband and wife team) stumbled, through a friend, colleague and mentor, onto Alkaline ionized water. We were told of the health benefits of drinking the “Right” water and just by drinking water, one could restore their health. Only after having felt the benefits of drinking the right water, Restore Health Water (RestoreH20) was founded to try and assist people to attain a better quality of life.

 

 

+27 11 701 5023
sales@restoreh2o.co.za
ISHANA MAHARAJ – Sophrology South Africa
Having studied Sophrology at a leading institution in Geneva, Switzerland, I personally experienced the benefits of this journey.  I could not help asking myself, “Why did I not know about this earlier in my life, a time when I needed to cope with all the stress, challenges and demands of life?”  I always believe that things happen for a reason. 

Returning to my home in South Africa as a Sophrology Practitioner, being a Mum of 3 children (son-17yrs & twin girls 10yrs of age), I felt blessed with a “gift”.  A special gift to share with people of South Africa.

As the first Sophrologist in Johannesburg, my ultimate passion is to create an awareness, help, support, share my knowledge and experiences of this phenomenal wellness technique, with people. My role is to coach and guide individuals or groups of people.

About Ishana and her business:

Having worked in the Corporate world for over 18 years, I resigned as a Project Manager from a leading local financial institution, to relocate to Switzerland with my family for a few years. With my husband taking up a leadership assignment in Europe, this provided our family an opportunity to relocate to Switzerland and experience another country, another culture. During my time in Geneva, I discovered Sophrology, and was fascinated by its history, and widespread adoption in Switzerland, France, Spain and the UK over the last 55 years.

What is Sophrology? 

Sophrology is a wellbeing technique that comprises of various breathing techniques, simple and effective exercises, visualizations, meditation/mindfulness and many additional techniques added to it.  It is a structured, highly effective holistic program that works the mind, body and spirit simultaneously. It Harmonizes/Activates/Stimulates/Rejuvenates all cells of the body, organs, glands, systems, bones, muscles & skin.  Sophrology is widely used for Maternity, Corporate, Sport, Education, Rehab Centre’s, Specific Clinics (e.g. Trauma, Cancer, HIV) and Hospitals.  It is fun, simple, pleasurable and empowers individuals to take control of their own body, mind and wellbeing.

Some benefits of Sophrology are: helps you to efficiently manage/cope with stress, tension, anxiety, burnout & depression; improves self-confidence, innovation, sleep, focus/concentration; boosts energy levels; helps remove “fears”; to connect/appreciate your body; discover your inner capabilities/strengths/goals, leading you towards successful achievements.  It therefore improves the quality of life, to ensure “Lifestyle Sustainability”.  This results from a positive “holistic transformation” of the body, mind and spirit.

 

+27 82 799 4311
JUDEY PRETORIUS, DR. – BioMedical Emporium
Woman of Stature 'Woman of the Year 2018' Finalist: Woman in Healthcare

Dr Judey is a highly accomplished Biochemical Scientist and Product Development Specialist. She has substantial experience in the disciplines of acute, chronic and post-surgical wound healing, regenerative medicine, and cell therapy. She holds a Master’s degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology followed by a Ph.D. degree in in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug and Development Design.


Dr Judey is the co-founder of Biomedical Emporium, a biotechnology company that specialises in the formulation of advanced biological products, cell culture processes and tissue engineering for advanced wound healing. She is also an advisory on regenerative medicine. She has made unique formulation discoveries, which have had a profound influence on the course of new developments in aesthetic and wound care treatment.

More about Dr Judey Pretorius:

Dr Judey gained extensive experience whilst working as a Research and Development Formulation Scientist. She was responsible for the scientific and biomedical formulation of therapeutic products for premium brands, in respective disciplines. Her contributions included cosmeceutical, pharmaceutical and medical device developments.

An expert in her field, Dr Judey shares her knowledge in numerous presentations at accredited medicine meetings and events. Together with leading dermatologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons and leaders in aesthetic medicine and skin therapy, she teaches a variety of topics, including skin histology, biochemistry, cosmetic chemistry, tissue engineering and medical aesthetics.

Her Pretoria-based laboratory is responsible for new developments, cell culture processes, as well as consulting in the research and development of medical and aesthetic product lines.

Dr Judey’s company, Biomedical Emporium, offers an innovative line of skincare products that was developed after extensive and continued research and development. The range works symbiotically and synergistically to stimulate the skin’s own rejuvenation and repair mechanisms for a healthier, more ageless complexion.

 

+27 83 375 4934
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