* Howard Lipschitz &
Christine Withiel *
The Jivananda Centre for
Wellbeing is a space where
people seek refuge from the noise and bustle of everyday life. The
building is the original Duikersfontein farmhouse, surrounded by 100
year old trees and lush natural gardens, providing a sense of peace and
Improve your physical & mental wellbeing.
Yoga postures exercise every part of the body, stretching, toning,
building stamina & creating
flexibility. Improves posture. Yoga also works on the internal organs,
glands & nerves - keeping you in radiant
health. Releasing physical &
mental tension liberates vast resources of energy. Yoga breathing
exercises revitalise the body & mind
leaving you feeling calm &
Yoga enhances sporting performance &
reduces the risk of injury. It lengthens muscles that have been
shortened by other sports &
develops flexible tendons & ligaments.
Yoga relieves many aches &
pains, digestive complaints, constipation, insomnia, headaches etc.
Yoga Therapy : One to one yoga. Healing postures to mobilise joints e.g.
frozen shoulder. Relieves muscle spasm, fibromyalgia, eases back, head,
neck & shoulder pain, sports injuries, post
Drop in Class R60
1 x per week R170 per month
2 x per week R250 per month
Unlimited R350 per month
We also offer preggie classes, classes for Mom and Baby and for
In addition we have a class at 11.00am on Monday for people with
injuries and problems that prevent them from joining regular classes.
This class is small and adapted to the participants.
Aromatherapy for relaxation, relieving stress, improved
energy levels, better sleep.
Therapeutic massage - deep tissue, neuro-muscular massage for the relief
of frozen shoulder, sciatic pain, back, neck & head pain, fibromyalgia.
Increases mobility, decreases pain.
Sports massage to remove toxins, tone muscles & relieve stiffness. Pre &
Lymph drainage massage to improve lymphatic return, detoxify the body &
assist with weight loss.
Post traumatic massage assists in the recovery from trauma, surgery,
strokes & sports injuries.
We tailor the massage to your individual needs using various massage
techniques plus acupressure, trigger point therapy, shiatsu, etc. We
also offer Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Reiki & Ozone/Hydrotherapy.
We travel to clients who are physically unable to travel to us.
Is a system of preventative health care which developed in India over
5000 years ago. Ayurvedas goal is to achieve health by working towards
balance & harmony in the mind/body continuum rather than fighting
disease. Prevention is better than cure. Using a common sense approach
to health & disease, it equips modern man to take control of his health
& reverse the disease process.
Ayurveda recognises people as being different from one another in the
way that their bodies & minds work & respond to the world. Hence
different foods, exercise regimes & lifestyles suit different people.
We offer consultations to ascertain your body type & plan your diet &
lifestyle. We offer specific hot oil massages, steam treatments & hot
oil head treatments to assist your body to balance
Meditation : Learn to meditate & get in touch with your inner self.
Learn methods for creating the future you dream of & tools for being the
person you aspire to be.
We host talks,
seminars and workshops on health and spiritual matters. If you would
like to hire our 100-square-metre studio or be on our mailing list to be
informed about happenings at the Centre, please e-mail Christine at
is an old farmhouse that has been renovated and restored to create a
wonderful place of quietness, healing and rejuvenation. Huge old trees
and large spaces give a feeling of being out in the country.
The yoga studio is large and airy
with beautiful Oregon floors. The therapy centre is a separate building.
We have secure parking for up to 30 cars.