Biokinetics

Aqua therapy

Helping your body move more freely

Shandre Pretorius is a HPCSA (Health Council of South Africa) registered and certified healthcare professional practicing as a Biokineticist.  Biokinetics focuses on preventative healthcare, the clinical management of various diseases and conditions, and the restoration of optimal health by using exercise as a treatment. The application of this simple explanation means that there are a variety of ways Shandre can treat people and help them regain, maintain or obtain optimal physical functioning and achieve fitness goals.

As a Biokineticist Shandre can help you with :
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation 

  • Pre- and Post-operative Rehabilitation

  • Body Composition

  • Weightloss

  • Discovery Vitality Fitness Assessment
  • Managing Chronic & Autoimmune Disease

  • Disability management

  • Neurological Rehabilitation

  • Gait / Running Analysis

  • Rock Climbing Analysis

  • Sport-specific conditioning

  • Genetic Exercise Program

  • Pre and Post Natal Training

  

Natrishka Govender

Natrishka Govender

Biokinetics

Discobolus: an ancient Greek statue that depicted a single pose capturing Greek ideals about proportion, harmony, rhythm and balance. Experts since then have expressed, how the fluidity of movement in the body combines with a calm expression on the face, as if the thrower has achieved a perfect state of control in mind, body and spirit. This is the art of movement, the science of structure and the confidence that creates a composure which orchestrates movement as we know it.

I’m a biokineticist, who loves to dabble in the natural abilities of movement which our bodies are capable of. Movement is a part of our lives in such an essential and incredible manner. Moreover what makes it even more amazing are the components that have to come together in order for movement to take place. It is a symphony of ordered rights & lefts, pulls and pushes which then allow us to enjoy the experiences of life. The human body is a highly complex, yet most organized system that we can come across and I have the privilege of being able to work with the many unique but similar structured excellence on a daily basis.

I strive to give my patients the ability to understand and ‘feel’ of their bodies,that are in need of correction or adaptation. My aim is to always improve quality of life, by assisting in giving movement a better chance.

Biokinetics treatment is medically labelled; however there is a simplicity to it as well, resulting in maintenance being very achievable. Biokinetics allows patients to treat their conditions, whether it be orthopedic, cardiac, neurological and metabolic using non-evasive physical therapy as the platform. We take the body through gentle range of motions, basic and advanced lengthening of muscular tissues, stabilizing of muscular systems and strengthening of muscle groups, all of which provide support, pain management & ultimately better motion for the joints, bones and muscles. One goal is achieved here, progress to move better!

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    About Meraki In Motion

    Meraki in Motion is a tranquil lifestyle and Wellness Center in Brackenhurst that brings like-minded practitioners and therapists together to assist our clients on their journey to well-being by promoting a balance between body mind and soul, and our surrounding environment.

    Our Conference Center is the ideal breakaway venue

    to get away from the maddening rush.

    The dance and fitness studio offers a diverse range of classes.

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    Meraki in Motion Wellness Center

    28 Rae Frankel street, Brackenhurst, Alberton, 1448
    E-mail: info@merakiinmotion.co.za
    Tel: 010 880 2 880 

    WORKING HOURS

    Mon- Fri: 08h00 - 17h00. 
    Sat: 08h30 - 13h00. 

    After hour treatments at therapist's discretion.

    Fitness studio classes available until 21h00