We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy
Nov21

We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy

We spoke to Sylvain Lonchay, founder of Ahim’SA – an organization that offers yoga beach therapy as a tool against violence of the body and the mind. 1) Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? How did you get into the NGO world? ” I founded the Inspire Centre to promote Mindfulness and wellbeing at work. Contributing to leadership programmes for Right Management. At an executive level, I developed tools to...

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Learning To Swim At 74
Nov19

Learning To Swim At 74

    Meet David Daniels, the grandfather who is more active than you.   We had the privilege of meeting David at one of his swimming lessons at Swimz – a brand new facility located in Westlake Lifestyle Centre.  With the Comrades, Two Oceans Marathons, and the Argus Cycle Tour under his belt, he still plays tennis and football.    David says: “I have two daughters. My one daughter has two sons who are excellent swimmers.  When we...

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2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby
Nov19

2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby

The Two Oceans Tuna Derby – one of the biggest and most anticipated fishing events of the year.   In the tuna fishing world, this derby is one of the best. Endorsed by  Two Oceans Marine, it is has been running for fifteen years and it includes participants from all over the world. The event starts by the Atlantic Boat Club, in Houtbay harbor – but the fishing takes place round about 20 to 50 nautical miles ( 1,852 meters...

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Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist
Nov15

Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist

We sent our Amanzi detectives to check out two of Bucketlist’s water-based adventures packages.   Bucketlist is a Cape Town based adventure business. The team members are local and lekker –  the Bucketlist team is genuinely passionate about their water-job and delivering the best quality service. First, we did: KAYAKING IN HOUT BAY Then, as the temperature rose towards midday, we did: SEAL SNORKELING BY SEAL ISLAND.     ...

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Champion Swimmers With An Extra Chromosome
Nov13

Champion Swimmers With An Extra Chromosome

 “First we fell in love with swimming, and then we fell in love with each other”     The O’Neill’s have are world renowned champion swimmers despite all odds. The winning swimming couple both have Down Syndrome- but that hasn’t stopped them from pursuing their passion for the water, and each other.    “Together they train, motivate one another, compete – and win.”   The swimmers are originally from Queensburgh...

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A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem
Nov07

A Millennial’s Solution to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Problem

“FOR SOCIETY TO PROGRESS, WE SHOULD NOT ONLY MOVE FORWARD BUT ALSO CLEAN UP AFTER OURSELVES.” – BOYAN SLAT, CEO & FOUNDER “Let’s face it – humans are by nature careless with trash” With an exponential increase in plastic and waste materials throughout the years, it was time for an ocean cleanup solution conceived by a Millennial. The problem of plastic pollution, and waste material...

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