We are a Biokinetics practice situated in the heart of Durbanville, located in Activ8 Fitness.
Activ8 Fitness is a private gym that offers a safe, personal and intimate environment to adequately serve the surrounding community and service your specific needs.
Biokinetics is the profession concerned with movement and exercise for: health promotion, preventative healthcare, improvement of physical function and performance, final-phase rehabilitation and for the management of chronic disease.
Biokineticists are registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and use scientifically-based programme prescription to promote health and enhance quality of life.
About Anna Malan.
Anna has been in private practice since 2015, during which time she experienced great fulfillment in helping people to move and function better. She has since opened her own practice with the hope to help individuals know themselves, know their bodies and find true functional freedom.
Anna has always had a keen love for sport, specifically hockey, and outdoor activities. She competed in various sports at school and played competitive hockey at club, university and provincial level between 2008 - 2017. She studied Sport Science and Biokinetics at Stellenbosch University, and subsequently completed her internship at the Stellenbosch Biokinetics Centre in 2014.
Anna has a special interest in treatment of long-standing injuries and movement disorders. She is fascinated by the body, how it was designed and the manner in which it moves. She finds inspiration in seeing how exercise can positively influence all aspects of life: physically, emotionally and spiritually.
To deliver quality service, pursue best treatment outcome possible and commit to acquiring the highest level of knowledge and skills within the profession.
To enhance people’s lives and enrich the surrounding community.
Each person is valued and respected as an individual with specific needs.
To provide a safe, supportive, confidential and empathetic environment for people on their health journey.
To help people to know and understand their bodies better, find true functional freedom and achieve a life of abundance.
Our practice specialises in the following services:
Long-standing injuries, sports injuries, pre- and post-operative, posture and preventative exercise
Exercise for children, exercise for the elderly
Chronic Disease Management
Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological conditions, respiratory conditions, arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, obesity
Lifestyle management, corporate wellness, Discovery Vitality Fitness Assessments
Performance enhancement, assessment and performance testing, sports-specific training
Your initial appointment will be a consultation. It is used to gather all necessary information through a medical history and physical assessment.
Duration is 60 minutes.
Thereafter, appointments are 45 minutes or 30 minutes in duration.
Please come wearing comfortable, loose-fitting or sports clothing and bring your gym towel and water bottle with you.
We charge standard medical aid rates.
Card facilities are available.
WHAT TO BRING
Vitality Fitness Assessments are 45 minutes in duration and include an assessment of your cardiovascular fitness and functional movement.
You can earn up to 7500 valuable Vitality points based on your fitness level.