6 month programme – sustainable lifestyle transformations!
Changing your body and your life doesn’t happen overnight. This is an investment and a commitment to improving your wellbeing – not a quick fix diet plan!
COACHING SESSIONS INCLUDE
2 x 50 minute coaching sessions per month (in person or via Skype) – 12 sessions in total
Email support between sessions
Free handouts including recipes & useful information pertaining to your health concerns
Optional health store tour and/or pantry clean out and/or cooking demo (additional cost.)
Customized fitness – High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), callisthenics, core conditioning, functional training, foam rolling, flexibility & more
At home or outdoor sessions – one-on-one partner or group sessions available
TRAINING SESSIONS INCLUDE
Customised workouts to meet your unique goals
Curated playlists to elevate your training
Introduction to mindfulness and meditation
Cultivating Mind, Body, Spirit connection
Maybe you’re not ready to commit to a full health coaching program? Or you’d like to dip your toes into what Bespoke Body has to offer?
Perhaps treat someone special to the gift of optimising their wellbeing?
There are many tailor-made services that Bespoke Body has to offer! Something to suit every body, every busy schedule and every budget!
OTHER SERVICE OPTIONS
Infrared Sauna – detox your body, boost immunity, improve skin, aid muscle recovery & lose weight. (coming soon!)
Short once-off consultations on a specific concern e.g: smoothie/soup recipes; supplements; skincare
Facilitating a Goddess circle for special occasions: Full Moon / Baby Shower / Kitchen Tea / Girl’s Night
HI I’M OONA!
I am passionate about changing people’s lives through delicious food, fitness, and achievable holistic lifestyle habits.
I was born and raised in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. I enjoyed a healthy and active childhood spending most afternoons practicing ballet or modern dance. When I was 12, I sustained a serious lower back injury from dancing, which left me bedridden for 2 weeks. Even after years of physiotherapy, I was reluctant to exercise again.
At the age of 16, I finally fell in love with another sport – Muay Thai! I began competing and participated in the 2002 Amateur World Cup in Thailand, where I was awarded a bronze medal in my weight class. Unfortunately competing in Muay Thai sparked an obsession with my weight, crash dieting, over training and binge eating, which I would struggle to shake for many years.
In 2003 my love of exercise led me to study with the Exercise Teacher’s Academy. I became a certified Personal Fitness Trainer and worked at one of Cape Town’s busiest gyms for 4 years, with a great number of devoted clients.
In 2007 I decided to pursue another passion, made a career change and started working in the costume department for the film and television industry. My lifestyle and health slowly started to slip due to grueling film schedules and a newfound love of partying. My wellbeing took a back seat in favour of working, drinking, smoking, junk food and little to no exercise.
After a few years of declining fitness and health, I took a long hard look at my life and my body and didn’t like what I saw! I had been stuck in a yo-yo dieting, compulsive eating cycle for years and had forgotten how to listen to what my poor body truly needed. I started paying attention to what was going into my body – reading lables, doing research and experimenting in the kitchen. Slowly, I started to heal the many years of abuse I’d done to myself. I also rediscovered my love of yoga and fitness and began working out consistently.
I turned my life and my body around and enrolled with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (the world’s biggest nutrition school.) Through the IIN I learnt about over 100 different dietary theories and enjoyed lectures from leading experts in the wellness industry. After a year of juggling film work and studies, I became a qualified holistic health coach in July 2016.
Over the years I’ve been vegetarian, pescetarian, vegan, paleo, banting – the list goes on and on! I’ve dieted, binged, purged, juice cleansed and everything else in between. When it comes to eating and exercise, I’ve truly been there and done almost everything! And I’m here to tell you that there is hope; you can heal your body and wellness can be fun, enjoyable and sustainable for a lifetime!
If you’re interested in working with me, please click here.
WHAT IS A HEALTH COACH?
A Health Coach is a wellness authority and supportive mentor who motivates individuals to cultivate positive health choices. Health Coaches educate and support clients to achieve their health goals through lifestyle and behaviour adjustments.
Health coaches believe that everything is connected: food, career, relationships and spirituality. If one area is out of balance or lacking, health and wellbeing will generally suffer. Working with a health coach will help you make sustainable lifestyle changes and work towards bringing all areas of your life into harmony.
A health coach is not a dietitian. We do not prescribe specialised eating plan s, nor do we count or dissect macro and micronutrients in foods. We do not diagnose or treat seriously ill clients, but we will work with other health care practitioners to help achieve optimum wellness.
If you’re tired of yo-yo dieting, binge eating, lack of energy or motivation, then working with a health coach is for you!
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A HEALTH COACH? Click here!: https://geti.in/2HGxi1x
A HEALTH COACH CAN HELP YOU WITH:
- improving digestion
- improving skin
- weight loss
- increasing energy
- food cravings
- creating a healthy pantry/kitchen
- improving sleep patterns
- and much, much more!
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Hello lovelies! It's been a very long while. I'm sorry for the lack of blog posts, but if you'd like to stay tuned with all that's happening in my life and for daily nuggets of health wisdom, please be sure to follow along on my @bespokebody Instagram page which is...read more
Hello lovelies! I hope this week is treating you well! I am about to go for a skin peel for the first time! Eeeek! I’ll report back once my skin has settled! I get asked a lot of questions about my skin. It didn’t always used to look this way… My skin used to constantly be broken out, dehydrated and dull. As with all things health related, I like to take an holistic approach to tackling a “problem”. Iread more
Hello loves! Hope this week is treating you well so far!
Another smoothie recipe?! Yup. Sorry not sorry! This one was too good not to share! Who loves cake? Me! Who loves smoothies? Also me! Well here’s a healthy smoothie that tastes like red velvet cake. Yay. Winning!read more
Hello lovelies! Hope life is treating you well. I have been enjoying being fully immersed in all things Bespoke Body for the last few weeks. Spring has definitely sprung in Cape Town and it has been a treat training some clients outside near the sea and soaking up some vitamin D!read more
Anyone who’s followed me for a little while will know that my love of smoothies runs DEEP! Gone are the days (well at least for me), where smoothies consisted of a ton of sugary fruit, yoghurt, cows milk and maybe some whey protein powder. Those kind of smoothies were nutritionally imbalanced sugar bombs:read more
Hello loves!This will be a quickieWant a little insight into the woman behind Bespoke Body (me!)? Then please trot on over to Shine Media to check out my interview! I really enjoyed answering #bizbabe Sam’s questions for her blog.read more
Hello lovely readers! Hope that you are all well and happy. I’m trying to find my groove after a 3-day Vipassana meditation sit. It was short and sweet, but still managed to rattle the cages of my body and mind. I have a few weeks free from film work, so yesterday I sat down and set lots of goals for myself and for Bespoke Body.read more