Kick-Start Health and Wellbeing

4 - 7 Day Wholistic Retreats

Hoogland's approach is client-focussed and holistic, integrating the varied expertise of all our professionals to help guests address all aspects of wellbeing and to support guests who are in the process of recovering from severe illness or medical interventions.

Since 1977, Hoogland has been supporting people in their transition to a healthier life. Although the retreat has a basic structure, each person is treated as an individual, and courses are continually adapted to unique needs.

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The Kick-Start Health and Wellbeing packages can be adapted to address any of the following, or any interrelated combination of:

Stress Management Stress Management

Burn-out and Fatigue Fatigue and Burn-out

Weight Management Weight Management

Pre-op and Post-Op Pre-Op Preparation & Post-Op Recuperation

Oncology Treatment Oncology Treatment Support

Trauma Support Trauma Support

Stop Smoking Stop Smoking

High Blood Pressure and Cholestrol Lifestyle Disease Management: High Blood Pressure, Cholestrol Problems, Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders, Obesity

4 Day Kick-Start Health and Wellbeing Retreat

Rates valid until 30 September 2018

U$ Rates may vary depending on current exchange rate - the rate used here is R 13.30/U$

Standard: R 12 225 (U$ 920pp*)  Member (frequent visitor): R 11 550pp (U$ 870*) 

This holistic package includes:

complete physical wellbeing assessment Everything from our core package, the Relaxing Retreat

Comprehensive Physical Wellbeing assessment  One Clinical Examination with either a Medical Doctor or a Homoeopath

Comprehensive Physical Wellbeing assessment  One CompletePhysical Wellbeing Assessment combining the varied expertise of our health care professionals. This may include:

      • Dexterity, Balance and Flexibility assessment
      • Muscle Strength assessment
      • Body Composition
      • Posture Assessment
      • Fitness Assessment
      • Proprioception Assessment
      • Hearth Rate, Blood Oxygen Saturation, Blood pressure
      • Stress Test

Medical Consultations  Complete Blood and Urinalysis. Blood tests at our in-house laboratory including: blood count, blood sugar, cholesterol, liver functions, kidney functions, organ integrity test, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, electrolytes

 Two Additional Consultations with any one of the following:

      • Holistic Medical Doctor
      • Biokineticist
      • Physiotherapist
      • Psychologist
      • Nutritionist
      • Personal Trainer
      • Stress Counsellor
      • Life Coach
      • Chiropractor
      • Homoeopath
      • Hypnotherapist
      • Traditional Healer

Massage Two Full Body Massages

Massage Iketla Hand Massage

Massage Iketla Foot Massage

At Hoogland, we pride ourselved in treating all guests as unique, individual human beings. Treatments included in the various packages serve as guidelines only, and may be exchanged for other treatments or therapies on offer with the difference in price being added or credited on the final invoice. The Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinators work with guests on a daily basis to ensure the best possible experience. 

 7 Day Kick-Start Health and Wellbeing Retreat

Rates until 30 September 2018

Standard: R 18 400pp (U$ 1 385pp*)    Member (Frequent Vistor) R 17 200pp (U$ 1 295*)

This holistic package includes:

Relaxing Retreat Everything from our core package, the Relaxing Retreat

 Relaxing Retreat Clinical Examination

  Relaxing RetreatOne Kick-Start Physical Wellbeing Assessment combining the varied expertise of our health care professionals. This may include:

      • Dexterity, Balance and Flexibility
      • Muscle Strength Assessment
      • Body Composition
      • Posture Assessment
      • Fitness Assessment
      • Proprioception Assessment
      • Heart rate, Blood Oxygen Saturation, Blood Pressure
      • Stress Test
Relaxing Retreat  Blood tests at our in-house laboratory including: blood count, blood sugar, cholesterol, liver functions, kidney functions, organ integrity test, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, electrolytes

Nutritionist

 Three Consultations with any one of the following:

      • Holistic Medical Doctor
      • Biokineticist
      • Physiotherapist
      • Phsychologist
      • Nutritionist
      • Personal Trainer
      • Stress Counsellor
      • Life Coach
      • Chiropractor
      • Homoeopath
      • Hypnotherapist
      • Traditional Healer

Massages Four Full Body Massages

Massage One Iketla Hand Massage

Massage One Iketla Foot Massage

At Hoogland, we pride ourselved in treating all guests as unique, individual human beings. Treatments included in the various packages serve as guidelines only, and may be exchanged for other treatments or therapies on offer with the difference in price being added or credited on the final invoice. The Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinators work with guests on a daily basis to ensure the best possible experience.

Kick-Start Health and Wellbeing Retreat

As holistic destination spa, the emphasis at Hoogland is to treat each person as a complete and remarkable human being. With the help of your Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinator who is available throughout the day, guests are encouraged to adjust the programme to meet indivudual goals and needs.

Our daily programme of group activities allows for enough flexible time in-between, and it is up to each guest to decide whether they feel like attending any activity or rather do something else.

Follow this link to read more about a typical day.

Some preparation may be beneficial before arrival. The doctor may request certain medical reports and test to ensure that underlying physiological factors can be addressed adequately, and if Hypnosis is going to form part of your course, additional preparation before arrival will have a significant impact.

Our Team

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Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Our knowledgeable, caring team of Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinators are available daily from 7am to 4pm to gently guide guests through the programme and to help make changes to the package where necessary to help meet personal goals. Chatting to the co-ordinator is relaxed and informal, with no limit placed on guests on the number of visits per day.

The Wellbeing Co-ordinator is available for daily measurements of blood pressure, pulse, weight, blood-oxygen levels, blood sugar (when needed)

The Wellbeing Co-ordinator will schedule appointments for guests with our various experts as requisted or required. 

Holistic Medical Doctor

Holistic Medical Doctor

Our medical doctors are can assist in providing clear guidelines and working out a program to suit your individual needs. Each guest is thoroughly assessed, and medical investigations are as comprehensive as possible.

This will include going through existing reports and spending additional time finding the best solutions to the causes of weight management problems, rather than treating weight as a separate issue.

Read more about our Health and Wellbeing Practitioners here

 

On-site-laboratory

On-Site Laboratory

With the benefit of our on-site laboratory, results of a variety of blood and urine tests are available very quickly. This allows the medical team to address underlying health problems speedily, or re-assure guests when all is in order.

 

 

To meet our Health & Wellbeing Team, click here

Nutrition and Meals

Nutrition and Metabolic

Nutritionist

Our in-house Nutritionists have many years experience in providing guests with tailor-made, healthy eating plans and advise.

Consultations with the Nutritionists assist guests in understanding each individual's unique nutritional needs. They assist in guiding guests towards better eating plans using their personal likes, dislikes and circumstances as the foundation to ensure long term success.

 

Cooking and Nutrition DemonstrationCooking Demonstrations

Hoogland's practical food demonstration share our wonderful, tasty, healthy and simple recipes, which you will enjoy at home, sharing with family and friends. 

Hoogland's recipes are based on seasonal, fresh and readily available ingredients. Our cooking is sugar-free and low in salt but high in taste.

Guests often request recipes on departure for day to day success and enjoyment at home.

  

 

Fasting for WellnessWater-Fasting

A period of at least 3 days of water-fasting at the start of the 7-day progamme can be hugely beneficial. Water-fasting is not compulsary and the Health & Wellbeing consultant discusses this option with each individual guest before a supervised fast commences. 

It is important that guests follow a guided eating plan when starting to eat again, and therefore water fasting is best suited for at least a 5 day retreat.

 

  

Exercise and Physical Therapy

Physiotherapist - Biokineticist

Physiotherapist and Biokeneticist

Prolonged periods of stress or inactivity, injury or carrying some excess weight leads to posture problems, joint pain and reduced mobility. Guests are encouraged to work with a physiotherapist or biokeneticist to address these problems early in the programme and keep up exercises to maximise the benefits of all Hoogland has to offer.

 

  

  

Exercises Aqua Aerobics

Exercise Classes and Personal Trainers

Physical activity and exercise have many well-known benefits, and Hoogland offers many diverse ways of getting of staying fit, staying active, becoming more supple and learning improved balance and proprioception.

Benefits of exercise and physical activity include:

            • Improved circulation
            • General improvement of Wellbeing
            • Improved Memory
            • Improved Mood
            • Improved Tone
            • Improved Cardio Vascular Fitness
            • Improved Blood Sugar Balance
            • Improved Bone Density
            • Reduced LDL Cholestrol
            • Increased Lymph Drainage

 Read more about Exercise at Hoogland Here

Motivational and Emotional Support

Mindful  MeditationPsychologist

Some of the proven benefits of mindfulness meditation include the reduction of: Anxiety, stress, depression, exhaustion and irritability.

Memory improves, reaction times become faster and mental and physical stamina increase.

Mindful Eating Training is a very effective long-term solution to maintaining a healthy weight while enjoying your food more.

 

  

 

Pshychotherapy For Wellness and Weight Loss

Psychotherapy

The relaxing, beautifully natural and nurturing atmosphere creates the perfect environment to make real, long-lasting changes and address emotional problems honestly with no pressure or judgement.

Our therapist's approach is holistic, with varied expertise in multiple fields. They are practical, down to earth and very realistic and are able to teach a number of tools effectively for long term success.

 

  

 

Life Coaching

Life Coaching

Life coaches aren’t counselors or therapists; they are not qualified to diagnose or treat mental health matters. They also aren’t necessarily experts–in fact, they don't claim to be. But they do aim to train clients to reach goals instead of dreaming about them.

The trend of including life coaches as part of long term, sustainable changes is increasing world-wide as it improves the lives of many. 

 

  

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy 

Hypnosis is an excellent proven tool in a variety of wellbeing aspects. It is an empowering in many ways as it involves the guest in all aspects of the therapy without being prescriptive. With exeperienced hyphotherapists in a professional setting this treatment has many benefits with no real risk or side effects. 

 

 

 

  

Supportive Therapies

Hydro Therapy CycleHydro-Therapy-Cycle

The cyclical therapeutic use of Exercise - Massage -  Heat Treatment - Cold Therapy - Rest is an affective way of improving circulation, keeping activity levels up and getting rid of many wastes and toxins that are released as guest's circulation improves.

Guests have unlimited access to all hydro facilities from 7am to 7pm daily, including saunas, steam rooms, steam cabinets, sitzbaths, jet pools, exercise pools, cold pools and jacuzzis. 

For more about the hydro cycle, read here...

 

Therapeutic-

Therapeutic Massage Treatments

Therapeutic Massage Therapies have many important supportive properties, and guests are encouraged to work a few into their stay.

Benefits of massage include:

            • Relaxation and Stress Reduction
            • Improved Circulation
            • Lowered Blood Pressure
            • Improved Immunity

 

Labyrinths for Weight Management

Labyrinths

Labyrinths are ancient symbols for healing and a path to renewal. Guests walk it as part of any retreat for light activity and meditation.

Read more about our various labyrinths here