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BEST MOVE Pilates Workshop

BEST MOVE Pilates Workshop

BEST MOVE Pilates based in Cape Town brought a number of lovely women to Fynbos for a weekend of rest and restoration, plus two extended pilates sessions in glorious weather in the Pavilion. They enjoyed specially chosen meals and wine, and since many are mothers, they celebrated mother’s day while they were at it .…

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Vinpro / Winetech Workshop

Vinpro Winetech Workshop in the Swartland at Fynbos Estate

Vinpro and Wintech ran a workshop at Fynbos Estate directed predominantly to Swartland grape growers, to assist them in their production. They chose De Perdestal as a venue. They said it worked excellently and the food was delicious. Actually, they were especially treated to a sweet and savoury high tea.

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UCT Research and Design Workshop

UCT Research and Design Workshop for Masters students in the Critical Urbanism Program

Masters students in the Critical Urbanism Program This group has come to us twice before – each time with different students. It is a joint program between UCT and the University of Basel in Switzerland. Students spent each day in session in the Pavilion covering the awnings with different coloured bits of paper and had…

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A wonderful week-long workshop for The Engine Room

The Engine Room workshop at Fynbos Estate

14 members of the organisation The Engine Room spent a week on Fynbos for their annual staff meeting, team building and strategic planning. They describe themselves as follows: “We are an international organisation that accelerates the fight for social justice by advancing civil society’s strategic, responsible and effective use of data and technology. We are…

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An AIMS group of students spent the week at Fynbos Estate

AIMS South Africa workshop at Fynbos Estate

Photo above, clockwise from top right: Irene Kyomugisha (PhD student), Funmilayo Lydia Makinde (PhD student), Samuel Ofosu Mensah (PhD student) and Mhlasakululeka Mvubu (Masters graduate).Front left: Bubacarr Bah (Research Advisor), Emmanuel Kabuga (Masters student) and Shankar Agarwal (Postdoctoral fellow). African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is an academic network that enables Africa’s talented students to…

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After School Game Changer Team

After School Game Changer workshop at Fynbos Estate

The After School Game Changer Team, a project of the Western Cape government, joined at Fynbos for a writing retreat in preparation for their symposium on after school programs, to be held in June 2019. The team is working to build acknowledgement of the work of after school programs as an important educational intervention –…

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The Art of Living Retreat

The Art of Living Retreat at Fynbos Estate

This weekend we once again hosted an Art of Living retreat at Fynbos. As before this was a retreat based on physical and emotional cleansing, meditation and yoga. Trusha Lakana, the teacher from Durban, again ran the retreat which took place primarily in the Pavilion The Art of Living, now in its 35th year of…

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Elaine Seidel’s wonderful Yoga Weekend

Elaine Seidel's Fusion Vinyasa Yoga Retreat at Fynbos Estate

It was a fabulous success: everyone loved the yoga (and Elaine is a seriously good teacher) We were complimented, the energy of the farm and the venue raved about. Proof of their satisfaction is another booking this time next year. If you like yoga, keep in touch.

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Flowing Nomads Yoga Retreat

Last weekend saw Fynbos hosting a wonderful group of yoga practitioners. They were such a pleasure working inside and out, eating meals in De Perdestal, walking up the mountains Their energy was such a pleasure.     This is their review of us Flowing Nomads have scouted venues from the hills of Tuscany to the…

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Children from Big Issue

A short while ago we had the pleasure of hosting 12 children between the ages 9 and 18 who are children of Big Issue vendors. These children living in various townships had never been to a place like this and their joy and exploration was palpable. Under the skillful leadership of Nicky and Penny, the…

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