Dr Arien van der Merwe
‘We teach best what we most have to learn!’
‘It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together’
Dr Arien van der Merwe is a medical doctor, specialising in workplace wellness, weight control, body-mind and integrative, natural medicine, stress management and longevity. Arien is an internationally renowned holistic health expert and bestselling author, a well-known and experienced public speaker, facilitator and trainer, internationally published author of 22 books and training manuals on health and wellness, and medical specialist in workplace health and wellbeing since 1998. Her new book ‘Managing Diabetes and Related Health Challenges’, published by Human & Rousseau, will be released internationally on 15 September 2015.
She is registered by the Natural Healers Association (NHA) as Trainer and Ethno-Medicine Practitioner in the field of Traditional Health Care, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (FRSPH – London) and Member of the International Stress Management Association (MISMA), UK branch. Dr Arien writes for, and consults regularly, for many magazines and newspapers in South Africa, and appears in countless national radio and TV shows as guest. Arien is the Director of Health Stress Management Gauteng (Pty) (Ltd) and Co-owner of Ariani Health Solutions, based in Faerie Glen, Pretoria and online (www.DrArien.co.za).
Dr Arien recently developed the Timeless DNA™ Program with courses and online programs to entertain, enlighten and educate people in how to become a healthy, happy 120 years of age (our natural lifespan!) embodying the concept of beauty within, beauty without and beauty of being.
Anri van Rooyen
‘The body achieves what the mind believes’
Anri van Rooyen – BSc (Genetics, Psychology & Physiology), BSc Hons (Human Physiology), Personal Fitness Trainer – is a Highly Qualified Fitness Specialist as well as the Health & Fitness Consultant, Co-Owner and Practice Manager at Ariani Health Solutions. Anri developed PlayFunFitness™ to incorporate fun and effective exercises for optimal fat loss, strength and muscle toning. Exercise is a necessity for a healthy lifestyle and needs to become a habit for everyone. Anri takes fitness level into account when working with clients. If you are a member at a gym or prefer to gym from home she can give you a personalised program suited for your need. Anri is also available for fitness consultations, screenings and fitness tests.
Anri is also a co-owner of necessities – a multivitamin & multimineral range for scholars, students and young adults. necessities can improve memory, concentration, your immune system etc. As Anri says ‘I am a firm believer in exercise, wholesome food and the use of the correct food supplements to improve your mood and energy level, therefore optimal health and wellbeing. You are what you eat!’
Michaele van Heerden
Michaele van Heerden is our Product Specialist. ‘I am an outgoing person who believes in positive thinking and a healthy lifestyle. I practice what I preach! I promote weight training and a healthier diet. I am passionate about helping people with their health endeavours by helping them find appropriate solutions for their individual challenges.’