Who are the CALM Foundation?
Laurie has collaborated with leading movement, rehabilitation, nutrition and business experts to give you a number of practical applications through how we move, eat and think to demonstrate how ‘Keeping Calm’ is something you can master for yourself and share with your family and your teams at work and on the field.
André Oelofse is a professional Performance and Natural Movement Coach working from his own studio in Cape Town. He teaches people how to trust their bodies whilst under intense pressure and improve their performance without any interference from the thinking brain. André believes that it is critical for people to know how to move their bodies optimally, so that they may be capable of tackling any kind of stress or urgency in life. André has studied and practiced Pilates, Boxing, Tai Chi Chuan and Natural Movement and has become an expert in these teachings. He has made it his life`s journey to unearth a structured syllabus targeting the nervous system, substantiating and teaching how one can neutralise excess nervous energy, stay calm and perform under pressure.
Dr Colin Habberton
Colin has over 20 years experience in business development, strategic marketing, corporate governance, impact investing and fundraising in the US, UK, Europe and Southern Africa. Colin has contributed to a variety of industry and media reviews and presented at conferences across the world on investment, analytics, decision-making fundraising, and strategic communications and the perspectives they bring to business and social systems He has received a Bachelor of Social Science, a Masters of Philosophy cum laude in Information and Knowledge Management and a PhD in Business Administration and Management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IoDSA), an Endeavor mentor and serves on the boards of a selection of purpose driven organisations.
Grant attained his B.Sc Physiotherapy in 1994, and his Masters (MPhil) in Sports Physiotherapy in 1999, both at the University of Cape Town (UCT). He has over 25 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedics and Sports Rehabilitation and completed his post graduate certification in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) in 2004 and currently holds an Advanced Professional Development Level 2 (ADPL2) certification. Grant is a senior post-graduate lecturer and has featured as a guest lecturer on numerous post graduate courses both locally and internationally. He has been a senior lecturer (2007 – present) and course leader (2007 – 2014) on the OMT Course Western Cape and worked as a clinical supervisor and examiner on the OMT and Sports Physiotherapy (SPT) Courses.
Having completed his B.Sc Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2003, Barry has spent the past 15 years working in the field of Orthopaedics and Sports Rehabilitation. In 2008 Barry attained his post-graduate certification in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) and holds an Advanced Professional Development Level 2 (APDL2) certification as an Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapist. Between 2012 – 2016, Barry also held a position as a clinical supervisor and examiner on the OMT course. Outside of work in the practice, Barry enjoys family time, and is involved in youth upliftment through Hip-Hop culture, which has seen him travel and compete internationally as a Breakdancer (B-Boy).
Dr Julienne Fenwick
Dr Julienne Fenwick qualified at Stellenbosch University Medical School, and has worked on the front lines in Emergency Rooms all over South Africa. Realizing early on that this lifestyle was not sustainable she is now driven by inspiring people to optimize their health by getting in touch with being closer to Nature. Food as Medicine, Movement as Medicine and Mindfulness as Medicine form the pillars of her Integrative Medical Practice, Best of Both Wellness, in Onrus River, South Africa. Julienne has a passion for inspiring her patients to fall in love with life again by optimizing detoxification pathways in the various organ systems with individualized nutrition, turning off disease causing genes and allow the innate intelligence of the body to do the rest.