Saturday 25th June
Venue 1 – 15:00
Stress-proofing your Brain and Body:
Using the mind, body and spirit to develop stress resistance and promote healthy ageing.
Dr Margo de Kooker is a medical doctor specialising in Stress Management and Behavioural Medicine. She received her Batchelor of Science Honours degree in Physiology and her Medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, and went on to join the St Francis Health Centre in 1992 where she studied various holistic approaches to healthcare.
She has received professional training in the clinical application of mindfulness-based stress reduction through the Centre for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in the USA.
Her areas of professional interest include Integral Medicine, Mind-body medicine, Holistic lifestyle management and Stress management.
Margo teaches throughout Southern Africa and the UK where she presents continuing education for health professionals in clinically applied behavioural medicine and wellness.
She presents corporate stress management programmes and personal development programmes for the private sector. She also has a interest in Chinese Marital Arts and heads the Port Elizabeth Branch of the South African Wudang Wushu Institute.