RELAX, RESTORE & REJUVENATE
At Brookdale, deep relaxation is at the core of de-stressing and our experienced consultants and wide range of treatments are focused on achieving this. Our luxurious treatments are assured to restore the balance in your body as much as they do your mind. Brookdale only uses reputable products from established brands such as Guinot, Clarins, Esse, OPI, Paul Mitchell, Bellabaci, Ahava, Moroccanoil, Lilian Terry and Ecklon.
This list of treatments are additional treatments that can be booked over and above the treatments that are included in your package. When arriving at Brookdale you will have the opportunity to add any of these onto your stay
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE…
The ratio of highly qualified staff to guests is possibly higher than at any other similar establishment in the country. A Brookdale consultant meets with each guest on arrival to ascertain their health, level of fitness, personal objectives and to advise on the most suitable treatments, exercise and diet. The guest is able to choose a routine that best suits them, incorporating as many of our varied treatments and facilities that they can manage in the time available.
> Indoor Heated Ozonated (chlorine free) Pool
> Steam Room | Jacuzzi | Sauna
> Private Mosaic Steam Room
> Treatment Rooms
> Hydrotherapy Baths
> Studio for Yoga, Pilates & Guided Relaxation
> Quiet Relaxation Areas
> Indoor Dining Room
> Cosy Lounges
> Lecture Room
> Health & Beauty Shop
> Juice Bar
> Wi-Fi Hotspot
OUTDOOR FACILITIES / ACTIVITIES
> Swimming Pool
> Sun Decks
> Extensive Gardens with River Frontage
> Quiet Relaxation Areas
> Outdoor Quiet Lounge
> Outdoor Dining
> Reflexology Path
> Country Walks on neighbouring farms
> Bring your bike along and cycle country roads
with stunning berg views
> Don’t forget your golf clubs. Discounted green
fees at neighbouring Gowrie Golf Course.
> Enjoy Midlands Trout Fishing
VISIT OUR SHOP FOR SOME HEALTHY INSPIRATION
The Brookdale shop is stocked with everything from skin and body care products to health supplements.
Take a detour through our shop before you leave for the opportunity to take home what is needed to continue a healthy lifestyle.
SOME OF THE PRODUCT RANGES AVAILABLE IN OUR SHOP:
BETWEEN PAMPERING TREATMENTS
To accommodate guests and their individual needs, our range of exercise options are available on an individual or group participation basis. These include:
> A gym
> Walks around the estate and neighbouring farms
> Swimming (in the outdoor or indoor heated pool)
> Aqua aerobics
> Pilates & Yoga
> Guided Relaxation
In order to offer the most suitable health and fitness program, it is vital that we first establish your current health status, so we assess basic indicators, such as:
> BMI (Body Mass Index)
> Blood Pressure
> Biokinetics Consultations
> Nutrition Consultations
> Cooking Demonstration with take home recipes
An integral part of your time at Brookdale includes talks, where guests are encouraged to set realistic goals towards maintaining a healthier lifestyle once they plunge back into the pressures of every day living. Talks include:
> Stress & Coping
> Exercise is Medicine
> Make-Up Demonstration
> Cooking Demonstrations
Food @ Brookdale
REPLACING RESTRICTION WITH BALANCE…
Three delicious, balanced meals, as well as healthy morning and afternoon snacks, are served daily in our cosy dining room or under African skies on the terrace. Fasting is not encouraged. Red meat is not served, chicken and fish are included on the menu with plenty of fresh vegetables, crisp salads and a variety of fruit. While the meals are low fat, they are so delicious and beautifully presented that visitors are always very pleasantly surprised.
There is no strict regime at Brookdale, but to help you relieve the build up of toxins, alcohol and caffeine are not served.
WHY THE NUTRIFIT PROGRAMME?
The Nutrition Component of the Nutrifit Programme is simple and easy to follow.
Women will be served 1200 calories per day.
Men will be served 1500 calories per day.
There will always be seconds for those who are not at Brookdale for weight loss.
FACT: Portion distortion is our worst enemy, how much are you eating?
THE BENEFITS OF EATING THE NUTRIFIT WAY
> Helps to keep the blood sugar levels stable.
> Decreases the risk of cardio-vascular disease.
> Helps you realise what a portion size is all about.
> Reduces overeating.
> Breaks bad habits we enforce in every day life.
> Eliminates stimulants found in the external environment – a form of detox.
> May help reduce the risks of developing certain forms of cancer.
> Increases energy levels due to improving overall nutrient intake from the food.
A TASTE OF BROOKDALE
BREAKFAST: Freshly baked whole wheat scone with smoked salmon, sliced avocado, cream cheese, pumpkin seed pesto and capers.
10 O’ CLOCK SNACK: Mixed Berry Smoothie.
LUNCH: Mixed leaf, avo & goats cheese salad with green goddess dressing. Deboned trout with broccoli pesto served with new baby potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
4 O’ CLOCK SNACK: Veggie sticks with red bean hummus.
DINNER: Moroccan Butternut & Red Lentil Soup served with crusty homemade bread followed by Just fruit lollies.
CLICK THE IMAGES BELOW TO DOWNLOAD THE RECIPES…
BROOKDALE RECIPE BOOKS
Brookdale’s recipe books are beautifully illustrated with delicious recipes and tips to kick-start your healthy lifestyle. These scrumptious, healthy recipes will help you achieve better health and give you boundless energy. The food is delicious, healthy and easy to prepare. These books are also a great gift.
The appeal of healthy eating is promoted by fun inter-active demonstrations offered in our kitchen, on selection and preparation of meals with take-home recipes. Guests can learn how easy it is to enjoy and maintain their lifestyle choice.