A Biokineticist is a specialist in the prescription of therapeutic & corrective exercise for your injury, medical condition or fitness level.
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- Qualified by Swimming SA
- Water safety from 3 years old
- New strokes and correction of strokes
- Adult lessons: we assist with water orientation, -safety & new strokes
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation water and land based
- Muscle Imbalances / Posture analysis / Posture deformities
- Initial treatment session: Detailed assessment according to Sonar / X-Ray / MRI reports.
- Medical aid rates apply
Aquarobics / Water Aerobics
- Beneficial for arthritis: OA , RA
- Chronic as well as joint conditions
- Ideal for men, women, old, young, super fit, overweight and athletes.
- Water buoyancy allows for more effective partial weight bearing
for orthopedic rehabilitation.
Benefits of scientifically correct exercises can extend to the most severe cases, thereby improving quality of life.
Mariq will assist the patient through the different “phases” of rehabilitation before and after surgery in order to achieve his or her pre-determined ( from assessment) goals. We progress patients through their prescribed exercises ensuring correct technique and functional movement.
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The people behind Aqua Dynamics
The team at Aqua Dynamics consists of experts to assist with rehabilitation, fitness improvement, mobility and excellent swimming strokes.
Biokineticist at Aqua and Muscle Dynamics Mariq Swanepoel. Spanning from a Biokineticist, Pilates and Aqua – Instructors and a Regional Swimmer. The team at Aqua Dynamics consists of experts to assist with rehabilitation, fitness improvement, mobility and excellent swimming strokes.
Mariq is a Registered Biokineticist with over twenty years of experience and she is the owner of a private fitness and rehab practice in Pretoria, offering Biokinetics services/rehabilitation/hydrotherapy, aquatic exercise/group fitness classes, Pilates-based body conditioning and Swimming school.
She has worked for the SA National Defence Force as a Biokineticist in the development of rehabilitation programs for injured soldiers and personnel.
She presented several SAWFA workshops.
As a Biokineticist her aim is to increase people’s quality of life through the prescription of rehabilitative scientifically based exercise programs, using the water medium and Pilates-based exercises as rehab tools. She makes use of Pilates-based and therapeutic exercises which is an excellent rehabilitation system for the back, neck, knee, hip and shoulder to bring the body back into balance and improve muscle weaknesses, improve the posture and appearance.
She teaches her clients the general guidelines for lower back pain i.e wrong lifestyles for e.g. poor sitting posture, frequency of flexion etc.)
Diploma in Drama Pretoria Technikon
SAWFA Aquarobics course 2013
13 years of teaching swimming at aqua dynamics
Qualified aqua instructor.
Teaching aqua classes at aqua dynamics from 2013, did certificate at sawfa in 2013
National Diploma for Texture Design, Tshwane Universiteit of Tegnologie
Lynda Huey, Aquatic Rehab course
SAWFA course 2019
Basi Pilates 2006
PF Instructor ETA Certificate
BODY Conditioning and Mat Course
Cross Training Course
2009 – 2012 Medalled at NTS CHAMPIONSHIPS (1st & 2nd place in 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke)
2010-2012 Gauteng School Championship 1st place every year
2010 SA Regionals level 2
2011 S.A. Regional level 1
2012 S.A. Regional level 1
2010 – 2012 Honorary Colours for Swimming
2010 -2012 Victrix Ludorum
2012 Captain of Swimming Team