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Forbes & Scheepers Biokineticists seek to meet the optimal physical and wellness needs of the community through quality, compassionate and innovative exercise programs and treatments.

Forbes & Scheepers Biokineticists is a registered Biokinetics Practice that specialises in the physical health & wellness of the community.

What is Biokinetics?

– Biokinetics is specialised exercise therapy that is recognised by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

– A Biokineticist specialises in preventative medicine and final-phase rehabilitation.

– Biokineticists improve a person’s physical condition and quality of life by performing comprehensive physical assessments and prescribing individualised, scientifically-based exercise programmes.

– The main modality of therapy in Biokinetics is exercise.

– Biokineticists are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, under the board of Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Biokinetics

– Biokinetics is specialised exercise therapy that is recognised by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

– A Biokineticist specialises in preventative medicine and final-phase rehabilitation.

– Biokineticists improve a person’s physical condition and quality of life by performing comprehensive physical assessments and prescribing individualised, scientifically-based exercise programmes.

– The main modality of therapy in Biokinetics is exercise.

– Biokineticists are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, under the board of Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Biokinetics

Forbes & Scheepers Team

KAYLA FORBES

Kayla Forbes completed a BCom Sports Management at UJ and then went on to get a BHSc specialising in Biokinetics at WITS. She has always played sport competitively. Kayla is passionate about helping people and she loves enhancing peoples lives through Biokinetics. Kayla was lucky enough to gain some international experience working at a Health and Wellness centre in Dallas, Texas.

She is a director of Forbes and Scheepers Biokineticists with special interest in Chronic Disease and pre- & post- natal exercise. Kayla believes that exercise is the best medicine and if everyone can live by that motto we will be happier and healthier.

GILL SCHEEPERS

Gill started off her journey in the health and wellness industry as a Pilates instructor in 2008, after completing a Bsc in Human Movement Science and Physiology at Wits.  Following this, Gill went on to complete a variety of Pilates courses, including the BASI comprehensive teacher training course, as well as Pilates for pregnancy. After a few years of teaching Pilates, Gill decided to pursue her passion in Biokinetics, by enrolling to complete her honours degree, followed by an internship at the Centre of Diabetes and Endocrinology.

During internship, Gill also completed the CDE advanced course in Diabetes care for healthcare professionals, and continues to be passionate about chronic disease management, through exercise therapy. Gill then joined forces with Kayla in 2017, and together, they started Forbes and Scheepers Biokineticists.

Gill is passionate about using exercise therapy to treat her patients, and believes in taking an individualised and caring approach to ensure that the best quality of life is achieved, through the use of individualised and appropriate exercise therapy. Gill is married to Chris, and they have a beautiful baby daughter together. Gill is an avid marathon and ultra marathon runner in her spare time.