Women’s Health: Celebrate Being A Woman With Longevity, OPI & Elemis

To celebrate the power of being a woman in the month of May, Longevity has partnered with OPI and Elemis to formulate a unique  breakfast workshop for mothers, daughters, sisters and friends.

The workshop is designed to discuss the women’s health code and engage on some of the more sensitive issues women encounter in today’s modern, demanding world. From women’s hormonal health, skin and body health, to sexual health and intimacy, as well as cyber vulnerability, we will be discussing it all.

Our passionate and informed panel of female specialists will share valuable codes for living, while you are inspired and pampered in on of Johannesburg’s leading venues.

Who Will Be Speaking on Women’s Health?

The Expert Panel


General practitioner with a special interest in aesthetics and hormonal medicine based at 8th Sense Clinic.

Dr Sly Nedic is a founder of 8th Sense medi-spa in Sandton, where she passionately combines aesthetic with anti-aging medicine, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, preventative genetic testing, and nutrigenetics. She is an HPCSA-registered MD and Allied Health Profession Council-registered acupuncturist.

Dr Nedic is a member of numerous aesthetic and anti-aging societies: WOSIAM (Europe), WOSAAM (EUROPE), A4M (USA), IHS (USA) IFM (USA), SAAIM (South Africa). She is also a member of the advisory board for scientific paper publications for Prime Magazine (Europe) and the advisory board for A2 Magazine (SA). Being a faculty member of Academy Reunis, Luxemburg, she has delivered many international lectures in preventive genetics. She holds numerous international accreditations for aesthetics procedures.sex


Psychiatrist and sexual medicine specialist based in Parktown.

Dr Careen Rascher is a sexual medicine expert and psychiatrist. She recently became a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine, and has started consulting patients with sexual problems at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre. Her practice is called My Sexual Health. Here she works with a multidisciplinary team which includes doctors who are specialists in sexual medicine, pelvic-floor physiotherapists and psychologists or sex therapists.


Executive head: Forensic Services at Cell C.

Jacqueline Fick is currently employed by Cell C as executive head: Forensic Services and has also temporarily managed the Information Security portfolio. She has over 20 years’ experience in the investigation and prosecution of various types of crimes, with a specific focus on the prevention and investigation of cybercrime. Fick has also delivered television interviews, articles, presentations and workshops, both locally and internationally, on topics such as cybercrime, the prevention and prosecution thereof, information governance, information assurance and cyber forensic readiness. Jacky holds the following qualifications: B Iuris, LLB and MBA.

Educational Talks By Our Beauty Industry Experts


Elemis Education Manager

With over 15 years’ experience in somatology, Varsha Sharma, national training and business development manager for Elemis South Africa, is passionate about a holistic approach to wellbeing. A career in skincare evolved into a more diverse approach to beauty. A proudly South African woman, she set her sights on gaining international experience that she could share on her return home.

As the international training manager for Dubai and the surrounding countries, Varsha Sharma was exposed to immensely high standards. Her skills include a multitude of specialised treatments and therapies, including detoxification, Ayurvedic treatments, as well as training with Buddhists during her time spent with Buddha Attitude. Returning to South Africa, Elemis was the perfect match: a brand at the forefront of beauty, technology and innovation.


OPI Education Manager

Bonieta Sonnekus has been in the beauty industry for over 12 years. She acquired her diploma in cosmetology and a certificate in business management
and marketing from the South West Gauteng College. She has gone from a nail technician and beauty therapist to owning her own beauty salon.

Bonieta Sonnekus has always worked with OPI, she fell in love with the OPI brand from her very first introduction. Her experience and knowledge, not just of the nail industry, but of OPI, makes her the perfect candidate to educate, grow the brand and uplift nail technician countrywide.

You Will Be Pampered

You will receive breakfast at the beautiful Saxon Hotel, inspiring speakers, interactive discussion and information on Women’s Health. Beautiful hampers will be awarded to 2 lucky guests and every guest will receive a goody bag on the morning valued at R700.four seasons massage

Guests will be pampered with massages or skin consultations compliments of the Saxon Spa.

Tickets are limited, given the bespoke venue and capacity for this event, so bookings are strictly on a first-come, first-served basis. Secure your place today and bring your daughter, mother, sister or friend.

The Women’s Health Workshop Details

WHEN: Saturday 6 May 2017


Panel Discussion Starts At 09H00

WHERE: Saxon Hotel, Sandhurst, Sandton

COST: SINGLE TICKET: R200 (R180 for subscribers)

DOUBLE TICKET. Bring a friend and you will pay R300 for a double ticket. Subscribers who bring a friend
will pay R270 for a double ticket.

Unfortunately we are fully booked for this event. Keep a look out for more exciting events, or sign up to our newsletter for more information.


  1. Hanle
    10 April 2017 at 10:16 am


    I would like to book tickets for the following guests:
    1.Hanle van Huyssteen,
    2.Lynette van Huyssteen,
    3.Erna van der Bergh &
    4. Sune van der Bergh

    Not sure if there is still tickets available? How do we pay for this?

    Kind Regards,

    • mm
      23 April 2017 at 12:55 pm

      Thank you Hanle. We have given your details to the team and they will be in touch to confirm.

  2. Fiona
    20 April 2017 at 11:59 am

    If any cancellations please let me know Tel 0835661461 Fiona thank you

    • mm
      23 April 2017 at 12:53 pm

      Fiona, thank you for your interest. I have given the team your details. They will be in touch on Monday to advise further.

  3. Phethile
    5 May 2017 at 7:47 pm

    I would like to make a booking of 4 seats for tomorrow’s event at the Saxon Hotel