My passion for fitness and healthy living lead me to a career in the fitness industry. I started as an employee with the Durban based Health and Racquet Group in 1994, working up the ranks to fitness manager and aerobic co-coordinator. In 1996 I relocated to Cape Town to pursue a solo career as a Personal Trainer. Today I run a successful private studio supported by many great and loyal clients. Having come from a sporting background and with my love of fitness and people, I take great pride in motivating and encouraging clients to achieve their goals.

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Spring Challenge 2017 Results

This years Spring Challenge saw Karen an outright winner in the overall position. She managed to lose 4,5 kg's, 4 cm's in girth measurements with a small drop in total body fat and improved her [...]

Small Things that make a Big Difference

As a personal trainer for 21 years I am constantly reminded that it’s the small positive things done on a regular basis that make the overall difference in achieving your goals. Life is busy for [...]

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Testimonials

Naledi

“I have struggled with my weight my whole life and have never enjoyed exercise. When… Read more “Naledi”

Naledi

Anne

Tuesdays at 6am are non-negotiable. It’s time to get sweaty with the other 3 “Bootcamp Girls” and Barbara, something I’ve been doing for… Read more “Anne”

Anne

Lew & Fran

I started working out with Barbs many years ago.… Read more “Lew & Fran”

Lew & Fran

Nives

I started training with Barbara Daw when I was 34 and had just had my third child. I had… Read more “Nives”

Nives

Laura

Twelve years ago at the age of 35 I weighed a whopping 71kgs!  Height: 1.50m (I was obese).  I needed to… Read more “Laura”

Laura

Vera

Barbara has been my personal trainer for more than 10 years. Quite a thing for me to stick with somebody for so long! A testament to how versatile, adaptable and fun she is. Last year I embarked on a project to… Read more “Vera”

Vera

Barry & Suzi

Barry has lost a total of 14… Read more “Barry & Suzi”

Barry & Suzi

Carole

Carole Testimonial

From 65.5 kg (size 40) to 54.3… Read more “Carole”

Carole

Sheila

Seven years ago, at age 50, I was ordered by a cardiologist to… Read more “Sheila”

Sheila

James

James Testimonial

From 110.4 kgs (size 40) to 89.9… Read more “James”

James

Alan

Training with Barbie for many years now, it has been extremely enjoyable and… Read more “Alan”

Alan

Mandy

The highlight of my week! I was running half marathons and strained my… Read more “Mandy”

Mandy

Shirley

10 out 10 for B-Bodies. My weekly hour with Barbara is a real… Read more “Shirley”

Shirley

Lynette

Barbara at B-Bodies has helped me change my body from the outside in.… Read more “Lynette”

Lynette