PechaKucha Night 37

Zara Vorwerk
Positive Psychology

A look at practical scientifically proven exercises that can increase happiness in the various fields of Positive Psychology. Particular focus on short, easy to do practical steps with the largest gains in happiness as reported in studies. Many are common sense, but great to know what to focus on and how.



Delroy Guzha
Growing young again

His journey of moving away from weight training and fitness towards movement and health. Making lifestyle choices and habits that apply throughout the day instead of taking an hour to work on his health and then doing damage for the other 23 hours. And remembering to have fun always. Move."



Lawrence Batchelor
Natural Eyesight Improvement

Are you tired of wearing glasses? Your eyesight can return to normal in the same way that your body naturally heals cuts, broken bones and illnesses! There are no exercises involved, we just need to return to the simple, relaxed, vision habits we learned as a child. This talk will challenge the beliefs and myths about our eye’s ability to heal!



Kris Steyn
Sail Training for leadership

"Kris will explain to the audience some of the benefits of sailing on a tallship, showing different aspects of what can be achieved and allowing for thought beyond perceived horizons.
Outlining what sailing is like as a career, the travel to far distant lands without the trapping of tourism. More young people are needed to get involved bringing new energy."




Sarah Joanna Kennan
Falling in love with tequila

A journey of one girl's passion for Tequila that has led her on adventures through Mexico to learn from the Tequila masters, inspiring her to start her own Tequila company in South Africa.



Sarita Van der Walt
Biomimicry & Life's Principles

While doing her Masters of Science in Biomimicry, through Arizona State University Sarita recently learnt about an awesome tool called Life's Principles. She will briefly introduce people to this tool, as well as the field of Biomimicry.



Dr. Sahal Yacoob
Find out what you're made of

The talk will introduce some ideas from quantum mechanics and Einstein’s theory of special relativity, to describe our deepest understanding of the ingredients needed to form the universe. He may also mention why CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is important. The theory built based on these results is robust but incomplete.



Macio, Lloyd & Karien
Repurposing an architectural dinosaur

The 1920s docklands Grain Silo, one of the City’s most significant surviving Heritage Resources, is undergoing a dramatic re-purposing - designed by Thomas Heatherwick and implemented by local Architects - to become the most unique art destination in Africa set in Cape Town’s newest mixed use urban precinct at the V&A Waterfront.



Tegan Phillips
The wonders of bicycle adventuring

What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. A short cartoon presentation about the wonders of long distance bicycle-travel.