Membr is thrilled to announce that Once Active has been appointed as our distributor in South Africa. Spearheaded by Dorian Cabral, Once Active is an exclusive fitness concept with facilities located in the upscale Johannesburg neighbourhoods of Sandton and Parkmore. These specially designed spaces promote wellness, healthy living and sustainability, offering the most up to date science in exercise, assessments and treatment.
Dorian Cabral, Group CEO of Once Active, will act as Managing Director of Membr’s Southern Africa arm. He has extensive experience in the health club industry and has owned and managed several successful clubs in South Africa over the past 21 years. He is also a Managing Partner at Physical IQ, the industry leader in fitness education and sports medicine with campuses in all the major cities of South Africa and sole rights in South Africa to a partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine in the United States.
Jack Malin, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Membr, says: “Dorian has an exceptional track record within the health and fitness industry and we are really excited to be partnering with him. We know he will do a fantastic job of introducing Membr to the South African market.”
Membr’s smart, slick and simple-to-use digital platform connects the fitness industry with its members through two unique products. Membr Engage creates an increased level of engagement between personal trainers and their clients, empowering PTs to communicate with and support their clients inside and outside of the gym, as well as making it easy for members to access PT services via the Membr Lite app. Features include online training plans, health stats tracking and booking and paying online. Membr Manage is a full club management solution, jam-packed with all the back-end and sales features you could want and need. Features include POS, scheduling made easy, Google analytics tracking, auto emails, online data capture forms and multiple communication pathways.
Dorian says “I think Membr has developed some really unique and smart products which personal trainers and gym operators alike will wonder how they ever lived without! I am excited to be joining such an innovative company, especially one that shares my goal of motivating and inspiring people to live healthier lives.”
Whilst the official launch of Membr in South Africa is not scheduled until October 1st, Dorian and his team have already brought a wealth of experience and local industry knowledge to the table and we are delighted to welcome them to the Membr family!
For more information please contact:
Managing Director (Southern Africa)
Tel +27 82 452 1153