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Shape-Up is a weight loss and fitness programme hosted at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa centre. The programme uses a progressive approach to exercise led by our team of highly-skilled Biokineticists. Our focus is to make exercise safe, sustainable and fun through the support of our professionals and the Shape-Up community.

Start Date: 12 April 2021

Duration: 12-weeks

Cost: R3400

Spots on the programme are limited, so book your spot early. Submit your details in the form on this page and we’ll keep a spot with your name on it!


  • 1-on-1 consultation with a biokineticist to establish a baseline. This will help track your progression.
  • 3 group exercise classes weekly. These classes use a progressive approach so that everyone can join. We keep exercise fun and engaging!
  • Full access to the SSISA fitness centre for the duration of the programme. Our facilities are first-class and are equipped with all the gear you’ll need.
  • Weekly check-ins with your trainer. To ensure you stay motivated and track your progression.
  • Access to SSISA health professionals. Add the diet, sleep, or psychology add-on packages to improve your results.


Don’t worry, you can pre-register for the next Shape-Up programme in 2021 by submitting your details in the contact form. There is also a live Shape-Up programme online powered by SSISA-Academy.

  • Interested? We’ll contact you


The price depends on the length of the programme you join.

  • Shape-Up 12-week programme – R3400
  • Shape-Up 6-week programme – R1700
  • Shape-Up Online programme – subject to season

You do not need a SSISA membership to participate in the Shape-Up programme. Shape-Up members gain access to the SSISA fitness centre for the duration of the programme. Our fitness centre is a triple volume fully ventilated space, fitted with the latest Technogym Pure Strength Machines, Skillmills, Wattbikes, a heated 25m swimming pool and a 140m indoor tartan track

The next intake for Shape-Up will be on 18 January 2021 for the 12-week programme. To join the programme, submit your details in the form on this webpage. If you missed the intake, you can put your name down for our next intake in mid-2021.

Shape-Up is a 6-12 week weight-loss programme guided by biokineticist Suzana de Pina. The programme uses a combination of scientific knowledge and industry insights, powered by SSISA Academy, to guide us in our approach to implementing exercise. This programme is held at the SSISA centre in Newlands, where Shape-Up members join group exercise classes led by our exercise professionals. Our biokineticists help track your goals and keep you motivated throughout the programme. The results follow.