WesternCape On Wellness | A healthier lifestyle

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WoW! is a Healthy Lifestyles partnership initiative of the Western Cape Government and its valued partners. WoW! aims to enable people to make Healthy Lifestyle choices throughout our life course - from planning Pregnancy and Birth to Youth, Adult and Senior Years. Choices we make today about how we live (LIVE!), the types of food we eat and drink (EAT!), and how often we do physical activities (PLAY!), affect our future health. 

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Find your balanced, healthy lifestyle by learning how to make smart behavioural choices!  



Healthy eating is about the types of food we choose to eat and the methods we choose to cook and prepare our food.


Have FUN and ENJOYMENT through being physically ACTIVE! Choose physical activities that you enjoy! 

Join us for the next WoW! events

Special announcement: WoW! Has partnered up with the Indian Consulate General to bring you Fun and Free weekly Yoga sessions at the Iziko Museum Cape Town Central. A qualified Yogi from India with more than 10 years experience, will be teaching and guiding you through a 2 month course (1 hour per week) on the basic principles of Yoga. New course will start in March 2020.  

For more information: wow@westerncape.gov.za / 021 483 8842.

To become a WoW! Champion and start a WoW! Group or to start a WoW! Active Public movement, email wow@westerncape.gov.za for more information.

The development of the content on this website was made possible through the support and contribution of the following partner organisations:

  • Appenberg Digital Publishing
  • 44tenMedia
  • Sports Science Institute of South Africa
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of the Western Cape
  • Stellenbosch University