Umoyo means ‘life’! The Umoyo Natural Health Centre in Lusaka, Zambia, promises its clients a healthier life, whether they have specific health issues or not. It is registered with the Medical Council of Zambia and offers friendly consultations and a range of natural health treatments and therapies. The pleasantly situated Umoyo Health Centre has four treatment rooms, each with a dedicated therapist, and six support staff. The supporting Umoyo Health Shop in Arcades Shopping Centre offers a comprehensive range of natural health products.
Umoyo invites you to have a chat with one of their therapists and sample a delicious green smoothie or a freshly juiced organic wheat grass shot! If you live out of Lusaka, Umoyo is happy to discuss developing a workable program for you.
Treatments and therapies
- Seven-day health programs
A series of in depth professional programs to restore your body to its natural state of balance, vitality and optimum health, while simultaneously cleansing it from accumulated toxins and wastes. Umoyo’s seven day health programs addresses issues such as weight loss, diabetes reversal, BP reduction and deep cleansing.
- Anti smoking program
Uses the latest in Bio-Resonance technology and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) to drastically reducing cravings, irritability and mood swings. Advice is also given on helpful diets and supplements.
Objective and comprehensive testing using highly advanced PC-based analysis followed by a personalised comprehensive balancing treatment.
- Electro magnetic therapy
The sophisticated BEMER 3000 shows excellent results in treating persistent pain, wound and fracture healing, arthritis, headaches and sport injuries.
- Colon hydrotherapy
A safe and painless treatment that removes debris and toxic waste build-up in the intestines. The treatment uses professional Colon Hydrotherapy machines and disposable speculum kits.
- Ear candling
A painless, non-invasive extraction of excessive wax and debris from the ear. This leanses the ear canal to promote better hearing. Also helps tinnitus and dizziness.
- Far infrared sauna
Sweat produced in this sauna contains a staggering 15-20% of toxins. This treatment also helps weight loss by burning up a massive 300 calories in a standard session. This is the equivalent of a 10 Kilometer run!
- Life coaching and neuro linguistic programming
An opportunity to get your mind in gear for the changes you’re making in your life, paving a smooth transition to where you want to be. This includes performance coaching.
Specific pressure techniques are applied to the feet to relieve stress and tension, improve circulation and nerve function and dissipate energy blocks.
- Therapeutic massage
Helps relieve tension and stress by promoting the relaxation of tense, tight and often sore muscles. It stimulates blood circulation and promotes the elimination of waste.
- Detox Mineraliser
This treatment remineralises the body with a full spectrum of minerals that are essential for good health while simultaneously removing wastes and toxins. This treatment is administered by placing the client’s feet in a warm tub of water.
Umoyo health programs
Whether you simply want to lose weight, give yourself a boost or indeed tackle a serious health condition — Umoyo can help you achieve the results you want. The Umoyo health programs are founded on naturopathic detoxification principles. They all place great emphasis on cleansing the body from accumulated wastes and toxins. This allows the body to regain balance and heal more effectively. This gives you the results you want quicker!
The underlying cleanse included in each program, is achieved through daily green smoothies, fresh wheat grass juice, cleansing drinks, intestinal cleansing herbs, detox salt baths, alkaline water, detox enemas as well as daily sessions of electromagnetic therapy and unlimited use of the circulation machine and inversion table. In addition, each program includes its own unique combination of specific herbal and nutritional supplements. You will also receive plenty of reading material and guidelines, helping you transition into a healthier diet and lifestyle after completing the program.
Umoyo health programs are for a duration of seven days (Monday to Sunday). You will be required to visit the Umoyo Health Centre every day to pick up your fresh drink and therapy pack for that day. Before you can commence a program, you need to come in for an Initial Program Consultation so that the Umoyo team can get to know you better and fully understand your health needs. It also gives us an opportunity to fully explain the the specifics of the program that you have chosen so that you are prepared and have all your questions answered. The Initial Program Consultation can be booked any time and is included in the overall cost of your program.
Weight loss pro
Achieve safe and permanent weight loss. Not only will you lose weight during the program, but through cleansing and restoring balance, the program also sets your body up for continued weight loss afterwards. Particular areas of focus include balancing blood sugar, alkalizing tissues, increasing metabolism, correcting mineral deficiencies to curb cravings, and helping your body convert fat into energy. This is achieved through a seven day green smoothie fast that is supported with several specially selected detox and weight loss supplements. Your program also includes daily sessions of Electromagnetic therapy, and
unlimited use of the Inversion table and Circulation machine, with other optional therapies.
This program is designed for diabetics (and pre-diabetics) who wish to reduce and stabilise their blood sugar by correcting underlying metabolic issues through natural therapies. The program aims to help people reduce or eliminate pharmaceutical medication, reverse disease progression and ultimately restore balance and optimise health. This is achieved through an in depth cleanse, specialised supplements and therapies. Individualised advice on diet and lifestyle is also given.
This program is designed for hypertensive clients who wish to reduce blood pressure and restore cardiovascular health through natural therapies. The program aims to help people reduce oreliminate pharmaceutical medication, reverse disease progression and ultimately optimise health. This is achieved through an in depth cleanse, specialised supplements and therapies. Individualised advice on diet and lifestyle is also given.
This highly effective program will help you detoxify and rejuvenate on a deep level, rebalancing your organs and systems and giving you a fresh new start. It is carefully designed, incorporating ancient wisdom with the latest in scientific research. Everything you will need for the seven day program is included — green smoothies, cleansing drinks, colon cleansing herbs, fresh wheatgrass juice, detox enema, cleansing supplements, salt bath and other selected therapies. Excellent for people who need a boost and want the spring putting back in their step!
Umoyo healthy living
This 4 week program is excellent for anyone who has completed any of the Umoyo intensive 7 day programs and wants further support going forward. It includes health drinks, healthy meals as well as multiple therapies throughout the month.
Umoyo Spa Treatments
- Anti aging
- Deep moisturising
- Exfoliation body scrub
- Exfoliating body scrub with message
- Detox mud mask
- Detox mud mask with a massage
- Deluxe – body scrub, mud mask and massage
- Back and shoulders
- Deep tissue massage
- Full body massage
- Hot stone massage
- Refreshing foot scrub with massage
- Relaxing foot massage
About the founder
Kim Otteby originally founded Umoyo in 2007 (formerly known as MyAfya). Kim has an MA in Economics and Management from Oxford University, and a BSc in Nutritional Medicine. She is a qualified practitioner in Advanced Iridology, Colon Hydrotherapy and Zambian Traditional Herbal Medicine. She is also a Hippocrates Health Educator, studying under Viktoras Kulvinskas and Brian Clement, amongst others. In addition she has trained at the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Centre (Dr. Gabriel Cousens) from where she graduated as a Spiritual Live Food Instructor. She also practices Reiki as well as Conscious Breath work (Rebirthing).
Kim says, “Umoyo offers natural health therapies in Zambia that are comparable to the best in the world, but at a fraction of the cost.” Look out for her health article in the Post each Sunday. She will soon feature regularly on Muvi TV’s morning show.
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