Our History

Charmaine Haig founded My Urban Retreat, 8 years ago at the beginning of 2012, in a beautiful 4 storey Georgian House in De Waterkant Village, Cape Town. All the rooms dedicated to different modalities of health, well being & life transformation with the facilitators and therapist to match.

Charmaine: Reiki Master/Teacher & Guide.

Many had passed through those doors with successful and happy life changing results. However since then, My Urban Retreat evolved and is no longer at a fixed address but instead has become more fluid, to be able to reach further than central Cape Town meeting lots of new people and enjoying various venues along the way. 

The journey has now brought us to Sea Point where My Urban Retreat has created its home at the beautiful and tranquil Core Fit Centre joining an amazing team of pilates and yoga instructors.  

The original vision was to help guide people on the their well being journey & find their life purpose through helping them heal their past, be happy in the present and create achievable goals and positive thoughts for their future.

This certainly hasn’t changed and has grown from strength to strength with clients in South Africa, UK, USA and parts of Europe. 

Charmaine has decided to concentrate on her own clients, further study and exciting international wellness projects, so no longer keeps a full agency of therapists under the brand of My Urban Retreat but still has knowledge of who is the best in town and is happy to refer to those who need a different type of holistic therapy. 

Charmaine has been a Reiki Master for 8 years &  a Reiki Teacher for 4 years. 11 years of reiki in total. 



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