Amanda Oakes-Cornellissen

Meet Amanda Oakes-Cornellissen

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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Brenton is Avondale University’s Public Relations and Philanthropy Officer. He brings to the role experience as a communicator in publishing, media relations, public relations, radio and television, mostly within the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific and its entities.

Humble master-to-be of lifestyle medicine

Amanda Oakes-Cornellissen is an active and entrepreneurial physiotherapist from Kathu in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. She’s also one of the first students in our new Master of Lifestyle Medicine. We asked her six questions. Here are the answers she gave.

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you?
I’m a Pilates instructor.

Name your top personal achievement.
Launching my own lifestyle and wellness brand, Reboot-U-Wellness.

How do you define success in your occupation?
Improving skills and arriving with a smile, despite your circumstances.

What are you reading?
The 5am Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life. by Robin Sharma.

Who’s one of your heroes?
Plant-based dietician and author Brenda Davis. She shares scientific knowledge in simple terms.

What about your study motivates you?
The more you learn, the more evident it it how little you know. That’s humbling.

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