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Slim Active®, located in the South Africa, is part of a privately owned franchise organisation specialising in health and weight loss within a clinic atmosphere.

The Brand

Slim Active, located in South Africa, is part of a privately owned franchise organisation specialising in health and weight loss within a clinic atmosphere. In business since 2006, the company promotes proven Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) units that take effortless exercise way beyond existing techniques, giving you the most advanced professional body shaping treatments. All the units are immaculately designed and feature the registered BODY TONER signal that is unique to SLIM ACTIVE ® and is the product of 23 years experience in body shaping and weight reduction.

The Slim Active management team is committed to harnessing the latest research to offer superior products and services. Product development begins with sound scientific research. With expertise from our professionals, we have developed the most effective nutrition programme available today. We employ the latest food technology with the most up-to-date nutrition knowledge to create top quality products that keep our customers coming back.

A complete turnkey solution, comprising of a clinic of approximately 40 to 60 square meters including fixtures, fittings, equipment and reception furniture. It does not however include office furniture.

Here are the Facts:

The general population is getting fatter and is always looking for new ways to combat their weight problems. As awareness grows that healthy lifestyle change is the only proven long-term weight management solution, programmes like Slim Active Weight Loss Programme, which teach, motivate, and reinforce behavior change are reaping the benefits.


The Health and Wellness Industry is growing at a phenomenal rate. US health and wellness sales are over $91 billion, according to the Natural Marketing Institute’s annual Health & Wellness Trends Database research study. Looking at the booming health and wellness franchises in South Africa, it is clear that we are following suit.

As the industry changes, we will ensure that our clinics continue to offer the very latest in technology. Slim Active® has become a trusted household name synonymous with excellent, personal and professional service offering customers’ results. This has led to a national Franchise operation, which adheres to a supervised code of conduct fueled by an aggressive ongoing advertising and marketing campaign.

We are searching for individuals that want to own a business in a stimulating professional environment by helping people feel good about themselves. Slim Active® Slimming and Health Clinic can provide you with a unique franchise opportunity, which allows you time to enjoy a greater quality of life along with the potential to reach your financial goals.


The most important factor within Slim Active is ensuring the maintenance of standards throughout the Group and monitoring each individual clinic where personalised service, quality and presentation is considered to be all important.

Franchisees will be provided with a comprehensive Operations Manual for easy reference, which is continually updated with new process techniques and methods.


Our training includes:

Product and industry knowledge
Product sales training
Service standards
Induction programme for new Franchisees
Software training for computer systems

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

To be a successful Franchisee there are a number of qualities required:

Self motivation
Leadership qualities
Work to systems, policies and procedures
Follows rules and regulations
Able to work in groups
Interacts well with people

We are ready to share our years of experience and success with you as our franchisee. Make a positive choice
and become a franchisee, you will be your own boss with the help and guidance needed to run a successful
slimming franchise.


When It All Began


Christa van de Merwe

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


Christa van de Merwe

Head Office


No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities


FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

Option 1: R 225 000 / Option 2: R 80 000

Initial franchise fee

Option 1: R 20 000 / Option 2: R 15 000

Initial Working Capital

On application

Minimum owners contribution

Franchise Terms

Management services fee

R 3 000

Marketing fee

Fixed monthly fee

Initial agreement term

5 Years

Renewal term

5 Years

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