International Academy for Leadership through Adventure
Who we are
iALA is a team of people who understand the need for hope and personal development. This is not a part time commitment to create an environment for personal development within the context of the great outdoors. We don’t promise that the journey is easy but we know it is fun!
Our team is a dedicated bunch of people of permanent staff members, external moderators, assessors and a board of directors.
JAN HEENOP | CEO
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JAN HEENOP BIO
The first impressions about life were imprinted in my mind of a farm with candle light, fresh bread and the rich taste of coffee from an AGA Stove. While listening to the cry of a jackal in the veld, I could listen my grandfather’s stories of a day on horseback. I have always liked the
GREAT OUTDOORS! My ideal career was one where I could share experiences with adventure leaders. Many years of study helped me to understand that accountability is a virtue. We need to sow these values about the great I am and the qualities of leadership into the lives of others.
I have been hunting, hiking, biking and navigating various parts of Southern Africa for the past 45 years. Our big five (5) destinations are therefore my favourite places to visit as we can explore the diversity of people and places from the Cape Coastline towards the forest of the EDEN District. Cape Town, Hermanus, Stellenbosch, Still Bay and the Klein Karoo are all places that intrigued my soul. My philosophy is that the images of nature like Heart Nebula and the Fish River Canyon can only be experienced, you can’t share it via YouTube!
The spiritual journey of our lives is lost in space if you don’t share it with family and for that I’m very grateful. The past two years was special as I have seen that isolating is a devastating experience for people that is stuck with their own loneliness. My personal goal is therefore to offer people the opportunity for self-discovery, reflection and goal setting.
“If you aim at nothing you sure as hell going to hit it!”
The iALA Team is therefore focused on creating an environment focused on simplicity, a healthy lifestyle and a sound Christian value system. I support these values.
GEORGINE HEENOP | BIOKINETIST
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CASSIDY JANSEN | FITNESS & STUDENT HOUSE HEAD
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ESTÉ PELSER & RENÉ VENTER | ADMIN & MARKETING
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