Isa Carstens, founder of the Isa Carstens Academy, was an internationally renowned therapist, businesswoman and educationalist. She founded the Academy in the historic town of Stellenbosch in 1978.
A woman of stature and vision, she created a facility offering the best possible training in the field of Health and Skin Care therapy in South Africa. In 1978, the Isa Carstens Academy became the first South African school recognized by the Swiss-based CIDESCO (Comité International d’Esthétique et de Cosmétologie).
To ensure that the latest technology and training methods were applied at the school, she studied abroad in Vienna, France, Italy and Britain. She was invited to make presentations at CIDESCO World Congresses in 1984, 1986, 1992 and was appointed national examiner for CIDESCO in 1985, sharing her extensive knowledge and experience freely and widely.
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