Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi

Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi

Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi is celebrated as a sangoma, spiritual teacher, life coach and and professional African storyteller, poet, writer, dancer and facilitator.

The best way to summarise her life’s work is that she is a facilitator of change. She is passionate about enlightening people to view life from a different perspective through bringing about changes in outlook to allow for holistic healing. Gogo Dineo brings creativity to facilitate safe learning spaces and processes of social change.

She is also a licensed Heal Your Life Teacher and certified Organisational Systems Coach.

She is a well-known media and radio contributor and founded the Heal Your Life Series on Power FM 98.7 a show dedicated to teaching listeners on African Spirituality and philosophy. She has a regular on the Fresh Breakfast show in a monthly slot appearing every last Tuesday on Metro FM; she has made regular appearances on 702, Kaya FM, and Radio 2000 (where she does Alternate Tuesdays with KG) and various television shows such as Daily Thetha. She is also a cultural advisor on various television shows and artist performances.

She has consulted with companies such as Nedbank, Standard Bank, FNB, Impala Mines, Anglo Platinum, the Gordon Institute of Business Science, Gautrain and Activate Architecture, amongst others.

She has worked in Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia, Lesotho and Brazil. Her work has seen her work for Stellenbosch University and various other government institutions.

Gogo Dineo is also a regular speaker at University of Witswatersrand, teaching medical students on African healing practices. Annually she facilitates a week long winter environmental workshop for second year science students from universities across the country.

She recently founded The Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi Institute of Spiritual Healing, where she trains healers and does public talks on the role of African Spirituality in the 21st century demystifying myths and stereotypes around indigenous healing practices. She lives with her four children and husband in Cosmo City, Johannesburg.