South Africa native Lorna Seldon Burd teaches a new African dance fitness program.

Get your African groove on

The City of Campbell River’s Recreation and Culture Department is delighted to offer an African Grooves class

Move your body and groove your soul with African Grooves this fall.

The City of Campbell River’s Recreation and Culture Department is delighted to offer an African Grooves class in partnership with well known yoga and dance instructor, Lorna Seldon Burd.

Born and raised in South Africa, Seldon Burd studied ballet, jazz and African-style dance based on Zulu, Xhosa and Cape Malay origins.

She describes African Grooves as “just pure energy and emotion, traditional and very inspired.”

With African rhythms taking the lead, she advises: “Put your runners on and leave your inhibitions at the door.”

African Grooves starts Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Sportsplex from 5 – 6 p.m. Class costs is covered by fitness passes, or people can drop in for $7.

Another new fitness offering is the lunch-time class at the Community Centre on Fridays.

Get ready for the weekend with Core & More. This ab and stretch class strengthens back and core muscles and finishes off with a long stretch to ease aches and lower stress levels.

Classes run from 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. at the Community Centre. Admission is covered by fitness passes or a $7 drop-in fee. Showers and change rooms are also available at the Community Centre.

For more information, call 250-923-7911 or 250-286-1161.

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