About Us

Liesel has over 25 years of teaching experience and started dancing in South Africa at 6 years old and has trained in ZUMBA® fitness, Gymnastics, Sport Aerobics, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-hop, Street & Cheer Dance, Aerobics, Step and Body Conditioning.

She established Liesel's Danceworks Studio in 1997 in her hometown of Port Elizabeth with only 17 pupils and 8 years later had to bid a sad farewell to hundreds of members when moving to the UK.

She has competed nationally and internationally, in both solo and group categories in Dance, Gymnastics and Sport Aerobics and represented South African at the 10th World Gymnaestrada in Berlin, Germany 1995 and was a finalist in the Planet Dance 2000 World Championship in Singapore.

Since settling in Bristol in 2005, she has been actively involved in the dance and fitness industry, qualifying as a ZUMBA® fitness Instructor, competing in annual Cheerleading and Hip-hop Championships (British Dance & Cheer/ UDO World Street Dance) and teaching classes at local gyms and community centres in ZUMBA® fitness, Dance, Cheer, Step, Body-Conditioning and Aerobics.



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