Liesl became involved in Christian Dance when she joined the Christian Dance School with Rosemary Raw, the Founder of ICDF South Africa, in Cape Town, in 1981. She has fulfilled leadership roles in ICDF South Africa as the Provincial Coordinator for the Eastern Cape and Gauteng and the National Coordinator of South Africa from 2009. She was elected as the Joint ICDF Coordinator in 2019.

Liesl has developed a Basic Foundation Course in Christian Dance and has a passion for evangelism through dance. She runs an interdenominational dance group focusing on ministry opportunities. Liesl is married to Rory and they have two daughters, Zoë and Jesi, and as a family they have supported her in the ministry with choreography, music and video production.

Liesl Townsend | South Africa