Dance classes for adults and children are to be held at Mariners Park from next week.

The Foundation of Light – the registered charity of Sunderland AFC – is running the classes, which anyone is able to attend.

They will all take place on Thursday afternoons, starting from next week (January 14).

A Zumba class will take place between 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements, with the exercises including music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training. It costs £4 to attend and is for adults.

A Little Wigglers dance class, meanwhile, will be on between 4.30pm and 5pm, and is for boys and girls aged between two and seven. To attend, it costs £3 a session.

Finally, Dancing Divas, which is an exciting dance course for those aged between eight and 11, will be on between 5pm and 5.45pm. To attend, it costs £4 a session.

For further details, please call the Foundation of Light on 0191 551 5077. Bookings can be made online via the Foundation of Light’s website at