Creating the next generation

Creating the next generation
BY Virgin Active South Africa
Posted On 5 January, 2023

Listen to Dr Elieen Africa, Virgin Active Expert on all things relating to kids, chatting to Barret Edelstein on the Optimal Optimism podcast.

The Optimal Optimism podcast made active by Virgin Active is all about empowering listeners by giving them practical tools to create a positive and abundant life.

In this episode, Dr Africa chats about interacting with children to enhance their fitness, EQ and IQ. She provides parents, guardians and caregivers with steps and tools to empower the next generation of leaders.

It’s just under 30 minutes long. Perfect for a quick run, ride or walk.


Dr Eileen Africa is the founder of Stellenbosch Kinderkinetics, based in the Western Cape. She received her PhD in Sport Science in 2006 from Stellenbosch University and began her lecturing career the following year. Her research spans the field of pediatric exercise science which includes early childhood development and overall health and physical activity for all children.

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