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Stepping back

July 19, 2007

1984. It was the year of Boy George, big hair and parachute pants. It was also the year Montrealer Lindy Langhame taught her first aerobics class.
Fast forward to 2007, and Langhame, 58, has decided to retire. After more than two decades of grapevines and knee lifts, Langhame called it quits last month to pursue other interests. Her last class was attended by 60 faithful participants…

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Beyond the Bee Gees; From dance aerobics to Pilates, a look at how the fitness scene has evolved

July 19, 2007

The year was 1984, a time of Boy George, big hair and parachute pants. It was also the year Lindy Langhame of Montreal taught her first aerobics class.
Fast forward to 2007, and Langhame, 58, is retiring after more than two decades of grapevines and knee lifts. She has seen the fitness scene evolve from dance exercise classes in church basements to equipment-laden workouts in high-tech …

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A dying breed

July 19, 2007

1 984. It was the year of Boy George, big hair and parachute pants. It was also the year Montrealer Lindy Langhame taught her first aerobics class.
Fast forward to 2007, and Langhame, 58, has decided to retire. After more than two decades of grapevines and knee lifts, Langhame called it quits last month. During her years of teaching, Langhame has seen the fitness scene evolve from dance…

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Fun, music fit aerobics’ class; Fitness has evolved from dance exercise to high-tech gyms

July 19, 2007

The year was 1984, a time of Boy George, big hair and parachute pants. It was also the year Lindy Langhame of Montreal taught her first aerobics class.
Fast forward to 2007, and Langhame, 58, is retiring after more than two decades of grapevines and knee lifts. She has seen the fitness scene evolve from dance exercise classes in church basements to equipment-laden workouts in high-tech …

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