Health & lifestyle

From first aid courses, fitness classes, counselling and personal development courses to massage and anatomy training, from wine tasting to nutrition, we offer a broad range of health and lifestyle courses taking place in the daytimes, evenings and weekends.

Work out at City Lit or explore the mind, body & soul on one of our energy & relaxation classes fitness classes. We run yoga classes for beginners, pilates classes, T'ai Chi and much more....

All our courses are listed below, or you can find out more information and contact us.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 8 Sep 2017 (and 11 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the theory of the person centred approach. Please note that students who do not attend at least one of the first two sessions will forfeit their place and lose their fee. This course is exempt from our standard refund policy.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  2. Restorative yoga and mindfulness meditation

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to relax your mind and body, improve wellbeing and develop a calm and focused awareness? Learn the relaxing practice of restorative yoga combined with gentle breath work and mindfulness meditation.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £81.00

  3. Yoga for a healthy back

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn simple yoga techniques to relax, stretch and strengthen your back, neck and shoulders safely. You can alleviate pain and discomfort, increase your mobility and generate a feeling of wellbeing.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  4. Pilates matwork conditioning: mixed levels

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your core and muscular control, flexibility, strength, breathing techniques and posture. Learn a series of interconnected movements, each with a purpose and breathing pattern. Not suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  5. Massage: an introduction (access to level 3)

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how massage can relieve stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn techniques to perform on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interest or wishing to progress.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £156.00

  6. Movement for healthy living

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to improve core stability, balance, strength and flexibility? Practise a range of effective exercises in this class, which promotes healthy living at all levels of experience and ability.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  7. Body balance

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your posture, awareness, muscle tone and flexibility using a variety of techniques including yoga, pilates, breathing and relaxation. This gentle class will help you achieve a balance in body and mind.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  8. T'ai Chi: beginners stage 2

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the gentle, graceful and powerful art of Yang-style T'ai Chi Chuan. Learn, practise and benefit from T'ai Chi and Chi Kung exercises, including T'ai Chi walking. Suitable for beginners with some experience.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00

  9. Before work yoga: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A great way to start your day, this class will help improve body awareness, posture and flexibility. Practise relaxation and concentration exercises before work. For all ages, levels of fitness and experience.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  10. Yoga Iyengar: Beginners

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn yoga postures focusing on alignment to achieve maximum benefit from your practice. Improve your posture, strength and flexibility, and practise relaxation techniques to help you release tension. For those with little or no experience of yoga.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  11. Chi Kung five elements: moving from the centre: all levels

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to learn about Chi Kung and the five elements and how these elements (earth, metal, water, wood, fire) are reflected in the human body. Various movements and walks for each element will be demonstrated so that you can then practise this form of exercise to help in the promotion of health and wellbeing.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  12. T'ai Chi: intermediate

    Course Date: Thu 14 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practise the gentle, graceful movements of this ancient oriental art at a deeper level. Learn and benefit from long sequences to calm body and mind. Designed for students with some experience of T'ai Chi.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  13. BaGuaZhang

    Course Date: Thu 14 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn foundation practices of Dragon Palm BaGuaZhang, an internal Chinese Martial Art. Develop your understanding of its principles, practice, power and skills for health wellbeing and application.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £122.00

  14. Gentle Pilates and relaxation

    Course Date: Fri 15 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to keep mobile through gentle exercise and de-stress? Discover the benefits of Pilates in a relaxed environment and find ways to improve your strength, posture and to learn breathing and relaxation techniques.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  15. Meditation and mindfulness

    Course Date: Fri 15 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn meditation and mindfulness techniques to develop resilience, equanimity and empathy. Focus and apply awareness more creatively, both in meditation and in daily life, and engage with life’s challenges.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

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