Fitness & relaxation

Are you looking to become more active, more mobile or just stay fit? Perhaps you are looking for techniques for personal relaxation, or space to refocus? With its purpose built studios and small class sizes, City Lit offers a wide range of fitness and relaxation courses that suit your needs.

From yoga , pilates and tai chi to self defence , mindfulness and stress management.

Classes are at convenient times with many daytime, evening and weekend options. They range from one-day workshops to year-long programmes, so you’ll always find something that fits in with your schedule.

Contact our wellbeing team on 020 7492 2622 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.

Fitness & relaxation highlights

Yoga

Yoga

Fitness

Fitness

Energy and relaxation

Energy and relaxation

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Certificate in Reiki healing: stage 1

    Course Date: Sun 24 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to channel the gentle healing energy of Reiki, Japanese for 'universal energy'. Ground, centre and protect yourself, and learn a variety of treatments to practise on friends and family.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £183.00

  15. After work yoga: mixed levels

    Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to improve your posture, strength, flexibility, stamina and breathing? Learn to relax, increase your body awareness, and reduce stress in daily life. Not suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

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