Courses in this section delve into a wide range of calming and relaxation techniques. Almost all our courses are accessible to everyone with no prior knowledge or qualifications required. From discovering the stress-relieving benefits of mindfulness to learning Reiki and Chakras, explore how you can channel your energy on our courses at City Lit.
Reiki is Japanese for 'universal energy'. Learn how to channel this energy and to treat yourself and others with this gentle system of healing. Please note that this course runs on the following three sessions: Monday 10 July, Tuesday, 11 July, Thursday 13 July 2017.
Learn how to use Reiki symbols for distance healing. To be eligible for this intensive workshop you need to be familiar with all the hand positions learned on 'Certificate in Reiki: stage 1' and have practised Reiki regularly on yourself. Please note: this course runs on Friday 5 August and Monday 8 August 2016.
Would you like to be able to cleanse an aura? Learn to sense energy in yourself and in others, explore the chakras and practise using crystals to balance your energy centres. Enjoy healing meditations in class.
Take a journey of discovery through the chakras and experience a more integrated approach to personal growth. Learn how to balance your spiritual energy centres for creativity, empowerment and self-development.
Finding it hard to relax? Interested in trying out some new ways of unwinding? We'll explore relaxation techniques such as hypnosis, guided visualisation and meditation in a group setting. We'll also consider whether elements of lifestyle such as exercise (or lack of exercise) and eating habits are contributing to increasing feelings of stress.
Discover how your own mind can work directly on its own functioning, using a wide variety of traditional meditation techniques, to develop concentration and emotional positivity, and to get a deeper perspective on your core values.
Learn meditation on the natural breath to bring balance, tranquillity and harmony to the mind. We will use traditional meditation techniques central to yoga and Buddhist systems to develop concentration and emotional positivity.
Would you like to reduce stress and develop an awareness of the present moment? Learn how to integrate mindfulness meditation practices into your daily life and experience the richness of life more fully.
Receive your master attunement. Learn how to attune others to all levels of Reiki, step by step. You'll get guidance on preparing a Reiki manual and on setting up workshops. You need to have completed Reiki certificates 1 and 2 and to be able to draw the Reiki symbols from memory. Students will be selected through an application process.
Learn how to integrate crystals into your Reiki healings, exploring how to cleanse the aura, clear and charge the chakras and perform a chakra balance layout. Ideal if you have completed Reiki stage 1.
Discover some of the signs and symptoms of stress, and learn techniques to relax body and mind. Explore practical ways to deal with stress, including movement, breathing, visualisation and acupressure.