Health & Lifestyle Courses in London

From first aid courses, fitness classes, counselling and personal development courses to massage, anatomy training and 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 from beginners level, pilates classes, T'ai Chi and much more....

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

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. Feldenkrais: freeing the hips and lower back

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your body's performance by becoming aware of limiting habits. This class focuses on the hips and lower back, re-educating the nervous system through gentle, carefully structured sequences of movement.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  3. Certificate in counselling skills

    Certificate in counselling skills

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The application process for January 2020 has now closed. Our next certificate courses will commence in September 2020, with applications opening in April 2020.

    Please note this course is exempt from the City Lit Transfer and Refund Policy.

    The course fee is £800, plus an upfront fee of £1199 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on other financial support available. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Psychology, counselling and personal development on 020 7492 2530.
    Full fee: £1,999.00
    Senior fee: £1,999.00
    Concession: £1,999.00

  4. Holistic wellbeing: soul, mind, body connection

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Who is the ruler of your life? When our mind rules we can become over-thinkers and overwhelmed. When our body rules we can easily come out of balance. What happens when the soul rules?
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Mindfulness and the person-centred approach

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Carl Rogers writes of a 'way of being' in a therapeutic relationship that is healing. Mindfulness is the practice of ‘being present’ to ourselves. In this workshop we will explore the complementary nature of these ‘arts of being’.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  6. Counselling introduction: advanced

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend your use of counselling skills and personal development in this highly experiential course. Further explore the person-centred approach and examine issues of ethics, good practice, diversity and difference. You will need to have completed a 30-hour counselling introduction (with a minimum of 70% attendance) within the last three years. Prior to enrolling, contact the department on 0207 492 2530 for authorisation.

    This course is exempt from our usual refund and transfer policy, therefore if you change your mind and would like a refund you must request this at least 3 week before the course is due to start. We charge an admin fee of 20% (minimum £10) per refund processed. We will not give you a refund for this course if we receive your request less than 3 weeks before the course starts or once the course has started.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Iyengar yoga: beginners

    Iyengar yoga: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (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: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  8. Bridge 3: module 2 - more declarer and defensive play (evening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your defensive play by learning how to identify and deal with the danger hand. Expand your use of doubles and learn whether to pass, bid or double the opponents’ opening 1NT..
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £70.00

  9. Positive mental attitude

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course can help you develop techniques and even devise a timetable for creating a beautiful attitude to life, drawing on the principle that happiness and success are founded on our own perceptions.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  10. Essenian healing workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover this ancient form of Spiritual-Energy Healing. Learn Auric Reading techniques using the Anatomy of physical and subtle bodies. Identify the emotional reasons behind illnesses, promoting a deeper understanding of the root causes. Perform Energy Healing therapies using Vibrational Sound, Acupressure and Essential Oils.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  11. Chi Kung: Basic walks for balance, stability and confidence

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to add some chi kung walks to your existing chi kung practice? At this workshop you will learn many walks which have a connection to the Five Elements in Chinese philosophy. The walks will help strengthen areas of the body such as lower back and chest and will bring attention to overall balance and grounding.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  12. Reflexology: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the principles of foot reflexology. Learn the basic principles and experience how this method can boost the body’s ability to relax and rebalance during a class offering guided massage sequences,.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  13. Cultivating more gratitude and happiness in your life

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Start the week with a fun, interactive class showing you how to flourish in this frantic world. Join this eight-week, science-based, course to cultivate gratitude, happiness and kindness to yourself, others and our world.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  14. City Lit tasters: Reiki

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Reiki means 'universal energy'. Learn the basic philosophy of this gentle system of healing, according to the tradition of Dr Usui.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  15. Deep tissue massage techniques: a CPD workshop

    Course Date: Wed 29 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your skills to apply deep tissue massage techniques with confidence. Learn how to relieve fatigue, muscle tension, and improve flexibility.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

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