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. Crystal healing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Curious about crystals and their uses in healing? Explore the use of crystals in healing and expand your awareness and practice of this unique and fascinating form of energy healing.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  3. Self defence and personal safety for women

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence, developing your assertiveness, body language and more. Women of any age or fitness level are welcome to come and enhance their confidence.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  4. ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage to a professional level. This is a fast-track, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.



    The application process is open until 23 September 2019.

    The course fee is £1449. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

  5. ITEC level 3 diploma in complementary therapies

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in a career in complementary therapies? This very popular multi disciplined qualification will give you the advantage of having a wider skills base to offer clients and increase your employmment opportunities. We will focus on a range of practical skills and the underpinning knowledge required in the industry, which will lead you to a very desirable professional qualification. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.

    The course fee is £3399. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £3,399.00
    Senior fee: £3,399.00
    Concession: £3,399.00

  6. City Lit tasters: Indian Head Massage

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the ancient practice of Indian head massage. You will learn the basics of how to give and receive this highly therapeutic and relaxing form of massage.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Counselling: an introduction

    Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 10 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 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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  8. Before work yoga: beginners

    Before work yoga: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £81.00

  9. Therapeutic writing for resilience

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the power of therapeutic writing as a tool to increase your resilience. Learn how to utilise the skills

    employed during tough times, to propel you forward to live a more confident and satisfying life.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  10. Mindfulness: practice and meaning

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practise a variety of meditation and mindfulness techniques to develop resilience, equanimity and empathy. Learn to focus and apply awareness more creatively, both in meditation and in daily life.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £74.00

  11. Subtle aromatherapy: improve your energetic levels for optimum wellbeing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the energetic characteristics and vibrational qualities of essential oils and their role in supporting wellbeing. Explore, visualisation, mindfulness, affirmation and hands-on techniques as you practice on yourself and others.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  12. Assertiveness

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to be more assertive? Develop the skill of communicating effectively and on equal terms with others in these practical workshops designed to help you gain self-esteem and confidence.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £65.00

  13. Chi Kung: Introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is Chi Kung and what are the benefits? Who is it suitable for? Chi Kung is suitable for all ages and is generally practised in standing position but it can also be done seated. It is a simple and easy to learn form of gentle exercise, harmonising breath and movement.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  14. Working with addiction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How do you work with clients who have alcohol or substance misuse problems? You will be encouraged to draw on your existing skills and experiences to learn new ways of working with addiction such as 'motivational interviewing'. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. Yoga for a healthy back

    Yoga for a healthy back

    Course Date: Mon 30 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £74.00

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