Fitness & Relaxation Courses in London

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.

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  1. Self defence and personal safety for women

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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

  2. Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The people of Japan believe that everyone has an Ikigai or a reason for being. Finding it can lead to a happier, more fulfilled life. Learn how to live in the moment and pursue your purpose and passion.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  3. Feldenkrais: freeing the neck and shoulders

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your physical performance by becoming aware of habits that limit you. Focusing on the neck and shoulders, re-educate the neuromuscular system through gentle, carefully structured sequences of movement.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  4. Self care for busy minds and bodies

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover ways of getting in touch with yourself - your wants, needs, passions and priorities. Learn ways in which to work with the stress and pressure in your life that may be causing you to feel physically, mentally or emotionally out of balance.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  5. Alexander technique: Sunday workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Mar 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn to become mindful of muscular and mental tension in one Sunday workshop.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  6. City Lit tasters: meditation and relaxation techniques

    Course Date: Mon 30 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a variety of meditation and relaxation techniques to calm your body and mind.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Shinrin-yoku: nature therapy

    Course Date: Tue 7 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Richmond Park
    Connect with nature for health and wellbeing. This scientifically backed Japanese tradition of forest bathing has been shown to improve physical and mental health. A slow, guided, mindful walk near trees reduces stress levels and boosts your immune system. We will meet in Richmond Park. We will NOT meet at the City Lit.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  8. Gentle movement for healthy living

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to live a healthier life and you are not sure where to start? You will learn and practise a variety of exercises to improve your fitness, flexibility, balance and general health. This course is fun and inclusive, whatever your level of fitness.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  9. Pilates matwork conditioning: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the difference Pilates can make to your life. Develop your core control, tone muscles and improve strength and posture. Ideal if you are new to Pilates or if you want to work at a more gentle level.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00

  10. Yoga for a healthy back

    Yoga for a healthy back

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. After work yoga: mixed levels

    After Work Yoga: mixed levels

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are new to Yoga or have done Yoga before, this course is for you to unwind and relax after work. Learn postures and breathing exercises, improve your body and breath awareness, strength and flexibility, and practise relaxation techniques to help you release tension after work.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  12. Balance and strength exercise

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    As we age our sense of balance tends to worsen. Join this introduction to exercise to help maintain/improve balance. We will work on balance, strengthening relevant muscles, increasing mobility and improving posture.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  13. Early morning Yoga

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 3 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. Yoga: Salute to the Sun

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Yoga routine: Surya Namaskar - ‘Saluting the Sun’ in a couple of classical and modern variations.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  15. Pilates matwork conditioning: mixed levels

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your Pilates practice, increasing core strength and flexibility and improving posture. Learn a series of interconnected movements, and develop your breathing patterns. Ideal for those who have attended the beginners course and wish to progress to the next step.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

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