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. Kum-Nye: Tibetan relaxation and meditation workshop

    Course Date: Sat 23 Jun 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the relaxation techniques of the Tibetan Kum Nye tradition. Discover how to use breathing, massage and gentle movement exercises to refresh and revitalise the whole body and mind.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  2. Feldenkrais: Optimising mobility in the chest, ribs and upper back

    Course Date: Sat 30 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to reduce tension in your upper body. Re-educate the nervous system through gentle movements sequences, and improve your comfort, breathing, mobility, posture and balance in work, performance or everyday life.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  3. Alexander technique: an introduction

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to stop using unnecessary levels of muscular and mental tension and how it is possible to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise. Some hands-on work from the tutor is involved.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £81.00

  4. After work yoga: beginners

    After work yoga: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you new to yoga? 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Certificate in Reiki healing: stage 1

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Reiki is Japanese for 'universal energy'. Learn how to channel this energy and to treat yourself and others with this gentle system of healing.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00

  6. Meditation and mindfulness

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018 (and 6 other dates)
    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, and engage fully with life’s challenges.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  7. Feldenkrais: awareness through movement

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to reduce tension and move with more ease, and notice improvements in your mobility, posture, breathing, balance, coordination and quality of life.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00

  8. Chi Kung: all levels

    Chi Kung: all levels

    Course Date: Tue 10 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover this ancient form of gentle exercise to calm the mind, relax the body and improve health. Learn a variety of Chi Kung and Taoist health sequences, adaptable to your personal needs, with sitting, standing and moving elements.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £40.00

  9. Self defence for women

    Course Date: Tue 10 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence, body language, assertiveness and more. Build on your life skills and develop your confidence and personal power. Women of any age or fitness level are welcome.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00

  10. Yoga flow: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a moving yoga practice in accordance with ancient yoga principles and modern mindful movement techniques. Vinyasa yoga promotes wellbeing through releasing physical tension and by vivid immersion in the present during the coreographed sequence of postures.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. Feldenkrais: mobilise the spine (awareness through movement)

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your body’s performance in sport, dance, music or everyday life by becoming aware of habits that limit you. Re-educate the nervous system through gentle, carefully structured sequences of movement.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £47.00

  12. Iyengar yoga: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Iyengar 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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

  13. Pilates matwork conditioning: mixed levels

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jul 2018 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your Pilates techniques. Improve your posture, core control, flexibility and breathing techniques. Learn a series of flowing movements and increase your body awareness. Not suitable for beginners.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £40.00

  14. Pilates matwork conditioning: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 11 Jul 2018 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the difference Pilates can make to your life. Learn controlled movements and breathing patterns to develop your core control, tone muscles, and improve strength and posture. Ideal if you are new to Pilates.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £40.00

  15. Tai Chi: intermediate

    Course Date: Thu 12 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

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