Health & Lifestyle Courses in London

From first aid courses, fitness classes, counselling and personal development courses to massage and anatomy training, from wine tasting to 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. Alexander Technique: Stage 1 Introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (and 3 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 beginners' guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn how to relieve stress by becoming mindful of muscular and mental tension.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  2. Bridge 2: module 1 - more competitive bidding

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have already completed a year of bridge at City Lit, or have a similar level of experience, improve your game by mastering two level opening bids and begin to explore the concept of slam bidding.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  3. Counselling as a career

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Thinking of becoming a counsellor? Wondering about gaining a counselling qualification? In this short workshop, you will find out about training and jobs in this field and gain a clearer idea of whether counselling training is for you.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. Pilates matwork conditioning: mixed levels

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practice Pilates exercises to improve core strength, balance, posture and relaxation. Develop your technique, use small equipment and progress your moves. A certain basic experience in Pilates is required.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  5. ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy - for ITEC Massage practitioners (a bridging course)

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide sports massage therapy. Recommended for practitioners who would like to work in sports and active leisure. You must have completed the ‘ITEC massage diploma’ or equivalent and be confident working independently. You can download an application form and full course outline by entering the course code at www.citylit.ac.uk.



    Students can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan of £689. There will be a deposit amount of £100 payable upon enrolment for students taking out a loan.

    Please contact advice and guidance for further information regarding loans. They can be emailed at advice@citylit.ac.uk.



    If you have any other queries regarding this course please email health@citylit.ac.uk.

    The course fee is £689. 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: £689.00
    Senior fee: £689.00
    Concession: £689.00

  6. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative pathway

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The application process for this course has closed. We are not accepting anymore applications. This two-year course qualifies you to practise as a counsellor.

    The course fee is £2800, plus an upfront fee of £1599 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: £4,399.00
    Senior fee: £4,399.00
    Concession: £4,399.00

  7. Chi Kung five elements: moving from the centre: all levels

    Chi Kung five elements: moving from the centre: all levels

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to learn about Chi Kung and the five elements and how these elements (earth, metal, water, wood, fire) are reflected in the human body. Various movements and walks for each element will be demonstrated so that you can then practise this form of exercise to help in the promotion of health and wellbeing.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  8. The digital Therapist

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With advances in technology this workshop will introduce you to how you can use digital platform for your practice. Between sessions you will have the opportunity to try out a digital platform and reflect upon it with your peers.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  9. T'ai chi chuan beginners: stage 2

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the first section of the Yang-style Tai Chi form. This flowing movement sequence contains the basic movements of Tai Chi which will help you to develop and practice smooth movement, good alignment and improved balance. Develop good personal practice that will enable you to fully realise the benefits of this absorbing Taoist art.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £271.00

  10. Tai chi chuan beginners: stage 3

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning the Yang-style Tai Chi form. Further develop your understanding and practice of this art as well as the practical application of its principles and body use.

    Carry on developing good personal practice, enabling increased realisation of its benefits.

    For those who have completed Beginners Stage 1.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £271.00

  11. Bones and balance

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to optimise your strength, balance, bone health, vitality and wellbeing through movement, and develop more

    agility and steadiness in standing, motion and other daily activities.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

  12. T'ai chi chuan: mixed levels

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend and deepen understanding and practice of Yang style T'ai Chi Chuan by exploring the arts weapons forms, partner practice and application of the system short and long weapons - sabre, sword, staff/spear.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  13. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: person-centred pathway

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The application process for this course has closed. We are not accepting anymore applications.

    This two-year course qualifies you to practise as a counsellor.

    The course fee is £2800, plus an upfront fee of £1599 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: £4,399.00
    Senior fee: £4,399.00
    Concession: £4,399.00

  14. T'ai chi chuan: intermediate

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  15. Gentle yoga

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Stretch, relax and feel good! This class offers both an introduction to yoga and a gentle way of practice. Beginners are welcome and posture adaptations are provided for lesser able students.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

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