Health & Wellbeing Courses in London and Online

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....

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Many classes use Google Classroom.

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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: posture, balance and strength

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to maintain better postural stability in static and dynamic balance. Develop more awareness of the role the visual, vestibular and proprioceptive systems have on your ability to stay upright and in motion.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  3. Alexander technique: Sunday workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 9 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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 a workshop running over two Sundays.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  4. Certificate in counselling skills

    Certificate in counselling skills

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
    The Application process is now closed.
    Do you want to develop counselling skills for paid or voluntary work? This course includes occasional weekend sessions which you will be required to join and one compulsory residential trip away.

    In order to apply for this course, please ensure that:

    • you have (or will have) completed an introductory counselling course of 30 hours, with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years).

    OR

    • you have completed an introductory counselling course of 30 hours with an attendance record of at least 70% AND you have completed a ‘Counselling introduction: advanced’ course (or equivalent) with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years)

    • you are able to speak and write fluently in English (level 2/GCSE).

    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

  5. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative pathway

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
    The Application Process is Now Closed.

    You will need to have completed a level 3 certificate in counselling skills course (minimum 145GLH) within the last three years to be eligible to apply. This two-year course awarded by ABC Awards qualifies you to practise as a counsellor.

    The course fee is £2225, plus an upfront fee of £2274 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: £4,499.00
    Senior fee: £4,499.00
    Concession: £4,499.00

  6. Ways into psychology

    Ways into psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    What motivates us? What is normal and who says so? What is intelligence? What is the unconscious? Discover psychology by exploring some of its major theories and applications. No prior knowledge required.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £95.00

  7. Counselling as a career

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  8. Psychology of attachment

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Romantic and professional relationships: discover your style of attachment and learn how it can influence you in love and work relationships.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £95.00

  9. Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to learn the basics of CBT? This popular, evidence-based therapy improves how you feel by changing how you think and what you do. Explore the topic to help clients or for personal development.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  10. Therapeutic writing for resilience

    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  11. Assertiveness

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £70.00

  12. Working with addiction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. How to enhance wellbeing with self-care

    Course Date: Fri 2 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    It’s easy to neglect living in a balanced and empowering way. Increasing our focus on self-care, we will feel a greater sense of contentment and cheerfulness allowing us to manage better the world around us.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. Using Games & Icebreakers in Groups

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you facilitate groups? Do you want to learn more about using a wide variety of games and icebreakers in group settings? Then this is the course for you.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. Letting go of guilt

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Guilt robs us of our self-respect yet we can heal by embracing self-compassion. When we can accept what happened and what we can learn from it, guilt loses its grip over us.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

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