Creativity & social health
Courses available both in-person and online
At City Lit, you can choose to study in-person or online. Our fantastic in-person courses are taught in our attractive campus, located in the heart of Covent Garden, central London. Here, our students can benefit from a variety of services and resources, including our café and state-of-the art equipment.
Our online courses are tailored to give you a social and interactive online learning experience, allowing you freedom to study from anywhere and with like-minded fellow classmates from all over the country without the need to travel. Use the Location filters on this page to choose your preferred learning method. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.
- Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy lifeCourse start date: Sun 1 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Hilary LyonsThe 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.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Retirement for beginners: volunteering – a world of opportunityCourse start date: Sat 21 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jenny BardwellIf you are not sure how to find your ideal volunteering role, but want to pass on some of your hard-won skills, experience and knowledge, this course will give you some ideas and contacts for further exploration.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Mindful self-care for body and mindCourse start date: Tue 12 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Hilary LyonsDiscover 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 £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £62.00
- Shinrin-yoku: nature therapyCourse start date: Tue 23 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Hilary LyonsConnect 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
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