Health & wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing Courses in London and Online

Join us for a course in yoga, Pilates, Feldenkrais or Tai Chi and take the first step in your wellbeing journey. Become more conscious of your health with a course in nutrition, Reiki and Alexander Technique.

Looking to take things to another level? Why not gain an invaluable qualification to help you develop a career as a massage therapist, a yoga instructor, a counsellor or a first aider?

Increase your sense of wellbeing with a course on resilience, mindfulness or NLP or meet new people and make new connections over a game of bridge or chess.

With a wide range of courses running during the day, evenings and at weekends evenings, we have something to suit everyone.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our range of health and wellbeing courses in London and online below.

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  1. Alexander Technique: introduction
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 3 Nov 2021 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    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.



    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 £139.00 Concession £139.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  2. Deep tissue massage: a CPD workshop
    Course start date:  Wed 17 Nov 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Expand your skills to apply deep tissue massage techniques with confidence. Learn how to relieve fatigue, muscle tension, and improve flexibility.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £189.00
  3. Natural lotions and potions for the skin
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Dec 2021

    Location on this date:  KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre





    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £67.00
  4. Certificate in counselling skills
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    The application process for this course 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 £1849, plus an upfront fee of £250 payable at the time of your enrolment.



    If you are 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 are 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.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £2,099.00 Senior fee £2,099.00 Concession £2,099.00
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  5. Pilates: mixed levels
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Learn unique Pilates exercises to improve your core strength, muscular strength, balance, posture and relaxation. Develop your technique, use small equipment, and progress your practise. Include these enjoyable exercises into your daily routine for improved health.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £108.00
  6. Early morning Yoga
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    A great way to start your day! This course will prepare your body and the mind for a day ahead. You will feel refreshed, energised, yet calm and focused.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
  7. Gentle movement for healthy living
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  8. Pilates: beginners
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Learn Pilates’ exercises to improve your general health at a gentle and enjoyable pace. This course covers basic moves to improve core strength, balance and posture. Suitable for all, including complete beginners and those who want to exercise at a slower pace.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
  9. Yoga: sitting on a chair
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Always wanted to practice Yoga, but find it difficult to sit or lie down on the floor? This gentle Yoga course might be just right for you. Experience the benefits of Yoga while sitting on a chair.



    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
  10. T'ai Chi Chuan: beginners
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Discover the gentle, graceful movements of Yang-style T'ai Chi in classes designed to introduce you to the T'ai Chi basics. Learn and develop clear, powerful and effective practice designed to give you a good basic grounding in T'ai Chi and an insight into its wonderful possibilities.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
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  11. Chi Kung five elements: moving from the centre: all levels
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Would you like to learn about Chi Kung (qigong/chi-gung) 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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £108.00
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  12. Restorative Yoga and Pranayama
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Would you like to relax your mind and body deeply, improve wellbeing and develop a calm and focused awareness? Learn the relaxing practice of restorative yoga combined with yogic breathing techniques which can calm and rejuvenate.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £109.00
  13. Fitness Pilates
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Jan 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Fitness Pilates is a fresh approach to classic Pilates that works with all those 600 muscles in the human body. Try it, get stronger and leaner!



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
  14. Gentle Pilates
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Improve your everyday health with this gentle Pilates body conditioning to aid your posture and balance whilst improving your strength and flexibility. Relaxation practice leaves you feeling rejuvenated and energised.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £88.00
  15. ITEC Level 2 Award in Providing Facial Skincare (adults 21+)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 27 Oct 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Are you looking to gain a qualification that will enable you to provide Facial Skincare treatments, either as an add-on to your current therapist practise, or as a stand-alone offering? Our Level 2 Award in Facial Skincare will give you a recognised qualification that will allow you to provide and develop bespoke Luxury Facial Skincare treatments to your client base, both within a salon setting and as a mobile therapist. We are delighted to offer, as a free add on the ITEC Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £359.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100

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