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Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy lifeCourse start date: Sun 11 Jun 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: 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.Full fee £79.00
- Emergency First Aid at Work: Qualsafe Level 3 Award (RQF)Course start date: Tue 20 Jun 2023 (and 12 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Steven FaerberSave a life! Can you help if there is an accident at work or someone has chest pains? Gain a qualification in emergency first aid and learn to help someone until an ambulance arrives. Please bring photo ID.Full fee £109.00
- Pregnancy massageCourse start date: Sun 25 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentrePregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. In this professional one-day training course learn how, as a massage therapist, you can support a woman through the variety of transitions she experiences. Safety in giving the treatment, along with appropriate adaptations, and suitable review of anatomy and physiology are all covered in the session.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REGISTER NO LATER THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE COURSE START DATE, OTHERWISE WE MIGHT CANCEL THE COURSE DUE TO LOW ENROLMENTS!!!Full fee £99.00
- Dry Cupping: A CPD WorkshopCourse start date: Thu 29 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Nadege LouvetWant to add a new effective therapeutic skill to your practice? Why not try dry cupping therapy - very effective on muscles that are non-responsive to massage and pressure. This one day CPD course will enable you to safely and effectively integrate dry cupping therapy into your treatments.Full fee £99.00
- Essenian Healing: workshopCourse start date: Sat 1 Jul 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Antonello BrunettiDiscover this ancient form of Spiritual-Energy Healing. Learn Auric Reading techniques using the Anatomy of physical and subtle bodies. Identify the emotional reasons behind illnesses, promoting a deeper understanding of the root causes. Perform Energy Healing therapies using Vibrational Sound, Acupressure and Essential Oils.Full fee £79.00
- Artists sketchbook walkCourse start date: Sat 8 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Amanda KnightJoin us for a sketchbook walk in Central London to observe, record and engage with the busyness of urban life. Using mindfulness techniques combined with drawing we will be examining our experience and opening up to the magic and surprises that an evening in the city has to offer. It can be difficult to keep grounded and aware in urban environments but drawing offers a helpful way to direct our minds to the here and now, keeping a sense of purpose and deepening our attention.Full fee £89.00
- Manual lymphatic drainage workshop: detox for face and neckCourse start date: Sun 16 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Janet WhiteheadLearn to give a detox facial massage based on the lymphatic system. This aims to eliminate toxins, relieve fluid retention and improve the skin's appearance by boosting the immune system. You will learn to treat the face and head with specific techniques, covering after effects and contra indications.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
- Managing stress and increasing emotional resilienceCourse start date: Sat 22 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Ameena RahmanDevelop your skills and confidence to deal with difficult and challenging situations by understanding stress and building your emotional resilience.Full fee £79.00
- Massage: workshopCourse start date: Sat 5 Aug 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Monica ClarkeGain an insight into how massage can alleviate stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn the basic techniques and how you can perform this therapy on family and friends. Suitable for those at an interest level or wishing to progress to accredited ITEC courses.Full fee £179.00
- Indian head massage: workshopCourse start date: Sat 27 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Oge OkohDiscover the ancient and highly therapeutic practice of Indian head massage. Learn how tension is held in the neck and shoulders and how to alleviate this in family and friends by practising a basic routine.Full fee £79.00
- TSUBOKI Japanese face massageCourse start date: Sat 3 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Janet WhiteheadTSUBOKI is Japanese Face Massage that is a wonderfully relaxing yet energising treatment suitable for men or women who want to feel good on the inside and look good on the outside. Rejuvenate your face and reduce wrinkles! Learn Tsuboki Japanese facial massage techniques to use on friends and family.Full fee £79.00
- Islamic art at the British MuseumCourse start date: Sun 5 Nov 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Anita ChowdryTake a Friday evening to explore the British Museum’s newly refurbished Islamic galleries and learn the stories behind one of the world’s great collections of Islamic art.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- The art of burialCourse start date: Sun 3 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Marilyn GreeneExplore the V&A’s collections and discover amazing objects associated with burial practices in world faiths from ancient Chinese and Buddhist burial practices, to more recent objects associated with Christianity and Islam,
NB: This course will take place at the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- Keats and eternityCourse start date: Sun 19 May 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Laurie SmithIn the house where many of them were written, we will explore why Keats’s poems are regarded as exceptionally beautiful. How did he achieve this? We will see that it wasn’t luck or simply inspiration, but the result of choices which reflect important aspects of Keats’ personality. Includes ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, Ode to a Grecian Urn’ and ‘To Autumn’.
This course will take place at Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, London NW3 2RR.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
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