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    Life coach Michael Serwa has built his career around giving some of London’s most powerful people a stern talking to – and getting paid handsomely for the privilege. He has ordered top City traders to kick their cocaine habits, leading lawyers...

  • Can stirring a bowl of steaming hot soup really calm a chaotic commute or mitigate a manic morning of meetings? That’s the premise behind the world’s first ‘wellness shed’ popping up in Shoreditch on 19 October with a virtual reality mindfulness experience designed...

  • DR Paul McLaren is a leading addiction psychiatrist at the Priory, a mental health and addiction rehabilitation centre in Fenchurch Street. With employers being encouraged to talk to workers about cocaine use, he stresses early intervention...

  • “Boxing is a bit like chess,” former amateur boxing Lisa Moore explains between rounds at 12x3, Aldgate’s new luxury boxing gym. “If you’re going to make a move forward or left or right, you need to know what the next one is going to be.” For emphasis, she...

  • Here’s a story that might sound familiar. Tom spots a new spinning class – perhaps in the Wellness section of City Matters – and signs up to try it out. He dutifully attends for a couple of months, his interest slowly waning until it peters...

  • Chair of the Corporation's health and wellbeing board Joyce Nash explains why October is the perfect time to stop smoking for good. Next month marks the return of the fifth Stoptober. This national campaign runs every year with the aim of encouraging smokers...

  • FEW fitness start-ups revolutionised the way we work out quite like ClassPass. The subscription-based network of boutique fitness studios took cities like New York and London by storm in 2015 with its commitment-free model, allowing users to flit between HIIT and hatha yoga at their...

  • WHEN it comes to the Square Mile’s rapidly growing fitness market, a sizeable chunk of the recent expansion can be put down to the infiltration of ‘western’ forces. These are the boutique fitness brands that launched their offering among well-toned, well-to-do west Londoners and spotted...

  • THE East End’s mean streets might be the spiritual home of boxing in this country, but a new breed of studios are giving the sport a boutique makeover for the masses; think protein shakes and subwoofers rather than spit ’n’ sawdust.

  • Dr Mark Cobain and Dr Holly Whelan, founders of Younger Lives, write the latest Business Healthy feature in partnership with the City of London Corporation. As we look to the future, it’s no surprise to see that we are likely to...