Esprit Concrete Method

About Us

At Esprit Concrete we believe in unifying Mind, Body and Space. We do this by creatively challenging and strengthening the relationship with ourselves, our communities and our environment – increasing acceptance and belonging.

Who Are We

The innovative Esprit Concrete Method combines parkour with successful clinical therapies used by health professionals including ACT, DBT, CFT, MBT and CBT and brings it to life in interactive inclusive sessions. 


The Esprit Concrete Group (ECG) includes:

  • Esprit Concrete Academy, a Community Interest Company (CIC) that supports training and development of coaching, mental health awareness raising through performative art, supervision and reflective practice for practitioner and enterprise development. 
  • Esprit Concrete: FYI (formerly Free Your Instinct) is a charity that supports vulnerable populations most at risk of the inequalities of mental illness through the provision of parkour 
  • and the Esprit Concrete Method that provides a comprehensive package of delivery to organisations, aiming to support people mentally and physically, using the evidence based parkour therapy designed by Esprit Concrete Ltd

Through emotional, psychological and physical interaction with themselves, their spaces and objects surrounding them, it aims to relationally aid individuals to lead a more authentically enriched life for themselves and their communities.

Our Values


We are committed to honesty, transparency, and accountability in all our activities and communications. We value our community with respect and dignity, and we treat all participants individually and equally, with sensitivity to their individual conditions.


Central to the Esprit Concrete Method is the understanding that everyone's actions and responses are shaped by every aspect of their past, present and future. 


We work compassionately to recognise and be responsive to the needs of our community.


We embrace individuals from every race, religion, sexual orientation and gender, and value the diversity of understanding in shaping our community


Show respect for and value all individuals for their diverse backgrounds, experiences, styles ,approaches and ideas.

Listen to others for understanding.

Assume positive intent.

Educating, informing and promoting positive perception of parkour, to the public.


For our actions and results.

Focus on finding solutions and achieving results.

Be aware of the objectives of other organisations and services that may not align themselves with our own.


Show pride in our work.

Promote a positive, energising, optimistic and fun environment.

Promote and implement innovative ideas and solutions.


Value openness and curiosity, willingness to learn from anyone, anywhere.

Seek and provide constructive feedback.

Be open to personal change and continuous improvement.

Learn from mistakes and successes in equal measure.


Using the environment in a sustainable manner.

Respecting the physical environmental.

Being mindful of residential, public and private property, and historical landmarks.  (If in doubt, leave it out.)

Follow the Leave No Trace (c) policy.

Our History

  • September 2014

    FYI's first pilot course in Bristol

  • March 2015

    Free Your Instinct (FYI) was established in 2015. The Charity was founded by Charlotte Boenigk, a former exercise specialist for NHS Mental Health Services, Charley Hobson-Merrett, a former NHS accountant and Jacob Peregrine-Wheller, a ParkourUK qualified coach with a background working with participants with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

  • March 2015

    FYI officially registered as a CIO recognised by the charity

  • August 2016

    Esprit Concrete LTD founded

  • August 2021

    FYI has since established itself as a pioneer of using Parkour to help people with mental health support needs and operates in London and Bristol, awarded with recognition as Most Innovative Sports Mental Health Intervention NPO - Southern England in the AI Non-profit Organisation Awards 2023. In 2021, FYI was also shortlisted as a nominee for the 2021 Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards "Innovative Mental Health Intervention" Category and again in 2022 for the “Support during the pandemic” category.

  • June 2023

    Free your instinct and Esprit Concrete LTD form the Esprit Concrete Group

Our Work

Improved Client Outcomes

ECM is a person-centred model that is tailored to the specific needs of the individual. It has been successful applied to managing and supporting mental health, increasing athletic performance, increasing team coheasion and therefore organisational productivity.

Increased Credibility

As a partner of ECM, your clients know that the services your organisation is providing is fully informed and evidence-based, and dedicated to continual growth and development to fully support their needs.

Attracting and Retaining Clients

Utilising the person-centred evidence based ECM approach enables clients to build trust in your organisation to know you prioritise their wellbeing and development as an individual.

Professional Development

Coaches who are able to deliver fully informed and evidence-based sessions are demonstrating their professional development. By supporting your workforce through ECM, your organization is demonstrating its dedication and commitment to staff development and welfare, attracting and retaining a high-performing team, and ensuring your organization's continued growth and success.

Overall, the ability to deliver integrative, holistic, person centered evidence-based sessions is a valuable asset for coaches. It allows them to provide their clients with services that are safe, bespoke, creative, and physically and psychologically nurturing, increasing their rapport with clients, their epistemic trust in services and their commitment to continue to challenge themselves and grow. It develops coaches skills to guide people to address current goals, process past hurdles and refer them on to ongoing support and development for future goals. 

Parkour therapy is a low-cost and inclusive an intervention, making it a viable option for a wide range of clients. The learning is transferable to many areas of ones life, accessible in that it can be delivered in a variety of settings, including gyms, parks, and even playgrounds.

Organisations can get involved with the Esprit Concrete Group in a number of ways, including:


How can organisations get involved?


If you are an organisation that is interested in improving the mental and physical support offered to your community, please contact us to learn more about how the Esprit Concrete Method can benefit you.

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