25 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Bike to work, take rooftop yoga, hug it out, and more.
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A Trillfit class/Photo provided

Monday, May 16

Rooftop Yoga: Celebrate the return of warm weather with this rooftop yoga class, held on the rooftop of the Van Ness building in the Fenway.

$14, 6 p.m. 1325 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.

Basic Yoga for Women: Ladies of all yoga skill levels are invited to this free class at the Cambridge Women’s Center.

Free, 6:15 p.m. 46 Pleasant St., Cambridge, cambridgewomenscenter.org.

Tuesday, May 17

Zen in the City: Instructor Jacqui Minmo is hosting an early morning vinyasa class overlooking Copley Square.

$15, 7 a.m. 551 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, May 18

In It to Spin It: Santander is hosting this charity cycling competition, in support of Best Buddies. Local personalities like the New England Revolution’s Charlie Davies will compete.

Free, 5 p.m. City Hall Plaza, Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.

Out to Climb: Brooklyn Boulders is hosting an LGBTQ night. Day passes and gear cost only $19.

$19, 6:30 p.m. 12A Tyler St., Somerville, brooklynboulders.com.

Night Shift Running Team: Join Night Shift Brewing for its first run club of the season. The AIDS Action Committee will also be there to discuss upcoming fundraising runs.

Free, 7 p.m. 87 Santilli Highway, Everett, nightshiftbrewing.com.

Ditching the Diet: Join health coach Laura J for the second installment of her ditching the diet series. This week’s event will focus on healthy greens.

Free, 7 p.m. 566 Columbus Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Thursday, May 19

Haymakers for Hope: This annual charity boxing event returns to the House of Blues. Ticket sales benefits cancer research fundraising.

$75+, 6:30 p.m. 15 Landsdowne St., Boston, haymakersforhope.org.

Trillfit: Trillfit will teach its signature style, cardio dance with HIIT intervals, for free at the Athleta store on Newbury Street.

Free, 7 p.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.

Friday, May 20

Bike to Work Day Festival: Ride in convoys of bikers to City Hall Plaza, then enjoy free breakfast and coffee. Check the website for exact routes and schedules. Be sure to continue your ride onto the office afterward.

Free, 7 a.m. City Hall Plaza, Boston, bostonbikes.org.

Do or Dyno: Brooklyn Boulders is hosting an all-levels climbing competition, focused on “climbers with a penchant for hang-time.” Enter yourself, or watch.

$20, 7 p.m. 12A Tyler St., Somerville, brooklynboulders.com.

Saturday, May 21

#BosFitGirls Workout: Join Sarah Gaines, founder of Fit University, for a free workout at Frog Pond.

Free, 9 a.m. Frog Pond,  Boston Common, eventbrite.com.

Brunch Fit at Hops n’ Scotch: The Love Workout will first hold an hour-long social workout outdoors, then the party will move inside for brunch at Hops N Scotch Cambridge. Bring your own mat.

$30, 11 a.m. 1248 Cambridge St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Sip & Flow at Aeronaut Brewery: Tickets for this event include an hour-long yoga class and one pint of Aeronaut beer. Bring your own mats and, if desired, food.

$25, 5/21, 11 a.m. 14 Tyler St., Somerville, movewith.com.

Yoga at Blue Hills Brewery: Come for a 50-minute yoga class, stay for samples of Blue Hills’ beers. Bring your own mat.

$21, 5/21, 11 a.m. 1020 Turnpike St., Canton, eventbrite.com.

Hug Therapy: Hug it out at this event, meant to build emotional connections, feelings of warmth, and platonic human bonds.

$15, 12:15 p.m. 45 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Move for Minds: Ann Romney will emcee this Equinox event, which raises money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research. Take a yoga class and a kickboxing class, then check out a health-focused marketplace.

$250 fundraising minimum, 2 p.m. 4 Avery St., Boston, crowdrise.com.

Vinyasa Fundamentals Workshop: Does your yoga practice need a little TLC? This workshop at Some.Yoga.Studio teaches you how to do vinyasa yoga right.

$29, 2 p.m. 370 Medford St., Somerville, movewith.com.

My Gym Summer Kickoff Party: Check out My Gym, a children’s fitness facility, at this open house event. You can learn about the gym’s offerings while the kids enjoy games, circle times, and puppet shows.

Free, 5:30 p.m. 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, mygymboston.com.

Sunday, May 22

Run, Walk, Wag for MSPCA: Bring the family, pets and all, to this 5K fundraiser for the MSPCA-Angell. It’ll be held at Assembly Row.

$30 for adults, 8 a.m. 100 Foley St., Somerville, mspca.org.

Shake & Shake: Chase an energizing Zumba class with Memorial Day-inspired red, white, and blue smoothies at the Boston Public Market Kitchen. You’ll get to sample smoothies and learn to make them yourself.

$15, 9:30 a.m., 5/22. 100 Hanover St., Boston, movewith.com.

Yoga and Teacher Training Info Session: Join the owners of Health Yoga Life for a free yoga class at Athleta, then stay for an info session about becoming an instructor yourself.

Free, 9:30 a.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.

Spin for Project Place: Tempo Cycling and Pop Allston are hosting this cycling series, which benefits social services non-profit Project Place.

$30, 10:30 a.m. 24 Cambridge St., Charlestown, projectplace.org.

Brunch Fit BFX: Start your day with a Body Fix HIIT class at BFX Studio, then enjoy a catered brunch from Stats Bar and Grille. Discounted tickets are available for BFX members.

$40, 11 a.m., 5/22. 699 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Pilates and Prosecco: Take an all-levels Pilates class, then toast your efforts with a glass of prosecco. Weather permitting, the class will be held outdoors, in Franklin Park.

$25, 12 p.m. 1636 Washington St., Boston, endurancepilates.com.


Jamie Ducharme Jamie Ducharme, Contributor jducharme@bostonmagazine.com