21 Healthy Things to Do This Week

From yoga in your birthday suit to caffeinated CrossFit, this week has it all.
Bron Volney

Bron Volney/photo provided

Monday, March 6

Healing Diseases: This meeting will discuss using big data to find cures for chronic diseases. No technology experience is required—just curiosity, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference.

Free, 6:30 p.m. District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, March 7

Boxing Night with Beantown Rugby: No boxing experience is required for this hour-long circuit training class. Proceeds benefit Beantown Rugby, and you can recuperate after class with drinks and food.

$25, 7:30 p.m. EverybodyFights, 15 Channel Center St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, March 8

Meal Prep Workshop: This workshop will clue you in to nutritious recipes and meal planning tips. Keep your tastebuds happy all week long with recipes and ideas for your meal prep calendar.

$15, 6 p.m. Fenway Community Center, 1282 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Mindfulness Trends: Meditation and mindfulness are more than just trends, says the panel of experts featured at this event. Come network, relax, and drink tea while you learn mindfulness techniques and how to unplug.

Free, 6 p.m. WeWork, 745 Atlantic Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Restorative Yoga and Essential Oils: Wednesdays call for self-care. Athleta is hosting this free restorative yoga class, complete with a lesson on using essential oils.

Free, 7 p.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

EverybodyFights

EverybodyFights Financial District/Photo by Jamie Ducharme

Thursday, March 9

HIIT for Dana-Farber: Raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at a HIIT class at the Janji pop-up store. There will be refreshments and plenty of health-related prizes.

$20, 6 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

EverybodyFights Cancer: Help fundraise for Mass General Pediatric Cancer Center’s Boston Marathon team with this boxing and strength conditioning workout at EverybodyFights. All abilities are welcome to sweat it out.

$35, 7:30 p.m. EverybodyFights, 15 Channel Center St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Friday, March 10

HIIT ‘n Flow: Break a sweat with a 45-minute high-intensity workout, then cool down with a 45-minute vinyasa yoga flow. Celebrate the opening of Reebok’s new South End showroom with champagne and a mini facial after class.

$35, 7 p.m. Reebok Boston South End, 655 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Photo by Melissa Malamut

Naked Yoga. Photo by Melissa Malamut

Saturday, March 11

Yoga at Trillium: After a 60-minute, all-levels vinyasa yoga class, knock one back with your fellow yogis.

$25, 9:15 a.m. Trillium Brewing, 110 Shawmut Road, Canton, eventbrite.com

Charity Crunch and Brunch: Join trainer Bron Volney and fitness blogger Baddie Dae for a bootcamp class that benefits UNICEF. After you sweat, replenish your body with a tasty brunch from Dig Inn.

$22, 10 a.m. Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet St., Boston, broncorefitness.com.

Just Brew It: This CrossFit class is powered by caffeine from Church Street Coffee, keeping athletes pushing and sweating through the workout.

$30, 11 a.m. CrossFit Coolidge Corner, 40 Aspinwall Ave., Brookline, eventbrite.com

Charity Yoga at the Paradise: Take your practice to the Paradise, where instructor Carrie Seyer is hosting a yoga class set to funk, hip hop, house, and electronic music. Each attendee gets to nominate a charity, and one of the suggested organizations will receive the proceeds from the event.

$30, 11 a.m. The Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, yogamusicgoodvibes.com.

Naked Yoga: Feel the breeze at this 75-minute naked yoga, Pilates, and meditation class. The class is co-ed and open to all. Come with an open mind, ready to strip down.

$15-$25, 1 p.m. Body Fits You Studio/Fit Body Bootcamp, 24 Cambridge St., Charlestown, eventbrite.com

B/Spoke Fundraising Class: Help fundraise for the Red Cross’ Boston Marathon Team with a B/Spoke cycling class. After class, there’ll be a mimosa with your name on it.

$25, 3 p.m. B/Spoke Studios, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com

BollyX with Your Best Buddies: Proceeds from this BollyX class—think Bollywood meets Zumba meets hip-hop—benefit Best Buddies.

$20, 3:30 p.m. The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com

Sunday, March 12

Zumba at Dorchester Brewing: Dance, then drink. (Not the other way around.) After Zumba, rehydrate with two five-ounce beers from Dorchester Brewing.

$18, 10 a.m. Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com

Cycling on the Highway: No, it’s not what you think. BikeBus, the indoor cycling studio on a bus, is hosting a cycling fitness tour down the highway and past famous landmarks. If you register early, you can event request songs. Proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association.

$33, 10 a.m. The Sheraton Back Bay, 39 Dalton St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Kick It for Goodwill: Kick It by Eliza founder Eliza Shirazi is teaching a class to raise money for Goodwill’s Youth Initiative. Your ticket also gives you a chance to win prizes from Barry’s Bootcamp, EverybodyFights, and more.

$25, 10:30 a.m. Kick It Pop-Up Studio, 267 Western Ave., Allston, movewith.com.

Brunch Fit with Acorn Yoga: Pregame Sunday brunch with a Yoga Sculpt class at Acorn Yoga. The promise of post-workout treats at Devlin’s will keep you working hard.

$39, 11 a.m. Acorn Yoga, 576 Washington St., Brighton, movewith.com.

Dana-Farber Fundraiser: MyStryde is hosting a 50-minute class for all levels of walkers and runners, using body weight and state-of-the-art treadmills. All proceeds go to the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

$30, 12:30 p.m. MyStryde, 456 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Marathon Fundraiser Ride: Spin your wheels and raise money for Bay Cove’s Boston Marathon team. Come get your sweat on for a 45-minute cycle class at Turnstyle.

$26 minimum, 3:30 p.m. Turnstyle South End, 310 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com


Hallie Smith Hallie Smith, Health Intern at Boston Magazine hsmith@bostonmagazine.com