Healthy Events

18 Healthy Things to Do in Boston This Week

Train like a Patriots cheerleader, rave on a boat, and more.

Monday, June 19 

Free Dance Classes: Monday kicks off a week of free dance classes at the Dance Complex in Cambridge. Seasoned and new dancers are welcome.

Free, 6/19-6/25. The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, June 20

Understanding Memory and Aging: Learn the signs of aging-related memory loss, as well as how to care for those undergoing it themselves.

$6, 7 p.m. Brookline High School, 115 Greenough St., Brookline, campusce.net. 

Photo courtesy of Patriot Place

Fit by the Field: Train like a Patriots cheerleader with Andy Berler. The squad’s personal trainer created the BMAX technique, a machine-free workout that helps you burn fat and build muscle.

Free, 5:30 p.m. NRG Plaza, 2 Patriot Pl., Foxborough, patriot-place.com.

Wednesday. June 21

Healthy and Sustainable Food Talk: At this speaker series, you’ll learn about the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines and how following them can lead to a healthier life. Plus, the talk takes place in a barn, and will be preceded by a farm-inspired supper.

Free, 7:30 p.m. Wright-Locke Farm, 78 Ridge St., Winchester, wlfarm.org. 

Photo courtesy of Yoga By Candace

Namaslay Yoga: Celebrate International Yoga Day (and support Yoga Reaches Out) with three different yoga classes taught by Candace Moore. Each one is followed by refreshments and a book signing with Moore, author of Namaslay.

$10, 6 a.m., 12 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, 25 Edwin H Land Boulevard, Cambridge, eventbrite.com. 

Sweetlife Series: Try out health coach Jennifer Hanway’s vision board process to live your sweetest life in 2017. Dinner will be provided by Sweetgreen.

Free, 6 p.m. Sweetgreen, 354 Harrison Ave., Boston, splashthat.com. 

Sunset SUP Yoga: This combination of yoga and stand-up paddleboarding will give you an intense yet peaceful yoga experience.

$40, 6:45 p.m. Fort Point Pier, 45 Binford St., Boston, sup-yo.com.

PHOTO taken by Simone Schiess

Out to Climb with Pride: Climb, get fit, and celebrate Pride with Brooklyn Boulders. For $19, you’ll get a climbing day pass, gear rental, refreshments, and the chance to watch staffers perform in a drag show. Proceeds benefit New England’s LGBTQ climbing club QuICK and the QuICK Foundation.

$19, 6:30 p.m. Brooklyn Boulders, 12 Tyler St., Somerville, facebook.com.

Friday, June 23

Daybreaker Boat Party: Everybody’s favorite early morning rave is setting sail. Start your morning with a crack-of-dawn yoga flow with Izzy VanHall, then set sail for a dance party on the water.

$30+, 5:45 a.m. MV New Boston, 30 Rowes Wharf, Boston, daybreaker.com.

Saturday, June 24

B/Spoke Cape House: Cycling studio B/Spoke is kicking off another seasonal pop-up on Cape Cod (lasting all summer long) with a morning of classes. DJ Sprino will provide beats for the 10:30 a.m. ride.

$28 per class, 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. B/Spoke Cape House, 21 Joy St., Mashpee, bspokestudios.com.

Brewery Yoga: Greet the weekend with an hour-long vinyasa yoga class, followed by two five-ounce Dorchester Brewing Company beer samples of your choice.

$20, 10:15 a.m. Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Brunch Fit: Need motivation to get through a little Saturday morning bootcamp at Brick? We can’t think of anything better than brunch and mimosas at Central Wharf Co.

$39, 10:30 a.m. Brick, 133 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Avon’s Walk to End Breast Cancer/Photo provided

Avon 39: Help Avon raise money to end breast cancer by walking 39 miles over the course of two days. Your walk will take you from Boston’s Carson Beach all the way to Reebok’s campus in Canton.

$50 plus $1800 fundraising minimum, 7 a.m. Carson Beach, 125 William J Day Blvd., Boston, avon39.org.

Farm Day Summer Festival: The Boston Public Market Kitchen is bringing the farm into the city. Introduce the kids to friendly chickens, take a cooking class, or plant pumpkin seeds.

$10, 11 a.m. Boston Public Market Kitchen, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Live Wisely: Join Wise Popcorn as it hosts a day of fitness with Maria Kang, the president of Fitness Without Borders. Healthworks and Women’s Fitness of Boston will host classes.

Free, 11 a.m. Brighton Square, Boston,  wisepopcorn.com. 

Emerald Necklace Bike Tours: Drink in the scenic Emerald Necklace with a bike tour that runs from the Fens to the Arnold Arboretum.

Free, 11 a.m. The Fens, Boston, emeraldnecklace.org

Bootys for the Battle: Kelly Brabants, creator of the fitness class and fashion line Booty by Brabants, is hosting a massive class benefitting metastatic breast cancer research. Guests include DJ Pup Dawg and the Patriots’ Dion Lewis.

$40, 12:30 p.m. Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Sunday, June 25

Summer Fitness Frenzy: Take the ferry to Spectacle Island and soak in the views of Boston as you sweat it out with coached running, bootcamp and yoga classes.

$27, 11 a.m. Spectacle Island, Boston, eventbrite.com. 


Cynthia Fernandez Cynthia Fernandez, Digital Intern at Boston Magazine cfernandez@bostonmagazine.com


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