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15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

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Monday, July 17

Fit by the Field: Feel as much like a Patriot as possible at this outdoor yoga class at Patriot Place. Even better, it’s free.

Free, 5 p.m. Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough, facebook.com.

Tuesday, July 18

Yoga Around Town: How’s this for a good Tuesday? You’ll start your evening with an hour-long yoga class at the Reebok store, then flow right into Sweetgreen salads and vodka cocktails.

$20, 6 p.m. Reebok, 655 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Thursday, July 20

Daybreaker Summer Camp: Dance your way to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a summer camp-themed early morning rave and yoga class, courtesy of Daybreaker.

$20+, 6 a.m. Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 9 South Market St., Boston, daybreaker.com.

Barre3 Mother and Daughter Class: Grab your mother or daughter and get ready to bond at the barre. The free class is hosted by Athleta.

Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta, 220 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, eventbrite.com.

Spin and Sip with Truly: This is not your average cycling class. After your workout at Flywheel, sip on some Truly, a 100-calorie spiked seltzer.

$15+, 6 p.m. Flywheel, 800 Boylston St., Boston, flywheelsports.com.

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: Let meditation instructors Samuel Johns and Matthew Hepburn convince you the practice is for you—even if you can’t stop fidgeting. (Read our tips, too.)

$10, 6:30 p.m. Reebok, 655 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Friday, July 21

Hip Hop and R&B Flow: This beginner-friendly CorePower Yoga class will set you up for a weekend that’s all about that bass.

$25, 5:30 p.m. CorePower Yoga, 305 Centre St., Newton, facebook.com.

Saturday, July 22

Photo by Corinna Raznikov

Mattapan on Wheels Bike-a-Thon: Bike the newly completed Neponset Trail during this seventh annual bike-a-thon hosted by the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition Vigorous Youth.

Suggested $5 donation, 9 a.m. Walker Playground at Norfolk Park, 528 Norfolk St., Mattapan, eventbrite.com.

Brunch Fit in Brookline: Brunch Fit is bringing the fun to Brookline. After a Barre3 workout, the class will walk over to Brother’s Restaurant for brunch and mimosas.

$39, 11:30 a.m. Barre3 Brookline, 1624 Beacon St., Brookline, eventbrite.com.

A Little Princess:  Tailored toward those who fall on the autism spectrum, this performance of A Little Princess will omit potentially frightening elements and allow families to speak and leave as they please.

$5+, 2 p.m. Fuller Craft Museum, Oak St., Brockton, eventbrite.com. 

Yoga Dance: Join Jeff Costa and Life Time Athletic Chestnut Hill for “meditation in motion,” a workout that climaxes with cardio dance and cools down with relaxation.

Free, 7 p.m. Life Time Athletic, 300 Boylston St., Newton, eventbrite.com. 

Ladies Who Lift photo courtesy of Steph Paulovich and Caroline Robinson Smith

Sunday, July 23

Soulful Sunday at Ashmont Grill: Ashmont Grill’s patio will turn into a yoga studio for an hour-long class followed by mimosas.

$25, 8:45 a.m. Ashmont Grill, 555 Talbot Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Eat Your Way to a Healthier You: This event, hosted by the National Parkinson’s Foundation, will teach attendees about good nutrition and allow them to sample a Parkinson’s-friendly meal.

Free, 10 a.m. Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, parkinson.org.

Ladies Who Lift: Intimidated by weight lifting? Join this all-levels workshop at the YMAA, where you’ll learn how to safely lift and build muscle using kettlebells.

$25, 10 a.m.YMAA, 5 Basile St., Roslindale, ymaaboston.com.

Sunday Acro Funday: Learn the art of AcroYoga—a blend of partner yoga and acrobatics—at this YogaWorks class. Bring a partner or meet one there.

$45, 11 a.m. YogaWorks, 364 Boylston St., Boston, yogaworks.com.


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