Health Events Calendar: Week of January 11

Your weekly resource for fitness, nutrition, and health events throughout the city.

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Om, Nom photo by Ryo Gokita, provided

Boston is such a hub for health and fitness events, it can be difficult to keep track of them all. So, each Sunday, we’re bringing you a health events calendar for the week ahead.

Monday, January 11

BollyX: Give this fast-growing cardio dance workout a try—for free—at Dance Union in Somerville.

Free, 6:30 p.m. 16 Bow St., Somerville,

Introduction to Burlesque: This is not the dance class of your youth—you’ll learn the grind, the shimmy, and more. The four-week beginners’ class is also available on a drop-in basis.

$30 or $25 in advance, 7 p.m. 119 Braintree St., Allston,

Tuesday, January 12

Brooklyn Boulders Ladies Night: Women get a rock climbing day pass for $19 at this monthly event, and women DJs spin from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

$19, 7 p.m. 12A Tyler St., Somerville,

Body Fix: Head to Athleta on Newbury Street for a free high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout.

Free, 7:15 p.m. 92 Newbury St.,

Barre for Boston Business Women: Kill two birds with one stone at this fitness-slash-networking event, sponsored by Xtend Barre.

$27, 8 p.m. 338 Newbury St.,

Wednesday, January 13

Thai Massage and AcroYoga: Unwind with Thai massage and flying yoga. Either sign up for a four-week series or drop in for one class.

$70 for series, $20 drop-in, 5:30 p.m. 111 West Concord St.,

Om, Nom: Each Wednesday, yoga teacher and health blogger Emily McLaughlin holds a yoga class at the Boston Public Market Kitchen. After the fourth class of the month, there’s also a cooking demonstration.

$15, 5:45 p.m. 100 Hanover St.,

Meditation workshop: Trying to learn new meditation techniques? Sign up for this free workshop at Inner Space Meditation Gallery, which covers new themes and exercises.

Free, 7 p.m. 1110 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge,

Thursday, January 14

Coloring: This event, titled Calm, Cool, Colorful with Colored Pencils and Markers, wants you to unwind, kid-style, with some good, old-fashioned coloring.

$35, 6:30 p.m. 61 Washington Park, Newton,

Addiction lecture: In “Science, Addiction, and the Changing Context of Treatment,” State Representative Liz Malia and three other panelists will discuss the ongoing opioid crisis in Massachusetts.

Free, 7 p.m. 6 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain,

Rock n’ Roll Yoga: Say goodbye to “yoga music” and try your practice with a rock and roll soundtrack.

$15, 7:30 p.m. 191 Highland Ave., Somerville,

Kick It: Eliza Shirazi is offering her popular kickboxing cardio class Kick It for free at Equinox this week. Class will be followed by cocktails and refreshments from Sweetgreen.

Free, 7:30 p.m. 225 Franklin St., Boston,

Friday, January 15

Yoga at the ICA: The Institute of Contemporary Art is teaming up with PopUpAsana to offer three yoga classes on Friday: upper body release at 5:30, lower body release at 6:30, and softening the spine at 7:30.

Included with admission, 5:30-7:30. 100 Northern Ave., Boston,

Saturday, January 16

Prenatal bootcamp: Expecting moms can keep up their fitness routine with this prenatal bootcamp class.

$16, 11:30 a.m. 314 Main St., Charlestown,

Bio Blitz: Curious about how the weirdly warm weather is changing the environment? Go to Bio Blitz at the Arboretum, where participants can explore the grounds and participate in a follow-up discussion.

Free, 1 p.m. 125 Arborway, Hunnewell Building,

Kids’ Dance Party: Help the kids burn off some energy at Thunder Road’s event, which is free for parent companions. Bonus: Legal adults can have a beer while the kids dance.

$5 for kids, 2:30 p.m. 379 Somerville Ave., Somerville,

Sunday, January 17

Donation yoga: Branching Out Yoga in Jamaica Plain offers by-donation yoga twice a month. Just pay what you can.

By donation, 9 a.m. 57 Brookside Ave., Jamaica Plain,

Body conditioning class: Lululemon Prudential is offering this full-body conditioning class for free.

Free, 10 a.m. 776 Boylston St.,

Beginners’ swing dancing: Boston Lindy Hop is holding a swing dancing class for beginners, no experience or partner required.

$30, 2 p.m. 261 Friend St.,

Batch cooking: Learn how to perfect the art of healthy meal prep at the Boston Public Market Kitchen.

$60, 4 p.m. 100 Hanover St.,