February Health Events Calendar: Week Two

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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, February 8

Spa Yoga: Try out a whole-body sensory experience with a fluid yoga class surrounded by candlelight, aromatherapy, soothing music, and hands-on assists.

$16, 7:30 p.m. 314 Main St., Charlestown, movewith.com.

Tuesday, February 9

Pre-Marathon Running Clinics: Side-lined with a running injury or cutting back due to pain? Attend one of Newton-Wellesley’s clinics and get running recommendations and assessments from a physical therapist.

Free, 4:30 p.m. 159 Wells Ave., Newton, nwh.org.

Couples Kick It: Bring a friend or significant other and celebrate Valentine’s Day early at this high-intensity kickboxing and dance workout.

$18, 6:30 p.m. 129 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com

’90s Jams Ride: Kick it to Alanis, the Cranberries, and TLC at this ’90s-themed cycling class.

$24, 6:50 p.m. 141 Dorchester Ave., Boston, handlebarcycling.com.

Hip Hop Brewery Yoga: Head on over to Harpoon brewery and enjoy a hip hop yoga class set to a live DJ. It’s a great way to justify the after-class pint and pretzel that come with your ticket.

$30, 7:15 p.m. 306 Northern Ave., Boston, harpoonhiphopyoga.splashthat.com

Wednesday, February 10

How to Have a Good Day: Join author Caroline Webb and learn how behavioral science research can help improve your everyday work life. All attendees receive a free copy of Webb’s book, and enjoy dinner and networking.

$40, 6:30 p.m. 100 Main St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Thursday, February 11

For the Love of Fish: Drop into the Boston Public Market and learn how to fillet fish, shuck oysters, crack sea urchins, and prepare ceviche.

$20, 5 p.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, thetrustees.org.

Yoga, Chocolate, and Wine Fest: Celebrate Valentine’s Day a few days early at Taza Chocolate. Enjoy an optional factory tour and a vinyasa yoga class, followed by chocolate and wine samples.

$35, 6:30 p.m. 561 Windsor St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Yoga for Skiers: Stretch out your muscles and joints for improved stability and flexibility. You’ll hit the slopes stronger than ever.

$85 for four sessions, 7:15 p.m. 256 Hanover St., Boston, northendyoga.com.

Friday, February 12

Hubspot Circuit Style Workout: Enjoy a circuit training workout with Hubspot, to raise money for Brookline Teen Center’s (BTC) Boston Marathon team.

$22, 12 p.m. 25 First St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com

Fall In Love With Fitness: Adidas RunBase is hosting this free, ladies-only fitness event. You’ll get a free workout and the chance to check out some of Adidas’ latest products.

Free, 6 p.m. 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Saturday, February 13

Winter Mindfulness Retreat: Explore mindfulness through teaching, practice, conversation, and reflection in this day-long retreat, which also involves multiple forms of meditation.

$55 to $65, 8:45 a.m. 45 Walden St., Concord, eventbrite.com.

I Love Science: Visit the Harvard Museum of National History for this annual event, appropriate for all ages. Participate in interactive activities with Harvard scientists, graduate students, and explorers.

$8 to $12, 10 a.m. 26 Oxford St., Cambridge, hmnh.harvard.edu

Hostage Scenarios: In this seminar, learn how to defend yourself against assailants and assess dangerous situations to get help for yourself, or those in need.

$99, 11:30 a.m. 200 Terminal St., Charlestown, thebostoncalendar.com

On the Move Youth Bootcamp: This free demo class for kids ages 5 to 12 teaches nutrition, fundamental fitness skills, and activities to improve strength and endurance, all through positive, active play.

Free, 1:30 p.m. 275 E. Cottage St., Dorchester, reimagineplay.com

It Takes Two: Brooklyn Boulders is having a partners bouldering competition to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Work together to solve problems and win prizes.

$25, 3 p.m. 12 Tyler St., Somerville, brooklynboulders.com

Heart Opening Yoga: Head to Studio U for a free yoga class, followed by wine, chocolate, and a product demo from athleisure brand Paridaez.

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

Sunday, February 14

Handstanding 101: Ever wonder how fellow yogis are able to handstand? Take this workshop to strengthen and lengthen the necessary muscles, and then try it out yourself under expert guidance.

$40, 12 p.m. 364 Boylston St., Boston, yogaworks.com.

Bliss Love Yoga: Enoy a Valentine’s Day vinyasa flow, and bring a friend or significant other for half off admission.

$20, 4 p.m. 12 Temple St., Boston, healthyogalife.com

You can also check out our full list of healthy Valentine’s Day events here.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2016/02/07/february-health-events/