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/
Copyright ©2020 Boston Magazine unless otherwise noted.