Health Events Calendar: Week of February 22
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 22
Pre-Marathon Injury Screenings: Is fear of injury slowing your marathon training? Stop in at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for advice and assessments from physical therapists.
Free, 4:30 p.m. 159 Wells Ave., Boston, nwh.org.
Lunchtime Meditation: Join best-selling author Susan Piver for an introduction to meditation and Buddhist breath-awareness techniques, followed by lunch.
$22, 12 p.m. 377 Centre St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, February 23
Flow and Restore Yoga: Get out of the studio and take yoga at Hatch Fenway’s office space. Class will be a yoga flow appropriate for all levels.
$12, 5:15 p.m. 401 Park Drive, Boston, movewith.com.
Glow for It Workshop: This workshop will focus on how your diet and exercise regimen can enhance your natural beauty and energy.
$18, 6:30 p.m. 715 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.
Wednesday, February 24
Om Nom Yoga and Chia Seed Pudding: Stop by the Boston Public Market for a yoga class, and learn to make chia pudding. Also, enjoy grain bowls and juices from B.Good.
$20, 5:45 p.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, movewith.com.
Kickboxing for a Purpose: This month’s Pilates with Purpose event features a 45-minute Kick It by Eliza class. Proceeds benefit Horizons for Homeless Children.
$17+, 6:45 p.m. 1 Design Center Place, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sip and Learn: Learn to make green juices, smoothies, and bowls with the founder of Thirst Juice Co. Leave with recipes to make on your own and tips about how to incorporate more greens into your diet.
$15, 6 p.m. 44 School St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, February 25
All You Need is Love, Wine, and Cheese: Amen. Melrose’s WellBarre Studio is hosting a ladies’ night complete with candlelight yoga, wine, and cheese.
Free, 6 p.m. 645 Main St., Melrose, eventbrite.com.
The Seduction of Slow Eating: Psychology coach Jenny Berk will explain why slow eating matters, both for your health and your mind, and teach you how to do it.
$27+, 6:30 p.m. 1257 Highland Ave., Needham, eventbrite.com.
Friday, February 26
Cycle for Survival: Take part in this two-day cycling event and raise money to beat rare cancers. Form a team of four to eight riders and spin in a relay-style competition at Equinox.
$1,000 donation per team, 6 p.m. 225 Franklin St., Boston, cycleforsurvival.org.
Snowshoe with Flowers: Snowshoe through frozen gardens with the New England Wild Flower Society, and discover which plants thrive in the winter months.
$16, 10 a.m. 180 Hemenway Rd., Framingham, newenglandwild.com.
Saturday, February 27
Yoga and Shop for a Cause: Stop by Athleta for a yoga class, followed by brunch and shopping. Five percent of sales go to the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Fund.
Free, 8:30 a.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Backyard Homesteading Series: If you’ve always dreamed of raising your own backyard poultry, this workshop will teach you how.
$30, 9 a.m. 1465 Brush Hill Road, Milton, wakefieldtrust.org.
Yoga Bootcamp: Head to B. Good’s Downtown Crossing store for a yoga bootcamp class, followed by a smoothie making demo.
$20, 9:30 a.m. 255 Washington St., Boston, movewith.com.
ShrINK at Ink Block: This week kicks off Ink Block’s free workout series. Weeks alternate between a Pilates bootcamp class from Lauren Hefez and Kick It classes with Eliza Shirazi.
Free, 10:30 a.m. 300 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
More to Love Essentials: This workshop teaches yoga essentials, and is meant to be welcoming to people of all shapes and sizes.
$40, 1 p.m. 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, moretolovewithrachel.com.
Healthy Habits for the Brain and Body: Learn about the latest health research and tips for improving your nutrition, fitness, and cognitive health.
Free, 3 p.m. 1048 Dorchester Ave., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.
Chakra Cleanse: Yoga teacher Meghan Rozanski Brundage is teaching a workshop meant to target and cleanse your physical energy centers.
$40, 4 p.m. 364 Boylston St., Boston, yogaworks.com.
Sunday, February 28
Love Workout: Fitness meets speed dating at this workout for singles. Get ready to sweat while you mingle.
$35, 10 a.m. 71 Landsdowne St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.
Yoga with Jenna Hill: Head to the Prudential Center Lululemon for a free yoga class with instructor Jenna Hill.
Free, 10 a.m. 776 Boylston St., Boston, lululemon.com.
Yoga for Runners: Yoga can make you a better runner, and vice versa. This workshop will teach you how to combine the two.
$40, 3:30 p.m. 364 Boylston St., Boston, yogaworks.com.