Health Events Calendar: Week of February 29
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 29
Learn to be Sugar Savvy: Learn to limit your processed sugar intake at this workshop. The program will cover how to boost your mood, avoid fatigue, and control appetite.
$28, 5:30 p.m. 69 Howard St., Watertown, eventbrite.com.
Leap Year at Frog Pond: Celebrate Leap Day at Boston Common’s Frog Pond. Proceeds will support the Friends of the Garden. Tickets include skate rentals, rink time, and hot cocoa.
$35, 7:30 p.m. 38 Beacon St., Boston, friendsofthepublicgarden.org.
Tuesday, March 1
Bowling for Babies: Okay, so bowling is only healthy if you don’t down beers and fries while you do it. But at least this event also benefits Room to Grow, an organization that benefits babies born into poverty.
$20, 6 p.m. 145 Ipswich St., Boston, roomtogrow.org.
Wednesday, March 2
Running Safety Workshop: Running in the city can be dangerous. Stop by this free workshop, run by Somerville’s Police Department, to learn some safety tips for pedestrians in an urban environment.
Free, 6:30 p.m. 220 Washington St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Restoring Nature’s Relationships: Stop by for a free talk at Cambridge Public Library. Listen to author Douglas Tallamy explore how to bring nature back home and understand our residential landscapes and ecosystems.
Free, 7 p.m. 449 Broadway, Cambridge, grownativemass.org.
Flow and Restore Yoga: Practice heat building vinyasa yoga, then move into restorative, relaxing poses in this class in the ZINC apartments’ studio.
Free, 7:15 p.m. 22 Water St., Cambridge, movewith.com.
More to Love Yoga: Try this body positive yoga class, available to yogis of all levels. Combine holistic yoga practices and empowerment philosophy for a deeper practice.
Free, 7:30 p.m. 224 Western Ave., Allston, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, March 3
Body Fix: Instructor Cassie Brown is hosting a free Body Fix HIIT workout at the Puma store on Newbury Street.
Free, 6:30 p.m. 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Boston Business Women Boxing: Network the night away, and simultaneously get in a good workout at EveryBodyFights.
$15, 7 p.m. 15 Channel St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, March 4.
Friday Night Lights Workout: Drive out to Lowell for craft beer tastings, food trucks, and a free CrossFit workout for a healthy and fun Friday night. This is the first event of a series that runs through March 25.
Free, 6 p.m. 2 Foundry Industrial Park, Lowell, eventbrite.com.
Saturday, March 5
Climb to the Top Boston 2016: Climb up 61 flights of stairs at the 200 Clarendon building to raise money for the National MS Society. It’s a timed competition with rewarding views.
$35, 8 a.m. 200 Clarendon St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.
MyStryde Running Fundraiser: Try out Boston’s first indoor running studio while raising money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Enjoy a treadmill-meets-bootcamp class, followed by hotel and restaurant raffle prizes.
$20, 2 p.m. 456 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, March 6
Spinning Class for Charity: Cycle the day away at Ride North End, and feel good about it. All of the proceeds go to the American Liver Foundation’s Boston Marathon team.
$25, 12:30 p.m. 420 Commercial St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Spincentive: Pedal hard in this 45-minute spin class at Velo-City, and raise money for the Brittany Fund for Trauma and Recovery’s Boston Marathon team.
$26.20, 4 p.m. 43 Fairfield St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Split Tease: This flexibility class is geared toward amateur burlesque performers, but it’s also a great lesson for yogis, Pilates fiends, and anybody looking to get more limber.
$15, 5 p.m. 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, splittease.bpt.me.
Seasonal Soups for the Soul: Learn to make healthy winter soups, including curried lentil and root vegetable stew. Practice under chef guidance, enjoy a delicious dinner, and walk away with recipes to make again.
$50, 5:30 p.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, thetrustees.org.