Health Events Calendar: Week of March 14
Monday, March 14
Self-Care Stretch Class: If your body is constantly tight and tense, you need this five-week series. You’ll learn the basics of myofascial release and how to do it yourself. It’ll also be offered on Wednesday nights.
$99 for entire series, 6 p.m. 800 West Cummings Park Suite 3950, Woburn, skintosoul.com.
Pilates and Shop for a Cause: Julie Erickson, owner of Endurance Pilates, will teach a class at Athleta. A portion of sales made that night will benefit non-profit prosthetics provider 50 Legs.
Free entry, 6 p.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.
sheSquad Wine Night: Heartbreak Hill Running Company’s female run club is hosting a group workout, followed by a wine night.
Free, 7:30 p.m. Starts at 652 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, March 15
Cooking with Coconut: At this class, you’ll make coconut rice, Brussels sprouts and coconut, spinach stew with coconut masala, and coconut fudge.
$85, 6 p.m. 56 Brattle St., Cambridge, ccae.org.
Wednesday, March 16
Om, Nom: Join yoga teacher and health blogger Emily McLaughlin for an hour-long vinyasa class, followed by a lesson in making two protein powder breakfasts.
$20, 5:30 p.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, movewith.com.
Puma Faster Classes: Barry’s Bootcamp co-owner Brian Weller is teaching a free bootcamp class at the Puma store.
Free, 6:30 p.m. 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Vinyasa Flow for a Cause: Proceeds from this yoga class, held at Athleta, benefit the Run to End Alzheimer’s’ Boston Marathon team.
$25, 7 p.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Oom Yung Doe Lesson: Learn Oom Yung Doe, a traditional martial art, at this free lesson. It’ll be followed by a demo from seasoned instructors.
Free, 7 p.m. 2404 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, March 17
#ThrowBackThursdays at MGH: Donate blood at Mass General, and you’ll be rewarded with one of the hospital’s best t-shirts from years past.
Free, all day. 55 Fruit St., Boston, massgeneral.org.
Friday, March 18
Square Route Scavenger Run: Heartbreak Hill Running Company and Ciele are hosting a run/scavenger hunt/party. It’s the perfect Friday night exercise.
Free, 7 p.m. Starts at 652 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Saturday, March 19
Balletone: This class at Athleta uses barre and ballet moves, as well as some strength training exercises.
Free, 8:30 a.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.
B. Good Burger Brigade Dine ‘N Dash: This seriously unconventional 5K has participants finish a burger, fries, kale, quinoa, and a milkshake before the race is over. Good luck to your stomach.
$30, 10:30 a.m. Starts at 84 Summer St., Boston, racemenu.com.
Food Heals: Community Servings and the Boston Public Market Kitchen are hosting this lecture about the healing and medicinal properties of food, and how to cook nutritiously on a limited budget.
Free, 11 a.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, bostonpublicmarket.org.
JPPilates Fundraiser: Teacher Jennifer Phelan is hosting a Pilates class that benefits the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
$32, 11:30 a.m. 225 Franklin St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Kids Get Active Day: The Waltham Boston Sports Club branch is hosting a fitness day for kids, with plenty of free classes and fun.
Free, 12 p.m. 840 Winter St., Waltham, thebostoncalendar.com.
St. Patty’s Ride: Atone for (or prepare for) your holiday indulgences at the Handle Bar’s special class. Proceeds benefit the Lazarous House Ministries’ Boston Marathon team.
$33, 1:30 p.m. 141 Dorchester Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, March 20
St. Patty’s Breakfast Run: Make space for green beer with a three-mile run through Chestnut Hill.
Free, 9 a.m. Starts at 220 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, eventbrite.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Road Race: The Nissan Village in North Attleboro is hosting this 5K for the fourth year in a row. Come dressed in green.
$30, 10 a.m. 300 Elmwood St., North Attleboro, hockymca.org.
Yoga and Nutty Life: This free yoga class at Athleta focuses on extra-long holds and balance.
Free, 10:30 a.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.
Yoga for Runners Community Class: Adidas is hosting a free yoga class for runners. It’ll focus on muscles that get overworked by running.
Free, 6:30 p.m. 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.