26 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, April 18
Marathon Party: Watch the race from Brookline’s Society of Grownups, which is located on Beacon Street at mile 23.
Free, 9 a.m. 1653 Beacon St., Brookline, societyofgrownups.com.
Boston Marathon Viewing Party: If you’re looking for a place to watch the marathon, stop by Adidas RunBase for a viewing party. The store is conveniently located at mile 26.
Free, 10 a.m. 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, April 19
Bobbi Gibb Shakeout Run: Come down from the marathon with a shakeout run led by the legendary Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to finish the Boston Marathon.
Free, 11 a.m. 899 Boylston St., Boston, newburystreetpopups.com.
HIIT Workout: Challenge yourself with high-intensity HIIT workout at the Janji pop-up store.
$12, 6 p.m. 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Eat, Om, Hydrate, Repeat: This event is for all yoga and chocolate lovers. Sample stone-ground Taza chocolate, enjoy a bend-and-restore yoga class, and drink hydrating maple water.
$22, 6 p.m. 745 Atlantic Ave., Boston, popupasana.com.
Wednesday, April 20
Boston Fit Body Cooking Class: This class will teach you how to juggle nutrition with a busy lifestyle, and how to best balance carbohydrates, protein, and fat.
$25, 6:30 p.m. 24 Cambridge St., Charlestown, eventbrite.com.
Bootcamp Throwdown: Get a great after-work workout at this bootcamp class, held at the Janji pop-up store.
$12, 6:30 p.m. 144 Newbury St., Boston, newburystreetpopups.com.
Thursday, April 21
Foodbetter Festival: This two-day festival is open Thursday and Friday at Harvard’s Science Center Plaza. Events include presentations by nutrition experts, cooking demonstrations by chefs, and discussions led by sustainability innovators.
Free, 1 p.m. 1 Oxford St., Cambridge, harvard.edu.
Outdoor Cooking with DCR: This cooking class with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will teach you how to make healthy meals and snacks for hiking, picnicking, and camping.
Free, 4 p.m. 100 Hanover St., Boston, thetrustees.org.
Body Fix: Join instructor Cassie Burke for a free full-body HIIT workout at the Newbury Street Puma store.
Free, 6:30 p.m. 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Yoga Around Town: This month, Yoga Around Town will host a hip hop yoga class at the Revere Hotel’s Space 57, followed by an after-party at the Emerald Lounge.
$25, 6:30 p.m. 200 Stuart St., Boston, yogaaroundtown.com.
Saturday, April 23
Fitbit Local Boston: Celebrate the start of Fitbit Local, a free monthly workout series. Take part in an all-levels bodyweight bootcamp and yoga flow, followed by giveaways, snacks, and more.
Free, 8:30 a.m. 540 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Boss Chick Dance Workout: Check out the Boston premiere of this ladies-only workout. Get ready to sweat, dance, and twerk at this 90-minute hip-hop fitness class.
$20, 10 a.m. 261 Friend St., Boston, bosschickdanceworkout.com.
Beer Run Boston: This workout is less run, more beer. Sponsored by Harpoon Brewery and Social Boston Sports, your team of five will run a whopping one mile, drinking beers and completing challenges along the way.
$45, 12 p.m. 132 Canal St., Boston, socialbostonsports.com.
Yoga and Smoothies: Do yoga and sip smoothies at this Janji class. Try a Bodokon yoga practice followed by samplings of organic juices and smoothies.
$12, 2 p.m. 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
More to Love Yoga Essentials Workshop: This yoga workshop will teach you a series of essential postures and modifications, so yogis of all levels and sizes can practice with strength and confidence.
$45, 1 p.m. 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, moretolovewithrachel.com.
Meet Julian Edelman at Puma: Stop by the Puma store on Newbury Street and meet Julian Edelman. The wide receiver will be available for a meet-and-greet, open to the public.
Free, 3 p.m. 333 Newbury St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.
Basics of Meditation: Rebecca Pacheco, yoga instructor and author of Do Your Om Thing, will teach a one-day workshop on the basics and benefits of meditation.
$60, 3 p.m. 122 Arlington St., Boston, bostoncae.net.
Yoga Arm Balances & Inversions Workshop: Intimidated by arm balances? Try Studio U’s workshop focused on completing them properly and easily.
$20, 6 p.m. 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, studiou.com.
Sunday, April 24
Yoga Hike: Take your practice out of the studio and into the great outdoors. Backcountry Yoga will lead a guided hike through the Middlesex Fells Reservation, followed by an hour-long outdoor yoga class.
$30, 9:45 a.m. 74 Hillcrest Pkwy, Winchester, backcountryyoga.com.
Pyara Salon Service-A-Thon: Take care of yourself for a good cause. All of the proceeds from haircuts, manicures, facials, and massages on Sunday will go to the Clean Water Fund, in honor of Earth Month.
$18-50, 10 a.m. 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, pyaraaveda.com.
Crunch and Brunch: Swet Studio is hosting an indoor rowing class, followed by an invitational indoor 5K rowing race. Then, the whole group will have brunch at The Butcher Shop.
11 a.m. 480 Tremont St., Boston, swetstudio.com.
Arm Balance and Inversion Fundamentals: YogaWorks Comm Ave. is holding a workshop focused on the fundamentals of arm balances, inversions, and back bends.
$40, 12:30 p.m. 1032 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, yogaworks.com.
Trillfit: Join Trillfit for a cardio-meets-HIIT class, set to music from a live DJ. There will also be prizes and giveaways.
$28, 1 p.m. 527 Tremont St., Boston, trill.fit.
Yoga for Larger Bodies: Ever felt excluded from yoga because of your size? Kate Robinson of Yoga Works Comm Ave. is teaching a class geared toward fuller-figured folks, but open to everybody.
$40, 2 p.m. 1032 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, yogaworks.com.
Introduction to Yin Yoga: Learn to love Yin—a slow, restorative style of yoga—at this workshop by Studio U.
$20, 2 p.m. 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, studiou.com.