22 Healthy Things to Do This Week

One of the coolest? Rock climbing through an interactive art exhibit.

Visualize Somerville

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Monday, May 2

Public Body Kickoff: Outdoor fitness company Public Body is back for spring. At the kickoff event, try a free full-body workout followed by an after-party.

Free, 6:30 p.m. 652 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Capture the Flag: Missing your recess and gym class days? Stop by the John F. Kennedy Park for some springtime fun hosted by PlaySocial Fitness. Work up a sweat to earn your post-game pizza.

$10, 6:30 p.m. 95 John F Kennedy St., Cambridge, facebook.com.

Tuesday, May 3

Growing Herbs at Home: Learn how to grow and cook with your own basil, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, and oregano at this demonstration.

Free, 6 p.m. 1520 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, thetrustees.org.

Fit Flow at Janji: A half hour HIIT workout will be followed by a relaxing half hour of vinyasa flow. Work hard, relax, then enjoy samples of Jubali smoothies, juices, and teas.

$12, 6:30 p.m. 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Yoga at Patagonia: Every Tuesday evening, the Patagonia store on Newbury Street will host a free vinyasa flow class. Bring your own mat.

Free, 7:15 p.m. 346 Newbury St., Boston, patagonia.com.

Wednesday, May 4

Hula Hoop Flow Workshop:  Learn new moves in this combo dance and hula hoop flow workshop, part of ArtWeek Boston. Just remember, BYOH (bring your own hoop).

$5, 1 p.m. 560 Boylston St., Boston, bostonflow.com.

Fort Point Flow: The outdoor yoga series at Q Park Lawn starts back up this week. Enjoy the spring weather as you center your mind and body.

$10, 6 p.m. 29 Stillings St., Boston, movewith.com.

Hip Hop Bootcamp: This full-body bootcamp class will have a motivating hip hop playlist to keep you working hard.

$12, 6:30 p.m. 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com

Planting in a Post-Wild World: This lecture discusses how to bring ecology principles into developed landscapes. Learn about native plants and how to use them in your urban lifestyle.

Free, 7 p.m. 449 Broadway, Cambridge, grownativemass.org.

Thursday, May 5

Tracksmith Run and Happy Hour: The Tracksmith pop-up shop won’t be here much longer. Take advantage with a five-mile run along the Charles, followed by beers back at the store.

Free, 6 p.m. 899 Boylston St., Boston.

Swing Dance at South Station: Dig out your vintage attire and learn to swing dance. The event starts with a beginner-friendly lesson, followed by live music and social dancing to practice your new skills.

Free, 8 p.m. 700 Atlantic Ave., Boston, facebook.com.

Friday, May 6

Kizombathon Dance Party: This three-night Kizomba party is filled with workshops and classes, so you can learn a new style of dance, then groove the night away.

$27-155, 8:30 p.m. 105 Rumford Ave., Newton, eventbrite.com.

Saturday, May 7

Yoga in the Park: It’s that time of year again. Assembly Row’s Saturday riverfront yoga series kicks off today, and will continue throughout spring and summer.

Free, 9 a.m. 344 Canal St., Somerville, assemblyrow.com.

Trade in for Tracksmith: Trade in your old, unwanted running gear, and get 20 percent off the purchase of a new item at Tracksmith.

Free, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 899 Boylston St., Boston. 

BoxFiit Clinic: This two-day workshop (it continues into Sunday) is ideal for all boxing fitness enthusiasts. Train with top instructors to learn mitt work, fundamentals, and progressions.

$212 for both days, 12 p.m. 15 Channel St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Visualize Somerville: This interactive event at Brooklyn Boulders combines creative technology and activity. Climb walls as they’re transformed by art projections that are synced to your phone.

$20-25, 8 p.m. 12A Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Sunday, May 8 

Mother’s Day Bike Ride: Head out to Newton Centre for a Mothers’ Day bike ride that benefits the Christina Clarke Genco Foundation. Choose from a variety of routes, from a three-mile family ride to a 68-mile challenge.

$45, 7 a.m. 1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton Centre, bikereg.com.

Walk for Peace: This 6.8-mile or three-mile walk to City Hall benefits the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a non-profit that helps communities and families dealing with grief and trauma.

Donation, 8 a.m. 1520 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, mothersdaywalk4peace.org.

Audrey’s 5K Run and One-Mile Walk: Run a 5K or walk a mile around the Chestnut Hill Reservation. Proceeds benefit animals in need, and participants are invited to bring their furry friends along.

Starts at $11, 8 a.m. Chestnut Hill Reservation, Beacon St., Brighton, eventbrite.com.

Vinyasa at the Verb: This yoga series will take place every Sunday morning in the month of May. The class will be an all-levels, poolside Baptiste-inspired practice.

$15, 8:30 a.m. 1271 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.

Runners’ Flow: Runners, this yoga class at Tracksmith is especially designed for you. Bring your own mat, and stay for post-class refreshments.

Free, 9 a.m. 899 Boylston St., Boston.

Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum: Get outside and enjoy spring at the annual Lilac Sunday. Take tours of the Arboretum’s lilac collection, one of the best in the country, and enjoy the grounds.

Free, 10 a.m. 125 Arborway, Boston, aboretum.harvard.edu.