10 Mother’s Day Health and Fitness Events
You could celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch, like every other family in America. Or, you could break the mold, avoid an hour-long wait, and skip the afternoon carb crash by taking advantage of these Mother’s Day health and fitness events. The choice is yours.
1. Barry’s Bootcamp
Though not technically for Mother’s Day, Barry’s Bootcamp is hosting a fitness event ripe for day-before celebrations. Start off with a full-body class at the studio, then head to Gordon’s for snacks and a rosé tasting.
$40, 5/7, 2:45 p.m. 30 Chauncy St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
2. JP Centre Yoga
If you’re dead-set on keeping that Sunday brunch reservation, you can get the best of both worlds by registering for this Saturday afternoon restorative yoga class. Enjoy gentle poses, hands-on assists and massages, and live music.
$38, 5/7, 2 p.m. 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, jpcentreyoga.com.
3. Karma Yoga Studio
You can bring your mom to this special Mother’s Day class for free. Class will be taught by instructor Ali Singer.
$25 (free for moms), 5/8, 1:30 p.m. 338 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
4. Lululemon Yoga & Knitting: How’s this for a relaxing morning? You’ll start with a short vinyasa flow, then move into knitting. Knitting supplies are provided.
Free, 5/8, 10 a.m. 776 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.
5. Mother’s Day Pamper Party
The night before Mother’s Day, Relax Now in Canton is holding a pampering party complete with pedicures, facials, chair massages, wine, and refreshments.
$22, 5/7, 5 p.m. 100 Washington St., Canton, eventbrite.com.
6. Mother’s Day Walk for Peace: This 20th annual walk from Dorchester to City Hall aims to promote peace and raise $600,000 for the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a resource for families affected by violence, crime, and grief. Walkers are encouraged to raise at least $100 each.
Free registration, 5/8, 8:30 a.m. 1520 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, mothersdaywalk4peace.org.
7. Orangetheory Fitness
From now until May 8, all mothers are eligible for one free workout at this Brighton bootcamp studio. Moms who buy a class package during the promotion also get 50 percent off a heart rate monitor.
Free, through 5/8. 375 Market St., Brighton, orangetheoryfitness.com.
8. Tempo Cycling Studio
Celebrate the holiday while making a difference. Tempo and Pop Allston are hosting charity cycling classes that benefit social service agency Project Place.
$30, 5/8, 10:30 a.m. 24 Cambridge St., Charlestown, projectplace.org.
9. Xtend Barre
This Newbury Street barre studio is celebrating Mother’s Day with free classes. If you’re an existing Xtend client, your mother or daughter can join you in any Sunday class for free. Email email@example.com to book your spot.
Free, 5/8, various times. 338 Newbury St., Boston, xtendbarre.com.
Current YogaWorks members can bring their mothers—or any mother—to class for free from now until May 8. The studio is also offering 15 percent off retail in honor of Mother’s Day.
Free, through 5/8, various times. 364 Boylston St. and 1032 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, yogaworks.com.
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