17 Healthy Things to Do This Week

There's skincare, smoothies, and, as always, plenty of yoga.


Photo by Samantha Carey

Monday, May 23

Community Yoga Class: Brookline’s Down Under School of Yoga is opening its doors to the community for a $5 yoga class. Proceeds benefit Brookline charities.

$5, 1:30 p.m. 1054 Beacon St., Brookline, downunderyoga.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga: Savin Hill Yoga is kicking off a new gentle flow series, inspired by Kripalu yoga. The first class, on May 23, is free; after that, you can opt for drop-in classes, a six-week session, or a 12-week session.

Free, 5:45 p.m. 11 Pearl St., Dorchester, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, May 24

B Strong Bootcamp: Thirst Juice is sponsoring this new free fitness series, which launches with an outdoor HIIT class followed by smoothies.

Free, 5:30 p.m. 44 School St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Yoga at Lot F Gallery: The first in a new series called Sway, this vinyasa yoga class will take place in Lot F Gallery. Bring your own mat.

$15, 6 p.m. 145 Pearl St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Women’s Health Night: Join a panel of experts as they answer questions related to women’s health. The panel is free, with the option of a $5 donation for the Lady Project.

Free, 6 p.m. 28 State St., Suite 2860, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, May 25

Healthy Skincare Workshop: Join Balans Organic Spa and dermatologist Emmy Graber for a lesson in taking care of your skin this summer. You’ll learn about sun protection, moisturizing, and more.

$15, 5:30 p.m. 216 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Puma Bootcamp: Brian Weller, of Barry’s Bootcamp, is teaching a free bootcamp class at the Puma store on Newbury Street.

Free, 6:30 p.m. 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Thursday, May 26

Yoga Around Town: Take a waterfront yoga class on Tudor Wharf, then enjoy a post-class party at Ironside Grille.

Starts at $15, 7 p.m. 33 Charles River Ave., Boston, yogaaroundtown.com.

Trillyoga: Try this energetic yoga class, set to a live DJ playing hip hop beats, for free at the Athleta store. Bring your own mat.

Free, 7 p.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, trill.fit.

Gentle Yoga Series: Can’t make it to Savin Hill? Spontaneous Celebrations in Jamaica Plain is also offering gentle yoga inspired by Kripalu. It’s a six week session, but the May 26 class is free.

Free, 7:15 p.m. 45 Danforth St., Jamaica Plain, eventbrite.com.

Friday, May 27

Paint for Good Karma: Clear your head with a guided painting lesson, drinks, and appetizers. Profits will benefit East Boston Meditation Center.

$50, 8 p.m. 113 Cottage St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Saturday, May 28

Runkeeper Global 5K: On May 28 and 29, Runkeeper wants you to run a 5K—anywhere—and log it in the app. More than 100,000 participated when the event was held in December.

Free, any time, anywhere, runkeeper.com.

Dance4Fit: This three-class series, starting May 28, empowers women through dance. The choreographed class includes hip hop, salsa, African, modern, and interpretive dance.

$19 for three classes, 9:45 a.m. 1154 Washington St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Vinyasa for a Cause: Head to the Prudential Center Lululemon for a vinyasa yoga class that benefits Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Fund.

$10 suggested donation, 10 a.m. 776 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.

Yoga for the PMC: Health Yoga Life is hosting this charity class, proceeds from which go toward the Pan Mass Challenge’s fundraising efforts for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

$20, 1:30 p.m. 12 Temple St., Boston, healthyogalife.com.

Sunday, May 29

Vinyasa at the Verb Hotel: Precede brunch with a poolside Baptiste yoga class at the Verb Hotel.

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

Brunch Fit with EveryBodyFights: Start your morning with a boxing-inspired total body fitness class at EveryBodyFights, then refuel with brunch at Stats Bar and Grille.

$32, 11 a.m. 15 Channel Center St., Boston, eventbrite.com.