23 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, June 20
Free Dance Classes in Cambridge: All week long, the Dance Complex is opening its doors to new members for free dance classes. Take your pick of ballet, jazz, modern, and more.
Free, various times. The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, June 21
Produce For $2: This new, ongoing initiative by the Whittier Street Health Clinic aims to get more fruits and veggies into Bostonians’ kitchens. Swing by to pick up your own bundle for just $2.
$2, 1:30 p.m. Whittier Street Health Clinic, 1290 Tremont St., Roxbury, eventbrite.com.
Afternoon Yoga Hike: Get outside for a mild hike and a one-hour yoga flow. It all takes place just a few minutes outside the city, at the Middlesex Fells Reservation.
$30, 2 p.m. Middlesex Fells Reservation, 74 Hillcrest Pkwy, backcountryyoga.com.
Simple Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle: The Silent Spring Institute and Follain are hosting a panel that will discuss easy steps for creating a healthier lifestyle. The discussion will also touch on breast cancer.
Free, 5:30 p.m. 65 Charles St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Learn to Make Summer “Must Have” Treats: Smoothie bowls, anyone? Holistic health coach Kerri Axelrod will show you how to make fresh and healthy treats perfect for summer.
$25, 6 p.m. Marlo Marketing, 38 Chauncy St., Boston, marlomarketing.com.
Balans Organic Skincare Open House: Check out Balans’ Newbury Street organic spa while sampling products from its cosmetics line. Tutorials included.
Free, 6 p.m. Balans Organic Spa, 216 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Athleta International Day of Yoga: Athleta and instructor Sara DiVello are hosting a free class on the Boston Common. Back at the store, you’ll get a swag bag and the chance to win tickets to the Nantucket Yoga Festival.
Free, 6 p.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.com.
Wednesday, June 22
Pilates With Purpose: Kelly Brabants is bringing her signature Booty by Brabants class to this series. Proceeds will be donated to the Boston chapter of the American Heart Association.
$0-45, 6:30 p.m., Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston, eventful.com.
Thursday, June 23
Salutations On The Square: Celebrate the summer solstice with yoga instructor Jacqui Minmo. Vocalist Louie Bello will serenade you as you practice.
Free, 6 p.m. Copley Square, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, June 24
Tri State Trek: Support the ALS Therapy Development Institute at this charity ride from Newton to Connecticut. Even if you’re not riding, you can donate to the cause or come and cheer.
$50+, 6 a.m., Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, tst.als.net.
Who Can Rock Da Crowd Convention: This dance fitness convention is coming to Boston for three days of booty shaking fitness. Get your crew together for seminars, dance lessons, and a live fitness battle.
$30+, 12 p.m. Hyatt Regency Boston, 1 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, eventbrite.com.
American Rendezvous 2016 Parkour Workshop: This annual gathering allows you to train with the best of the best in the parkour world. Strap on your sneakers and get ready to run, jump, and swing.
$74, 3:30 p.m. Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Saturday, June 25
Free Vinyasa Flow: Head to Athleta on Newbury Street for a free vinyasa yoga class taught by an instructor from Boston Sports Club.
Free, 8:30 a.m. 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Sweat and Superfoods: Power through a 50-minute BFX Burn class, then reward yourself with a healthy brunch—think avocado toast, protein smoothies, and acai bowls.
$28, 9:30 a.m. Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, movewith.com.
Whittier Men’s Health Summit: George Forman III will serve as the keynote speaker at this year’s panel, discussing physical, mental, and social health for guys. Live entertainment and fitness workshops will follow.
Free, 10:30 p.m. Whittier Street Health Center, 1290 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sup Yo: Join Athleta and Luna for a free, 75-minute standup paddleboard yoga class on the Boston Harbor.
Free, 11 a.m. 29 Necco St., Boston, sup-yo.com.
Nourish: A Body Image Conversation: Come chat about healthy living and self-love at the Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. The event includes yoga, snacks, and inspiring speeches from women’s healthcare professionals.
$50, 1:30 p.m. MEDA, 288 Walnut Street Suite 130, Newton, eventbrite.com.
Get Happy Workshop: This two-day seminar will introduce attendees to meditation and the art of living calmly and peacefully. Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will teach Sudarshan Kriya meditation.
$95, 4 p.m. Boston University’s Phototonics Center, 871 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, eventful.com.
Beginner’s Kickboxing Class: Learn how to kick it with non-profit Cambridge Local First, followed by a group dinner at the nearby Middle East restaurant.
$20, 5 p.m. Redline Fight Sports,614 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Boston CrossFit and Fitness Lovers Singles Mixer: Meet your match made in fitness heaven at this healthy singles event, complete with drinks, music, dancing, and gourmet food.
$45, 7 p.m. Brick Boston, 133 Federal St. Lower Level, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, June 26
Equinox on the Lawn on D: Equinox is bringing its signature cardio boxing class The Cut to the Lawn on D. It’s free for Equinox members, but non-members must provide a $15 donation to Cycle for Survival.
$15, 10:30 a.m. 420 D St., Boston, signatureboston.com.
Yoga on a Farm Fundraiser: Get out of the city for a relaxing day at Jackson’s Farm. Proceeds from the class will support the Global Autism Project’s trip to Kenya.
$25, 11 a.m. Jackson’s Farm, 15 Havehill St., Reading, eventbrite.com.
Yoga For Runners: This vinyasa class is designed specifically for runners and joggers, soothing muscles that are typically strained in cardio. Areas worked will include quads, calves, and hamstrings.
Free, 6:30 p.m. Adidas Runbase, 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventful.com.