20 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Get pumped for a week full of yoga, meditation, and healthy cooking courses.

Candelight yoga

Candelight yoga photo courtesy of the Breathing Room

Monday, June 27

AGO Energy and Environment Listening Session: The Office of the Attorney General will discuss the impact environmental health has on our well-being, from water safety to pollution.

Free, 6 p.m. Roxbury Community College, 1234 Columbus Ave., eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, June 28

Come Get Your Footwear Prescription: Injured and injury-prone runners will want to attend one of these sessions from Outback Physical Therapy. Each participant will learn about the shoes he or she should be wearing.

Free, 5 p.m. Marathon Sports, 1654 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, June 29

Girls’ Night Out: Treat yourself at this ladies-only spa night hosted by Balan’s, the city’s first organic spa.

$45, 5:30 p.m. Balan’s Organic Spa, 216 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Cooking Fresh from Your Farmers’ Market: Local chef Diane Manteca will show you how to make creative recipes using only local, in-season ingredients.

$78, 6 p.m. Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington St., Boston, eventful.com.

The Future Of Good Health: Functional Medicine: Dr. Sarika Arora will discuss food as medicine, as well as the importance of movement and stress reduction in everyday life.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Aum Healing Center, 332 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Grip the Mat: Grip the Mat is bringing its signature event, Vinyasa to Vino, to Adelson Galleries. Take a yoga class, then enjoy a wine tasting and social hour.

$30, 7:30. Adelson Galleries, 520 Harrison Ave., Boston, gripthemat.com.

Vixen Workout: Get down and dirty at this intensive, cardio-heavy class set to hip hop beats. The moves are inspired by the club.

$15, 7:30 p.m. The Z Spot, 181 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Intro to Modern Dance: Try out fun, modern choreography in a supportive space. The goal is to make new friends and get moving.

$10, 8 p.m. The Self-Expression Product Center, 511 Medford St., Somerville, selfexpressioncenter.com.

Thursday, June 30

Vegetarian Italian: Who says pizza and pasta can’t be healthy? The Somerville Arts Council will teach you how to make your favorite dishes with fresh, multi-grain, and meat-free ingredients.

$45, 6 p.m. 3 Washington St., Somerville, somervilleartscouncil.org.

Dare U Fitness Pop-Up: Head to the Parkman Bandstand in the Common for a free pop-up class from Dare U Fitness. Expect cardio, strength training, and plenty of body weight exercises.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common, Boston, dareufitness.com.

Candlelight Flow Yoga: This calm, atmospheric class is focused on restorative and longer-held poses, ensuring a stress-free entrance to the weekend.

$15, 7 p.m. The Breathing Room, 12 Arrow St., Cambridge, breathingroomboston.com.

Saturday, July 2

Mad Max Meditation: Follow professional healer Alex Bynum as she guides you through relaxing meditation techniques. No experience required.

Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.

Yoga For Older Adults: This Earthseed Yoga class is geared towards those ages 55 and older, but everybody is welcome.

Free, 10 a.m. Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St., Boston, eventful.com.

Zumba on the Greenway: The Z Spot will host this free, all-levels class on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. Spots are first come, first served.

Free, 10:30 a.m. Harbor Islands Welcome Center, 191 West Atlantic Ave., Boston, bostonharborislands.org.

Sunday, July 3

Namaste at the ICA: The ICA’s summer yoga series starts today, with an outdoor class overlooking the water. Your admission fee also gets you into the museum.

$20, 9 a.m. The Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Yoga at Lululemon: Start your Sunday with free yoga at Lululemon’s Prudential Center location.

Free, 10 a.m. 776 Boylston St., Boston, lululemon.com.

Rooftop Cycling: Tempo Cycling is bringing its bikes to the rooftop of luxury apartment building the Kensington. It’s indoor cycling…in the great outdoors.

$24, 10:30 a.m. 665 Washington St., Boston, tempocyclingstudio.com.

Pilates and Prosecco: Get a workout in the great outdoors (weather permitting), then enjoy a cold glass of Prosecco. What’s not to like?

$25, 12 p.m. Franklin Park, 1636 Washington St., Boston, endurancepilates.com.

Free Intro Talk on Transcendental Meditation: Learn the basics of transcendental meditation at this summer-long session, open to all. The technique aims to reduce stress and anxiety.

Free, 1 p.m. Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Sunday Parkland Games: For the seventh year, the Charles River Conservancy and the Department of Recreation and Conservation are bringing lawn games, sports, and free yoga to Cambridge each Sunday.

Free, 3:30 p.m. Charles River Conservancy, 43 Thorndike St., Cambridge, thebostoncalendar.com.