14 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, July 4
Proud To Be 5K and 10K: To enter this virtual race, just register online, go for a 5K or 10K on your own, then report your time to Moon Joggers. Proceeds go to nonprofit Homes for Our Troops.
$22, 1 p.m.. Various locations, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, July 5
Kendall Square Roof Garden Yoga: This free rooftop class allows you to practice with sweeping views of Kendall Square.
Free, 6 p.m. Kendall Square Roof Garden, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, movewith.com.
Wednesday, July 6
FIT on the Garden: Head to the Pru for some fun (and free!) yoga in the garden. This series will continue throughout the summer, with classes every Wednesday evening.
Free, 6 p.m., The Shops at Prudential Center, South Garden, 800 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.
W.E.L.L. Boston Book Club: Join this wellness-focused monthly book club to discuss Dan Harris’ book “10% Happier.”
Free, 6:30 p.m. Aum Healing Center, 332 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Thursday, July 7
After-Work Tai Chi: Unwind from your 9-5 with this intro-level, low-impact class taught by Arthur Soo-Hoo.
Free, 5 p.m. Boston Public Library West End Branch, 151 Cambridge St., Boston, eventful.com.
Vegetarian Indian: Chef Kalpana Gajjar will lead this meat-free, vegetable-based cooking class, focused on the traditions of his western Indian hometown of Gujarat.
$40, 6 p.m. 3 Washington St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Friday, July 8
Free Salsa Night: Get your groove on at this after-work social hour and salsa class.
Free, 6:30 p.m. Veronica Robles Cultural Center, 175 William F. McClellan Highway, East Boston, veronicarobles.com.
Saturday, July 9
Miles For Melanoma Boston: Support a great cause while breaking a sweat at this 5K sponsored by the Melanoma Research Foundation. Make a donation toward the $40,000 goal.
Free-$30, 8:30 a.m., Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Brighton, join.melanoma.org.
Fuel Right. Run Right.: Local nutritionists Danielle Adler and Laura J. will teach you how to prepare pre-workout meals.
Free, 12 p.m. Boston Physical Therapy and Wellness, Mystic Ave., Medford, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, July 10
Gift Of Yoga: Enjoy this free yoga session hosted by the Art of Living Foundation. Be sure to bring your own mat.
Free, 9 a.m. The Democracy Center, 45 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Yoga + Rosé Patio Party: Join PopUpAsana for an outdoor yoga class, then stay for brunch and rosé at State Park.
$45, 9 a.m. State Park Restaurant, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Bootcamp and Lululemon: Lululemon’s Prudential Center location will host a free bootcamp class, taught by instructor Aylon Pesso.
Free, 10 a.m. Lululemon Prudential, 776 Boylston St., Boston, lululemon.com.
Yoga Around Town at Urban Outfitters: Urban Outfitters’ new event space will house a community vinyasa class accompanied by a live DJ. Drinks and snacks are included.
Free, 11 a.m. Urban Outfitters Harvard Square, 11 JFK St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Mindfulness and Technology: Learn how to stay balanced in our hectic, smartphone-filled lives. This meditation workshop will discuss the healthy integration of tech into our daily routines.
Donation-based, 2 p.m. The Meeting Point, 3464 Washington St., Boston, eventbrite.com.