17 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, August 1
Seaport Sweat: This week kicks off August’s Seaport fitness series, including kickboxing, bootcamp, yoga, and conditioning. The series runs through October.
Free, times vary. Seaport Green, 85 Northern Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Yoga at Park Q: Unwind at this one-hour vinyasa flow series, continuing throughout August.
$10, 6:15 p.m. Q Park, 60 Stillings St., Boston, movewith.com.
Introduction to Burlesque: Shake up your workout routine with a different kind of dance class. The August series begins today and continues throughout the month.
$25, 6:30 p.m. Boston Academy of Burlesque Education, 199 Braintree St., Allston, studyburlesque.com.
Tuesday, August 2
Vegan Dinner at Shanti: This four-course special will focus on fresh, Indian-inspired produce from local sources.
$35, 6 p.m. Shanti Indian Cuisine, 7 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, ereservationmanager.com.
#CRIRowStudio: Work on your rowing skills with this popular indoor workout, then learn all about the Athleta Charles River Rowing Team.
Free, 8:15 p.m. Athleta Newbury, 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.
Wednesday, August 3
Blood Donation at MGH: Donate blood at the MGH Blood Donor Center today and you’ll be rewarded with a (not-quite-so-healthy) cookie from Lyndell’s Bakery.
Free, starts at 7:30 a.m. MGH Blood Donor Center, 55 Fruit St., Boston, massgeneral.org.
Zumba at Coolidge Park: Every other Wednesday, Healthworks is holding a free Zumba class in Brookline’s Coolidge Park.
Free, 6 p.m. Coolidge Park, Columbia and Russell Streets, Brookline, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, August 4
A Midsummer Night’s Asana: Take in the final days of summer with a class taught by Jacqui Mimno and set to the sound of live violin. All donations will go to Medical Missions for Children.
Free, 6 p.m. Copley Square, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Wellness & Tech Innovation: Roll out your yoga mats for this vinyasa class and sit-down workshop, followed by free food and drinks and showcases from local health startups.
$5, 6 p.m. Plug Cambridge, 618 Cambridge St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Active Lifestyle Member Mingle: Find a friend, a workout partner, or more at this meet-and-greet for fitness lovers.
$20, 7 p.m. Landsdowne Pub, 9 Landsdown St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, August 5
Community Reiki: Learn the basics of healing energy and balance restoration with expert Reiki instructors.
Free, 10 a.m. The Democracy Center, 45 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Saturday, August 6
Sweat With Your Squad: Grab your besties and head to Athleta for a morning aerobic workout lead by Elise from Trillfit. Raffles and prizes will follow.
Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta Newbury, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Sunday, August 7
FlyBarre on the Roof: Build muscle and tone at this class overlooking South Boston, lead by former Boston Celtics cheerleader Stephanie Rodolico.
$15, 10 a.m. Coppersmith, 40 West 3rd St., Boston, movewith.com.
Free Yoga at Lululemon: Join yogi Catie Macken for a free class at Lululemon Prudential.
Free, 10 a.m. Lululemon Prudential Center, 776 Boylston St., Boston, lululemon.com.
Sacred Yoga: This heated and candlelit class merges with aromatherapy for a fully rejuvenating workout experience.
$20, 4:30 p.m. Studio U 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, movewith.com.
URBN MVMT: See the city in a new way while geting a workout. The evening kicks off with a run through Boston, then moves into a yoga class at a secret location. More details to come.
Free, 5:00 p.m. Portal Park, Beverly and Causeway Streets, Boston, eventbrite.com.