20 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, August 22
Della’s Dinner: Enjoy family-style summer vegetables and fresh pita at this neighborhood meet-and-greet, held at Asta restaurant.
$55, 6 p.m. Asta, 47 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, August 23
Summer Sweat and Refuel: Join trainer Cassie Brown for a 45-minute HIIT class, then learn about post-workout refueling from holistic health coach Kerri Axelrod.
$20, 6 p.m. Thirst Juice Company, 44 School St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunset Yoga, Beats, and Smoothies: The only thing better than outdoor yoga is outdoor yoga followed by healthy smoothies. Join Danielle Perretty for this sunset fundamentals class.
$19, 6:30 p.m. Boston Common (adjacent to the carousel), Boston, movewith.com.
Wednesday, August 24
Prudential Center Toning and Pilates: Don’t count on shopping to be your cardio. This full-body fitness class promises to tone your abs, legs, arms, and glutes.
Free, 6 p.m. Prudential Center, South Garden, 800 Boylston St., Boston, movewith.com.
Patio Vinyasa at Alibi Boston: Beacon Hill Yoga will teach a vinyasa class on Alibi’s patio. Students are then invited to stay for a craft cocktail.
$30, 6 p.m. Alibi, 215 Charles St., Boston, yogabeaconhill.com.
Yoga on the Greenway: Get your week’s outdoor yoga fix at this vinyasa session sponsored by Tufts Medical Center and Purity Organic. DJTour Entertainment will be spinning music throughout the class.
$15, 6:30 p.m. Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, yogaaroundtown.com.
Minds Matter Ride + Raise: Your ride supports Minds Matter, a group that helps low-income students prepare for college. Drinks at Yard House will follow.
$30, 8 p.m. The Handle Bar, 1336 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, August 25
Sip + Spin at Bully Boy Distillers: This Tempo Cycling class will help you earn those post-workout cocktails.
$35, 5 p.m. Bully Boy Distillers, 35 Cedric St., Boston, movewith.com.
Yoga Around Town at Urban Outfitters: This all-levels yoga class at Urban Outfitters will be followed by healthy “mocktails” and snacks.
$5, 6:30 p.m. Urban Outfitters, 11 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Friday, August 26
Sunrise Esplanade Bootcamp: Get ready for your weekend with this early-morning workout by the water. This series will continue through the end of September.
$5, 6:30 a.m. The Esplanade Workout Station, Boston, movewith.com.
Hip Hop Yoga for Rosie’s Place: The net proceeds from this hip hop yoga class, taught by Swet Studio, will benefit women’s shelter Rosie’s Place.
$10, 4 p.m. Swet Studio, 480 Tremont St., Boston, swetstudio.com.
Saturday, August 27
Open Dojo Week: Somerville’s Shobu Aikido is opening its doors from August 27 through September 1 for a free week of lessons in aikido, a Japanese martial art.
Free, 8/27-9/1. Shobu Aikido, 34 Allen St., Somerville, shobu.org.
Mad Max Meditation: Let professional healer Alex Bynum teach you guided meditation and relaxation techniques at Athleta Newbury. Register in advance for a free spot.
Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Somerslam Bouldering Competition: Think you can climb like a pro? Head out to Brooklyn Boulders for a day of friendly fun, open to all skill levels.
$40, 10 a.m. Brooklyn Boulders, 10A Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Sexy Summit 2016: Head out to Spectacle Island for a day of fitness, including seven classes taught by Boston trainers and an Olympics-style competition.
$55, 10:15 a.m. Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, August 28
Modern Meditation with Uplift: Caught up in the 9-5? This meditation practice is geared toward positive thinking, sleep, and stress reduction.
Free, 9:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Boston Fermentation Festival: Strengthen your probiotics game at this BPM gathering of local kombucha, sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, and more.
Free, 10 a.m. Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, bostonferments.com.
BRUNCH FIT at Everybody Fights: Start off with a challenging boxing-style class at EveryBodyFights, then enjoy brunch and beverages at Stats Bar and Grille.
$39, 11 a.m. EverybodyFights, 15 Channel Center St., Boston, movewith.com.
Bubbles for Brain Cancer: Head down to the Common for a family-friendly festival boasting music, food, games, and “extravagant bubble stations.” It’s free to the public thanks to its sponsors, but the event benefits brain cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Free, 12 p.m. Boston Common, Tremont St., Boston, bubblesforbraincancer.org.
Community Pilates: Pilates can be a pricey fitness method, but not today. Endurance Pilates is hosting a free community class in Franklin Square Park.
Free, 12 p.m. Franklin Square Park, Washington Street, Boston, endurancepilates.com.