14 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, August 29
Functional Fitness for Runners: Every Monday, FLX Training offers a free functional training class tailored to runners.
Free, 6:30 p.m. FLX Training, 443 Worcester St., Wellesley, eventbrite.com.
Free Booty by Brabants: Kelly Brabants is teaching her signature butt-kicking class at Equinox Franklin Street. Class is free, but space is limited. Email [email protected] to register.
Free, 7:15 p.m. Equinox, 225 Franklin St., Boston, equinox.com.
Tuesday, August 30
Sunset Yoga, Beats, and Smoothies: Flow through a sunset vinyasa class on the Common, and leave with one of Beacon Blend’s signature smoothies or juices.
$19, 6:30 p.m. Boston Common, Tremont St., Boston, movewith.com.
Tempo Cycling at Brooklyn Boulders: Tempo is bringing its fleet of bikes to Brooklyn Boulders for a pop-up Spin class. Afterward, go for a climb or take part in a push-up challenge.
$29, 7 p.m. Brooklyn Boulders, 12A Tyler St., Somerville, brooklynboulders.com.
Wednesday, August 31
Hatch HIIT: Spend your lunch break at this 30-minute HIIT class at Hatch Fenway. If you order online from the Fenway Sweetgreen, the organizers will even pick it up while you work out.
$12, 12:15 p.m. Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Meditation and Tea: Relax with a free meditation session, followed by a cup of tea. The event is hosted by the Art of Living Foundation.
Free, 7 p.m. Democracy House, 45 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, September 1
On the Field with Carl Yastrzemski: This event benefits the Genesis Foundation, which supports children with physical, intellectual, and genetic disorders. Your ticket includes mingling with Red Sox legends, an autographed photo of Yastrzemski, time on the field, and more.
$195, 9 a.m. Fenway Park, Gate E, Landsdowne St., Boston, thegenesisfoundation.org.
Fitness Portraits Event: Are you a fitness professional—aspiring or established? Update your head shots with photographer Nick Cosky. You’ll get a minimum of 15 images.
$50, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. North End Yoga, 256 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Herbs for Heartburn: Attend this class to learn about using herbs to stop heartburn, and the underlying problems that cause it.
$20, 7 p.m. Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Friday, September 2
Lululemon at Lookout Farm: Every Friday through October 28, Lululemon Natick will bring its run club to Lookout Farm for a three-mile run, cider, and flatbreads.
Free, 6:30 p.m. Lookout Farm, 89 Pleasant St., Natick, lookoutfarmcider.com.
Saturday, September 3
S3 Empowerment Series: Start your morning with a workout, then stay for a talk on body image and self confidence.
Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Field Day Games at Spectacle Island: Board the ferry and head to Spectacle for relays, races, corn hole, Kan Jam, frisbee, and more.
Free ($17 for ferry), 1:30 p.m. Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, bostonharborislands.org.
Sunday, September 4
Yoga at Nightshift Brewing: This Everett brewery holds free yoga classes, taught by an instructor from CorePower Yoga, in its taproom. Stay afterward for a few beers.
Free, 11 a.m. Nightshift Brewing, 87 Santilli Highway, Everett, eventbrite.com.
Introduction to Aromatherapy: Kameleon Healing Aromatherapy will teach a beginners’ lesson in all things aromatherapy. You’ll learn how to use oils, which ones are right for you, and how to make your own products at home.
$25, 1 p.m. Kameleon Healing Aromatherapy, 1161 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.