22 Healthy Things to Do This Week

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Armenian Heritage Park

Armenian Heritage Park photo by Lorianne DiSabato on Flickr/Creative Commons

Monday, September 26

I Bike To Work: If you’re heading to Downtown Crossing from Dorchester, cycle with this group to get your Monday rolling.

Free, 6:45 a.m. Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Rd., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Walking the Labyrinth: De-stress with this walking tour of the Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park. You’ll be greeted with wine and cheese when you make it out.

Free, 5:30 p.m. Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park, Intersetction of Atlantic Ave. and Cross St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

DIY Honey: Looking for something sweet? Try this hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn how to make home remedies using local honey infused with a variety of herbs.

$25, 6:30 p.m. Whole Foods, 300 Legacy Place, Dedham, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, September 27

Paddle Races: Charles River Canoe & Kayak is hosting a paddling race on Broad Canal. Paddle yourself, or applaud others.

Free, 4 p.m. South Plaza, 15 Broad Canal Way, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Free Bootcamp at Puma: Join Puma instructor Emily Southworth for a free bootcamp class in the store.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Puma, 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Cize Live: Try Cize, a choreographed dance fitness class, for free at Athleta.

Free, 8 p.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Wednesday, September 28

Healing Hands for Arthritis: For each massage or facial booked at Massage Envy today, the chain will make a $10 donation to the Arthritis Foundation. Relax with a 60-minute massage or facial while donating to a good cause.

$49-$59, all day. Multiple locations, massageenvy.com.

Bike Safety Awareness Day: Stop by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to receive a free bike tune-up and bike reflector, enter a raffle, and learn about bike safety.  

Free, 11:30 a.m. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Shapiro Plaza, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, facebook.com

Awaken Your Inner Qi: Actupuncturist Laura Corrigan will discuss how the body can heal itself with Qi Gong and Chinese medicine.

$15, 6 p.m. Marlo Marketing, 38 Chauncy St. 3rd Floor, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Yoga in the Park: Stretch and breathe in the park at the last installation of this weekly free yoga class, sponsored by YogaWorks.

Free, 6 p.m. Larz Anderson Park, Goddard Ave., Brookline, bostoncalendar.com.

Harpoon Yoga and Dance. Photo provided.

Yoga at Harpoon/Photo provided

Thursday, September 29

Insanity Live at Lawn on D: The moves may be easy to follow, but this cardio conditioning, total-body workout will push you to the limit. Boston Sports Clubs trainers will lead the class.

Free, 6 p.m. Lawn On D, 420 D St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Harpoon Yoga and Dance Party: Practice with fellow beer-loving yogis at Harpoon Brewery, then join a huge dance party. Not into yoga? Tickets are available for just dancing and beer.

$10 dance, $25 yoga and dance, 6 p.m. Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston, harpoonyoga.com.

Vinyasa with a View: Flow through a sun salutation while the sun sets over the Boston skyline at this rooftop yoga class, hosted by the American Cancer Society.

$100 suggest fundraising donation, 6.p.m. 9OFS, 1 Federal St., Boston, facebook.com.

Friday, September 30

Tea Thoughts: Relax and breathe during this low-key evening of music and tea. You’ll also take home some quality tea.

$5, 6:30 p.m. 123 Sutherland Rd., eventbrite.com.

Boston Harbor Regatta. Photo by energyandintensity on Flickr commons.

Regatta photo by energyandintensity on Flickr/Creative Commons

Saturday, October 1

Cize Live: Couldn’t make it to Cize on Tuesday? You have another chance to try the hip hop and pop dance class for free at Athleta.

Free, 8:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Homeless Coalition 5K: Voted one of New England’s Top 75 races by New England Runner magazine, this annual road race gives all proceeds to the Somerville Homeless Coalition.

$30-$35, 9 a.m. Davis Square, 50 Holland St., Somerville, bostoncalendar.com.

Save the Harbor Cruise: Enjoy a free cruise to Spectacle Island, courtesy of Save the Harbor and Save the Bay.

Free, 9:30 a.m. Bay State Cruise Company, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston, savetheharbor.org.

Boston Harbor Regatta: Say ahoy to the this 12th annual race around the Boston Harbor Islands. Race yourself, or spectate. An after party will include a silent auction and lunch.

Free, 10 a.m. Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor Islands, bostonharbor.org.

Beacon Hill Walking Tour: Get your steps in while soaking in fall on Beacon Hill. The day includes a tour of Otis House, the neighborhood’s earliest intact mansion.

$15, 11 a.m. Otis House, 141 Cambridge St., Boston, historicnewengland.org.

Starry Night 8.5K: After this afternoon run/walk, stay for music, entertainment, and food. At night, the sky will be illuminated by lanterns, lit to show support and hope for a pediatric brain tumor patients.

Free, 3 p.m. Christian Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, bostoncalendar.com.

Sunday, October 2

Making Strides for Breast Cancer: Whether you volunteer, fundraise, or participate in these three- or five-mile walks, you’ll be supporting the American Cancer Society and the survivors, patients, and caregivers affected by breast cancer.

Donations and fundraising fees, rolling start at 8 a.m. DCR Hatch Shell, 47 David Mugar Way, Boston, makingstrides.org.

Brunch Fit: Get things going with a strength-focused bootcamp class at Orangetheory Fitness, then have a much-needed brunch at Devlin’s.

$39, 10 a.m. Orangetheory Fitness, 375 Market St., Brighton, movewith.com.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2016/09/25/healthy-events-september-25/