15 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, October 3
Supermarket Tour: Bring your grocery list and let a registered dietitian help you make healthier choices at the supermarket. The tour will be held at the West Roxbury Roche Brothers.
Free, 11 a.m. Roche Brothers, 1800 Centre St., West Roxbury, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, October 4
Stepping Strong Through Yoga: Donations from this two-night yoga session will benefit the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong fund, which is named for a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and supports limb reconstruction and trauma healing.
Donation suggested, 6 p.m. 10/4-10/5. Wellness in Motion Boston, 45 School St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Barre and Beer: Barre3 is bringing the tucks and pulses to Framingham’s Exhibit A Brewing Company. You’ll enjoy barre and beer, and proceeds will benefit foster care nonprofit the Rise Above Foundation.
$20 donation suggested, 6 p.m. Exhibit A Brewing Company, 81 Morton St., Framingham, eventbrite.com.
BosFitGirls: Meet at the Reebok showroom on Newbury Street, then head over to the Seaport for a workout packed with tempo running, sprints, and strength training.
Free, 6 p.m. Reebok showroom, 135 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Wednesday, October 5
Yoga for Bad People: Yogis who break the rules, this one’s for you. Yoga for Bad People, which fits yoga into all lifestyles, is hosting an athletic flow at Vega Vitality, followed by snacks and adult drinks.
$30, 6 p.m. Vega Vitality, 551 Boylston St., Boston, vegavitality.com.
Thursday, October 6
Yoga at the AC Hotel: Enjoy a free yoga class at this Cambridge hotel, then stay for drinks, snacks, and games on the patio.
Free, 5:30 p.m. AC Hotel, 10 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Kick It by Eliza: Join Boston magazine and the Kick It crew as we sweat out this high-intensity, kickboxing-inspired class, followed by complimentary treats.
$10, 7:30 p.m. EveryBodyFights, 15 Channel Center St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, October 7
Primal Play Workshop: This will be like no fitness class you’ve ever tried. Primal Play focuses on using natural, animal kingdom-inspired, play-based movements to get you fitter, stronger, and faster—while still enjoying exercise.
$25+, 6:30 p.m. MIT Building 36, 50 Vassar St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Saturday, October 8
Pilates at Athleta: Head to the Athleta on Newbury Street for a free morning Pilates class.
Free, 8 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, athleta.net.
Give Pink Get More: Attend a pre-opening yoga class at Bloomingdale’s Chestnut Hill, to kick off its Pink Campaign. Proceeds benefit the Carey Foundation and the Marisa Acocella Marchetto Foundation, two breast cancer nonprofits.
$10, 8:30 a.m. Chestnut Hill, 225 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, eventbrite.com.
Fitbit Local: Take a crisp fall stroll around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir with Fitbit Local. If you stick with the group, you’ll walk a full 5K.
Free, 10 a.m. Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Yoga and Donuts: Power through a vinyasa class, then feast on Union Square Donuts. Life is all about balance, right?
$20, 11. a.m. Brooklyn Boulders, 12A Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
You Should Be Dancing: Learn iconic dance moves, such as the hustle and the bump, during this 45-minute dance class. Then, strut your stuff at a disco party.
$10, 7:30 p.m. Arthur Murray Dance Center, 20 Park Plaza, Suite 330, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, October 9
BikeBus with the North Face: Make your stationary bike a little less stationary with BikeBus, a cycling studio on wheels. Only eight bikes are allowed per ride, so sign up soon to get a spot on the bus, as well as a voucher for breakfast at Clover and free North Face swag.
$5, first ride at 10 a.m. The North Face, 326 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Bend and Brew: Work up a sweat during an hour-long vinyasa yoga class, then take a brewery tour and try a beer of your choice from the taproom.
$35, 10 a.m. Barrel House Z, 95 Woodrock Road, Weymouth, popupasana.com.