15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Cycling for charity, yoga and beer, and climbing in the dark are in store.


Monday, November 7

Domestic Violence Charity Ride: Proceeds from this high-intensity cycling class benefit Pine Street Inn, a homeless shelter dedicated to providing job training and housing to those in need.

$25, 6 p.m. The Kensington Apartments, 665 Washington St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, November 8

Cooking with Your CSA: Make the most of your farm stand haul with this class. Chef Louis DiBiccari, of Tavern Road, will teach you how to use root vegetables and other veggies found in your CSA. You’ll also enjoy adult beverages and go home with recipes in hand.

$95, 6:30 p.m. Tavern Road, 343 Congress St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, November 9

Fitness and Nutrition Workshop: After a 45-minute fusion workout led by Cara Scinto, learn about nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits, enjoy a Thirst Juice Company tasting, and enjoy an oatmeal bowl demo.

$20, 5:30 p.m. Studio 52, 52 Province St., Suite 307, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Thursday, November 10

Anybody Can Be a Hero: With Massachusetts in the middle of a serious opioid crisis, everybody should be prepared. Head to Codman Square Health Center to learn how to use Narcan, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.

Free, 6 p.m. Codman Square Health Center, 14 Epping St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

BosFitGirls: If you’re looking for a new sweat sesh, try this free running-focused class that will improve your strength, cardio, and conditioning.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Reebok Showroom, 135 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Health Yoga Life/Photo Provided

Health Yoga Life/Photo Provided

Friday. November 11

Nurture & Replenish: This three-day workshop will provide you with practical tools for self-care. You have to commit, though—attendance at all three sessions is encouraged.

$165 for weekend, various times. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon St., Brookline, coolidgeyoga.com.

Health Yoga Life: In celebration of its fifth anniversary, Health Yoga Life is offering $5 classes all day. The last class of the day will be free.

$5, all day. Health Yoga Life, 12 Temple St., Boston, healthyogalife.com.

Brooklyn Boulders/Photo provided

Brooklyn Boulders/Photo provided

Saturday, November 12

Holistic Health Expo: Celebrate the 10th Annual Natural Living Expo by learning about body-mind-spirit wellness and meeting holistic health practitioners. You can even try more than 50 natural products at a free sample bar.

$15, 11/12-11/13. Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, naturalexpo.org.

Yoga at Trillium Brewing: Enjoy an all-levels, 60-minute vinyasa class, then unwind with beer from the taproom at Trillium Brewing Company. Cheers.

$25, 9:15 a.m. Trillium Brewing, 110 Shawmut Road, Canton, eventbrite.com.

Cranksgiving: Part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt, this event benefits the Somerville Homeless Coalition, Rosie’s Place, and the MSPCA’s Cats-giving food drive. You’ll navigate the streets of Boston and the aisles of local grocery stores to find certain food items, choosing from a range of paces. The event is free, but you will need $10 to $15 to purchase food.

Free, 12 p.m. Paul Revere Park, Boston, cranksgiving.com.

Best Buddies x Flywheel: Proceeds from this cycling class will benefit the Best Buddies Hyannis Port Challenge.

$50, 1:30 p.m. Flywheel Sports, Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Lights Out Party: As your heart rate climbs, scale the walls—in the dark—at Brooklyn Boulders. Lights-out climbing isn’t so scary when there’s a dance party raging, too.

$10 for members, $15 for non-members, 8 p.m. Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, 12A Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Spartan Race: Spartan Race is taking over Fenway Park with more than three miles and 20 obstacles to conquer. Registration is open until 5:30 a.m. on race day.

$149+, various times, 11/12-11/13. Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, spartan.com.

Sunday, November 13

Cambridge Half Marathon: Enter the first annual Cambridge Half Marathon, hosted by CambridgeSide. There will be brews at the end of your thirteen miles—all the more reason to shoot for a PR.

$100, 8 a.m. CambridgeSide, 100 Cambridgeside Place, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Authentic Eating: In this workshop, you’ll learn from a registered dietitian about a successful approach to healthful eating and weight management, based on uniting your mind and body. Through discussions, demonstrations, and activities, you will leave with a framework for making healthier choices.

$60, 1:30 p.m. Vega Vitality, 551 Boylston St., 4th Floor, Boston, vegavitality.com.