21 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Vanquish all traces of pumpkin pie with these workouts, workshops, and more.


Photo courtesy of Zwift

Monday, November 28

Zwift North America Tour: Try out Zwift, a virtual indoor cycling platform, for free at Landry’s Bicycles. There will also be beer, snacks, and other treats.

Free, 6 p.m. Landry’s Bicycles, 890 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Detox at the Nox: Recover from Thanksgiving with a hybrid fitness class at Equinox. Barefoot cardio and bodyweight resistance will get you back into pre-pie shape.

Free, 7 p.m. Equinox, 225 Franklin St., Boston, detoxatthenox.com.

Tuesday, November 29

Tear Down the Wall: This class will be like none you’ve taken before. It combines yoga, movement, a rock show, and emotional catharsis for a one-of-a-kind experience.

$45, 6:30 p.m. American Repertory Theater, 2 Arrow St., Cambridge, movewith.com.

Wednesday, November 30

Yoga and Dinner from B. Good: Head to Janji for a yoga class led by Emily McLaughlin, then move over to B. Good on Boylston Street for a (free!) dinner.

$12, 6 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Mindfulness and Meditation for Stress Relief: Center yourself with this free meditation workshop at Janji. You’ll also learn stress reduction skills you can use in the future.

Free, 7 p.m. Janji, 328 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.


Daybreaker photo provided

Thursday, December 1

Daybreaker: Start December on a jolly note at this wintertime dance party. The morning begins with yoga, live performances, and a dance party, then wraps up with coffee, juice, and breakfast treats.

$20-$35, 6 a.m. Quincy Market at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 1 South Market St., Boston, daybreaker.com.

Free Fighter Conditioning: Get in fighting shape with this free class at the York Athletics pop-up shop. Can’t make it on Thursday? There’s another class on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Free, 6:30 p.m. York Athletics, 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Friday, December 2

90-Minute HIIT & Flow: After an intense 45-minute HIIT workout, cool down with a 45-minute vinyasa flow. Then, round out your day with a Mighty Squirrel beer tasting.

$35, 6 p.m. Reebok Boston, 135 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Budokon Yoga: Join instructor Izzy VanHall for a free Budokon yoga class at the York Athletics pop-up shop on Newbury Street. The style combines yoga and martial arts, with a continuous circular rotation.

Free, 6 p.m. York Athletics, 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Salsa Class: Looking to put a little spice in your life? Try this free salsa class. You’ll learn the basic steps and some choreography. Bring a second pair of non-street shoes.

Free, 8:30 p.m. Integrarte, 85 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain, integrarteusa.com

Saturday, December 3

Boston Jolly Jaunt 5K: Run or walk this 5K, and you’ll raise money for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Wear a costume if you’re feeling festive.

$35+, 8 a.m. Boston Common, 139 Tremont St., Boston, jollyjauntboston.com.

Yoga and Acupuncture: Prepare for holiday stress with this relaxing workshop, which includes gentle yoga, self massage, and acupuncture.

$50, 10 a.m. Studio 52, 52 Province St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Sip & Flow at Aeronaut: Spend your Saturday downing beers and doing downward dog. Your ticket to yoga class also includes a beer from Aeronaut.

$30, 11 a.m. Aeronaut, 14 Tyler St., Somerville, movewith.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop: Have a truly relaxing Saturday at this two-hour restorative yoga workshop at East Side Yoga and Fitness. You’ll also get a discount on retail items.

$40, 1 p.m. East Side Yoga and Fitness, 584 East Broadway, Boston, movewith.com.

Free Mat Pilates: Down Under School of Yoga in Newton is introducing mat Pilates to its schedule. To celebrate, it’s offering a free class open to all.

Free, 4:30 p.m. Down Under School of Yoga, 306 Walnut St., Newton, downunderyoga.com.

Sunday, December 4

Chill Classic 5K: This first annual 5K, put on by youth development organization Chill Boston, benefits children coming from foster care, the juvenile prison system, and other challenging backgrounds.

$30, 9 a.m. Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, racemenu.com.

Cize Live and Toy Drive: Benefit your body with a high-energy Cize Live dance class at Athleta. Benefit others by bringing an unwrapped toy to be donated. You’ll also go home with a free gift.

Free, 9:30 a.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Run Boston Run: Join York Athletics for this casual fun run through the Public Garden, the Common, and the Esplanade, then return to the shop for refreshments.

Free, 10 a.m. York Athletics, 144 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Yoga Learning Lab: The Breathing Room is sponsoring this workshop, which focuses solely on balance poses in your yoga practice. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit the ACLU.

$35, 2:30 p.m. The Breathing Room, 12 Arrow St., Cambridge, breathingroomboston.com.

Sacred Yoga: Wind down with Studio U’s restorative class. It begins with stretching and a slow flow, then moves into restorative postures and meditation.

$20, 6 p.m. Studio U, 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, studiouboston.com.

Yoga for Athletes: Greet Monday the right way. This powerful flow at Adidas Boston RunBase will get you ready for the week.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Adidas RunBase, 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.