Get Your Heart Pumping at These Valentine’s Day Fitness Classes

Open your heart to yoga, Pilates, twerking, and a dance party.


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Whether you’re in a relationship with a person or pizza, a workout is an excellent way to get your heart pumping this Valentine’s Day. Get your sweat on with your partner, your friend, or yourself—before you take advantage of post-holiday chocolate sales.

Wednesday, February 8

Share the Love of Healthworks: Starting today and ending on Valentine’s Day, check out classes at Healthworks’ Back Bay, Chestnut Hill, Cambridge, and Coolidge Corner locations. All classes are free for you and a friend, so spread the love.

Free, locations and times vary. Register at the links above.

Saturday, February 11

Bring a Boy: Despite the name, you can bring anyone you’d like to this cardio dance experience—as long as they’re ready to sweat their butt off. Admission is good for two people.

$26, multiple times. The Z Spot, 181 Massachusetts Ave., Boston,

Cupid’s Twerkout: Spend Valentine’s Day with your ladies, learning the basics of twerking at a hip hop dance workout that promises to make you feel like a boss.

$25, 10 a.m. The Z Spot, 181 Massachusetts Ave., Boston,

Singles Workout: If you’re single and ready to mingle, Equinox has the event for you. Kick things off with its 30-minute Firestarter class, then stay for food, drinks, and conversation. A dating consultant will even be on hand to answer those burning love questions.

$20, 1:30 p.m. Equinox, 131 Dartmouth St.,

Unwinding the Heart: Sign up for this workshop to open your heart and find balance. You’re encouraged to bring a pen and paper.

$30, 2 p.m. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon St., Brookline,

Embodied Heart Sensual Soul Experience: Using dance and movement, get in touch with the powerful sensual being you are, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

$70, 2 p.m. Integrarte, 85 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain,

Get Connected Partner Yoga: At this partner hatha yoga workshop, you’ll learn to support and collaborate with others. Come with a partner, or register solo.

$40, 3 p.m. Akasha Studio, 20R Birch St., Roslindale,

Heart of Love: Bring your friend, family member, or partner to this night of meditation and appreciation. It’s open to any two people who want to connect.

$25+, 5 p.m. Studio 52, 52 Province St., Boston,

Photo by Lucie Wicker Photography

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Sunday, February 12

BTone Fitness Plus One: If you register for select BTone classes today, you can bring your partner along for free. Each of its five locations is offering a plus one class.

$30. Times and locations vary,

Be Your Own Valentine: If you’re on your own this Valentine’s, surround yourself with other powerful single women at this yoga, meditation, and coaching workshop.

$99, 1 p.m. Healthworks, 1300 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill,

Love Is in the Air: This partner AcroYoga workshop combines yoga, Thai massage, and acrobatics. You’ll build trust, balance, and flexibility through movement and communication. If you don’t have a partner, bring a friend or make a new one at the workshop.

$35, 2 p.m. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Boylston St., Boston,

Monday, February 13

Heart Stand: Celebrate healthy relationships and bodies with a hatha yoga class, a touch workshop with a massage therapist, a talk on intersectional feminism, and a dance party. It all raises money for, an organization aimed at stopping violence against women and girls.

$40, 6 p.m. Brooklyn Boulders, 12A Tyler St., Somerville,


Studio 52. Photo provided.

Tuesday, February 14

First Yoga, Then Chocolate: Open your heart during a candlelit yoga flow, then celebrate what Valentine’s Day is really about: champagne and chocolate.

$30, 6 p.m. Studio 52, 52 Province St., Boston,

F*ck Love Party: Pass on the pizza and bring on the empowerment. This cardio dance class will be co-taught by two 305 Fitness instructors, and will be set to a soundtrack of your favorite diva anthems.

$26, 7:30 p.m. Boston Sports Clubs Studio, 699 Boylston St., Boston,

Saturday, February 18

Cupid’s Undie Run: Strip down to your tighty-whities for this mile-ish run through the streets. The money raised at this cheeky run goes to the Children’s Tumor Foundation and neurofibromatosis research.

$35, 12 p.m. House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston,