23 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Get active with a scavenger hunt, self-care workshop, Olympian workout, and more.

Sara DiVello at the BPM/Photo courtesy of the Trustees

Monday, May 15

American Red Cross Blood Drive: Save a life while you do your grocery shopping. Whole Foods and the American Red Cross are partnering on this blood drive.

Free, 1 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 51 Austin St., Charlestown, redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, May 16

Fitbit Local Scavenger Hunt: After splitting into teams, you and your group will have 45 minutes to walk, run, and sprint your way through a scavenger hunt. If you stick around, you could win a Fitbit.

Free, 6 p.m. Boston Common, Beacon St. and Charles St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Barre3 at Reebok: This 45-minute workout promises muscle burn and an elevated heart rate. Just bring your yoga mat and a water bottle.

$10, 6:30 p.m. Reebok, 655 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.


BollyX/Photo provided

Wednesday, May 17

BPS Wellness Summit: Boston Public Schools will showcase how it’s improving student health and wellness, while attendees enjoy physical activities and a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Free, 8 a.m. Kroc Corps Community Center, 650 Dudley St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Becoming Baby Ready: Join us, Tufts Medical Center, and a panel of experts for a discussion on preparing your mind, body, and lifestyle for an addition to the family. There will be plenty of refreshments for attendees.

Free, 6 p.m. Catalyst, 300 Technology Square, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Public Body Kickoff: The sun’s back, and so is Public Body. Celebrate the season with a free cardio, conditioning, and strength-training workout.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Heartbreak Hill Running Company, 652 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com

BollyX Cardio: Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE) is hosting this cardio dance workout, which lets you sweat it out to Bollywood hits.

$15, 7 p.m. Impact Hub, 50 Milk St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Thursday, May 18

Gold Medal Bootcamp: Work out with and get inspired by DeeDee Trotter, a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Eliza Shirazi, of Kick It by Eliza, will lead a warmup, then Trotter will lead a track-inspired workout.

Free, 6 p.m. Boston Common, 139 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Om the Run: YogaWorks and Marathon Sports are teaming up for a six-week yoga and running series. After a 30-minute run, the group will head back to Marathon Sports Wellesley for an hour of yoga.

$20/session or $105/series, Thursdays, 6 p.m. Marathon Sports, 255 Washington St., Wellesley, yogaworks.com.

B/Spoke / Photo provided

Friday, May 19

Charity Ride for Michael J. Fox Foundation: Clip in and ride hard during this 45-minute cycling class at B/Spoke. There will be champagne and snacks post-pedaling, and proceeds go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

$35, 7:30 p.m. B/Spoke Studios, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Saturday, May 20


Bottoms Up Yoga: Sweat your way through a yoga class at Chelsea’s Mystic Brewery, then stick around for a cool beer. Beverages cost extra.

$10, 9:30 a.m. Mystic Brewery, 174 Williams St., Chelsea, eventbrite.com.

Yoga & Mimosas: Coppersmith is kicking off a five-month series today. One Saturday a month, come for an hour-long yoga class, then enjoy mimosas and Sweetgreen vouchers.

$30, 9:30 a.m. Coppersmith, 40 West 3rd St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Beauty Brunch: Join health coach Jennifer Hanway for an educational (and delicious) morning. She’ll teach you how to make healthy meals, and discuss the latest health food trends.

$20, 10 a.m. Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Brewery Yoga: Stretch and strengthen your muscles during an hour-long vinyasa yoga class, then stay for two five-ounce pours at Dorchester Brewing Company.

$20, 10:15 a.m. Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Brunch Fit Flywheel or Flybarre: Pick your poison—Flywheel or Flybarre—and start your weekend with a killer workout. Then, recover with mimosas and brunch at Dillon’s.

$39, 10:30 a.m. Flywheel Sports, 800 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Bike Bus Charity Ride: Hop into the Bike Bus, a converted city bus that holds a fleet of stationary bikes. Proceeds from the class go to the Special Olympics, and you can enjoy brunch and coffee after the workout.

$30, 11:30 a.m. Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Pan-Mass Challenge B/Spoke Fundraiser: This hour-long B/Spoke workout helps fundraise for another healthy event: the Pan-Mass Challenge, a two day, 190-mile bike ride that benefits the Jimmy Fund.

$22+, 2 p.m. B/Spoke Studios, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Self Care Sunday / Photo by The Trustees

Sunday, May 21

Pan-Mass Challenge Yoga Fundraiser: First, turn stress into sweat with a 60-minute flow. Then, kick back with a beer, all while raising money for the Pan-Mass Challenge’s fight against cancer.

$30, 9:45 a.m. American Fresh Brewhouse Beer Garden, 301 Canal St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Brunch Fit with Reebok CrossFit: Try your hand at CrossFit Back Bay’s WOD, then finish strong with a full brunch and mimosa from Post 390.

$39, 11 a.m. Reeebok CrossFit Back Bay, 31 Saint James Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Sunday Self-Care: Learn how to use mindfulness and meditation to tune in, de-stress, and be present during a gentle yoga class and guided meditation. Treats from the Boston Public Market will be on hand.

$40, 1 p.m. The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Spin & Sip: This 45-minute class, complete with complimentary mimosas, raises money for Community Research Initiative’s team in Harbor to the Bay, a bike ride that raises funds for AIDS organizations in the Boston area.

$33, 2 p.m. B/Spoke Studios, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Orangetheory Fitness for American Cancer Society: Orangetheory Fitness is teaming up with the American Cancer Society for an ambitious fundraiser. Choose among numerous Massachusetts studios where you can sweat for a good cause.

$30, various times. Various locations, acsevents.org.