11 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Dance in the streets of Cambridge, take metal yoga, and more.


Monday, June 26

Lessons from the Race Across America: Join eight cyclists just days after they finish their 12-state race from California to Maryland. They’ll talk about their experience, and a team of scientists will discuss the health and science data gathered during the adventure.

Free, 6 p.m. Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, eventbrite.com. 

Tuesday, June 27

Redefining Fit: Listen to a panel of “fitrepreneurs” talk about how they’re changing the fitness landscape in Boston. Speakers include representatives from B/Spoke, Xtend Barre, Vitalfit Nutrition, and more.

$10, 7 p.m. Reebok, 655 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, June 28

Ultimate Hoops: Remember former Celtic Brian Scalbrine? He’s offering a teen basketball clinic at Life Time Athletic in Westwood, so you can live vicariously through your young athlete.

$100, 10 a.m. Life Time Athletic, 44 Harvard St. Westwood, uhlife.com.

From Stressed to Savasana: Combat work-related stress in this hour-long yoga class for all levels.

Free, 6 p.m. WeWork, 745 Atlantic Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Thursday, June 29

Clean Eating on a Budget/photo provided

Clean Eating on a Budget: Lean how to prepare healthy and delicious meals on a budget at the Boston Public Market Kitchen. Health coach Jenny Hanway will lead the session.

$20, 5:30 p.m. The Kitchen, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

HIIT the Dance Floor: This event has it all: a HIIT workout led by Cara Scinto, a Zumba routine led by Chelsea Durante, beats from DJ Laura Ingalls, and snacks from Juice Press. Did we mention it’s only $5?

$5, 6:30 p.m. New Balance, 140 Guest St., Boston, movewith.com. 

Friday, June 30

Exploring the Chakras: This Coolidge Corner Yoga workshop will help you tap into your chakras—or energetic centers—using yoga, guided discussion, breathing exercises, and meditation. Sign up for the whole seven-class series, or drop in.

$225 for entire series, 6:30 p.m.. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon St., Brookline, coolidgeyoga.com.

Herbal First Aid: This workshop led by a veteran herbalist will discuss simple herbal remedies that you can add to your first aid kit.

$15, 7 p.m. Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Cambridge City Dance Party: Dance in the streets with thousands of Cambridge residents and community members. A DJ will provide beats to get you moving.

Free, 7 p.m. Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, facebook.com.

Saturday, July 1

Free Kick It by Eliza: Try Kick It by Eliza, the popular kickboxing-inspired cardio class, for free at the Street at Chestnut Hill.

Free, 10 a.m. The Street at Chestnut Hill, 55 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, eventbrite.com.

metal yoga

Metal yoga photo provided

Sunday, July 2

Metal Yoga: Embrace your inner health goth at this metal yoga class. Fittingly, it’ll be held at the Satanic Temple of Salem.

$14, 11 a.m. Satanic Temple, 64 Bridge St., Salem, blackwidowyoga.com.