16 Healthy Things to Do This Week

There's a yoga rave, a fitness festival on Spectacle Island, and more.

Bron Volney

Bron Volney/photo provided

Monday, August 21

BronCore Bootcamp: Fitness instructor Bron Volney is teaching a bootcamp class at the Reebok showroom in the Back Bay. Admission includes treats from Muscle Milk and a 25 percent shopping discount.

$20, 6 p.m. Reebok, 135 Newbury St., Boston, broncorefitness.com.

Yoga with Essential Oils: Integrating essential oils into your yoga routine can help bust stress and deepen your practice. Learn how to use them on your mat at this Akasha Yoga workshop.

$30, 7:30 p.m. Akasha Studio, 20 Birch St., Roslindale, akashastudiojp.com.

Tuesday, August 22

Free Starr Barre: Help one of Starr Yoga’s barre-instructors-in-training get more practice while you enjoy a free class. It’s a win-win.

Free, 11 a.m. Starr Yoga, 339 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale, starrlifestudios.com.

Wednesday, August 23

Free Outdoor Spin: Rev’d is hosting a variety of free outdoor Spin classes at Hingham’s Derby Street Shoppes. Morning and evening classes will take place from August 23 through 25.

Free, various times. Derby Street Shoppes, 98 Derby St., Hingham, eventbrite.com.

Yoga Lunch Break: Step away from your desk for a rejuvenating one-hour class with an instructor from Down Under School of Yoga. All participants will get a free class at Down Under.

Free, 12 p.m. The Coop at Hatch Fenway, 401 Park Drive, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Herb Walk: Learn about the healing properties of local plants as you stroll through the Boston Food Forest. You’ll also learn how to harvest different flowers, leaves, roots, and berries.

Suggested $10+ donation, 6 p.m. Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill St., Mattapan, facebook.com. 

Thursday, August 24

Yoga Around Town on the Greenway: Soak in the summer air with an outdoor yoga class on the Greenway. After class, stay for a party at Central Wharf Co.

$15, 6:30 p.m. Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, High Street at Atlantic Avenue, Boston, yogaaroundtown.com.

Friday, August 25

Yoga Rave: This is not your average yoga class. You’ll move and groove to funk, pop, and electronic music in a flow experience like no other. The event is free for Life Time members.

$20, 7 p.m. Life Time Athletic, 300 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, eventbrite.com. 

CorePower Yoga

CorePower Yoga/Photo provided

Saturday, August 26

Brunch Fit Block Party: Break in FitRow, the new fitness complex at Assembly Row, at this event. Choose among workouts at Club Pilates, Title Boxing, Orangetheory Fitness, or Barre N9ne, then refuel with brunch at Earl’s.

$39, 11 a.m. FitRow, Assembly Row, Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Blood, Sweat, and Beers: Support Home Base and Operation: Heal our Heroes at this indoor cycling class. The ticket includes food and drinks at Market.

$25, 12:30 p.m. Turnstyle, 310 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Bend and Blend: Step up your smoothie game at this Acorn Yoga event. After a gentle yoga flow, you’ll sample three types of smoothies—green, meal replacement, and dessert—and leave with five smoothie recipes.

$20, 2 p.m. Acorn Yoga, 576 Washington St., Brighton, eventbrite.com. 

CorePower Yoga Summer Sampler: Over the course of 90 minutes, you’ll try out three different CorePower Yoga classes—Hot Power Fusion, CorePower level two, and Yoga Sculpt—and enjoy an extended savasana. Donations are requested, and will benefit the Red Sox Foundation.

Suggested $10+ donation, 3 p.m. CorePower Yoga, 200 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, facebook.com.

Photo by Alex Zhitnik

Sunday, August 27

Everything Tomato: There’s no better way to celebrate peak tomato season than learning to make dishes that showcase this summer favorite.

$15 per family, 12:30 p.m. Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson St., Lowell, eventbrite.com.

Cambridge Sweat Crawl: Cycle, barre, yoga, party. There are two “crawl routes” you can choose from, but both include mini classes at Prana Yoga, Barre & Soul, and the Handle Bar, and end at a nearby restaurant. The price includes a $15 Sweetgreen voucher.

$35, 12:30 p.m. Various locations, Cambridge, eventbrite.com. 

Zumba and Beer: Crack open a couple of cold ones after dancing the morning away. The ticket price includes Zumba class and two beers.

$18, 10:30 a.m. Polish American Citizens Club, 82 Boston St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Sexy Summit 2017: Get moving on Spectacle Island with Public Body creator Chad Flahive and Heartbreak Hill Running Company founder Dan Fitzgerald. There will be various seaside workouts offered throughout the day, including total body workouts, hill runs, and more.

$40, 10:15 a.m. Spectacle Island, Boston, eventbrite.com.