12 Healthy Things to Do This Week
Monday, August 28
Barre Rave: Studio U is bringing the party to the barre with this black-lit barre class. You wear light clothes, they’ll supply the glow sticks.
$20, 7 p.m. Studio U, 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, studiouboston.com.
Charity Flow for UNICEF: Proceeds from this yoga class at the Langham will benefit UNICEF. As a reward for your good deed, stick around after class for snacks and drinks.
$25, 7 p.m. The Langham, 250 Franklin St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Tuesday, August 29
New England Revolution Soccer Clinic: Kids still on summer break? Bring them to the Esplanade for a soccer skills clinic and demonstration with players and coaches from the New England Revolution. It’s geared toward kids ages six through 17.
Free, 3 p.m. Teddy Ebersol Field, Charles River Esplanade, Embankment Road, Boston, facebook.com.
Revere Hotel Rooftop Yoga: Exhale instructor Chrissy Snyder is teaching a rooftop flow at the Revere Hotel. It’s the perfect way to wind down from your work day.
$25, 5:15 p.m. Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart St., Boston, exhalespa.com.
Ladies of Equinox: Three of Equinox’ top trainers—Ali Baldassare, Lauren Hefez, and Jennifer Phelan—will whip you into shape with a free fusion workout at Faneuil Hall.
Free, 6:30 p.m. Faneuil Hall, Boston, facebook.com.
Wednesday, August 30
Back to School Day: The East Boston Farmers’ Market will send the little ones back to school in style with free backpacks and apples, a storyteller, arts and crafts, and a family yoga class.
Free, 3 p.m. Lewis Mall, Boston, facebook.com.
Thursday, August 31
Sparkling and Savasana: Flow through a complimentary rooftop yoga class at the Taj Hotel, then stay for the launch of Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water. There will also be plenty of post-workout snacks and giveaways.
Free, 6 p.m. Taj Hotel, 15 Arlington St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Back to the ’90s 5K: Sweat through a 5K along the river, then relax with a barbecue and live music from a ’90s cover band. Your registration benefits the Acumen Fund, a group that invests in people and organizations working to end poverty.
$50, 6:30 p.m. American Legion, 5 Greenough Blvd., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Friday, September 1
Medford and Malden River Walk: Start Labor Day Weekend in the great outdoors. The East Coast Greenway Alliance is hosting a three-mile group walk along the Wellington Greenway, ending with a brewery social at Idle Hands.
Free, 5 p.m. Public Boat Launch, Wellington Greenway, Constitution Way, Medford, greenway.org.
Saturday, September 2
Bike to the Beach: Choose between a 50-mile bike ride from Boston University to Woonsocket, Rhode Island, or a 100-mile journey to Newport. Both rides benefit Autism Speaks.
$75+, plus fundraising minimum, 5 a.m. Boston University, 1 Silber Way, Boston, biketothebeach.org.
Yoga in the Gallery: Experience art in a new way with this gentle yoga class at Chase Young Gallery. After class, browse the gallery and enjoy light refreshments.
$25, 10 a.m. Chase Young Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Sunday, September 3
Bottoms Up Yoga: Flow through an all-levels vinyasa yoga class, then stay for beers at Mystic Brewery in Chelsea. Bottoms up, in more ways than one.
$10, 10:30 a.m. Mystic Brewery, 174 Williams St., Chelsea, eventbrite.com.