Healthy Events

7 Healthy Things To Do This Week Around Boston

A heavy metal yoga class, a practice run on the Midnight Marathon bike ride, and more.

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Monday, March 26

Barre Rave: This Barre class, set to upbeat music in a dark room surrounded in black lights, is recommended for everyone, regardless if you’ve ever stepped foot in a Barre studio before. Located at the Studio U on Commonwealth Ave., the studio will also supply glowsticks and workout mats.

$20, 7:15 p.m., Studio U, 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston,

Tuesday, March 27

Metal Yoga Class: If you think yoga is too quiet, let this class change your mind. Hosted by Black Widow Yoga, a “metalsana” yoga studio based out of Salem, this hour-long yoga class will be set to heavy metal music, making it perfect for those who want to rock out and flow at the same time.

$17, 6:30 p.m., ONCE Ballroom, 156 Highland Ave., Somerville,

Wednesday, March 28

Hip Hop Yoga: Join YogaWork’s instructor Anne Patrick for a free yoga class set to fun hip hop music by DJ Sprino. Following the class, there will be a private shopping event at the New Balance store, with items marked 20% off.

Free, 6 p.m., New Balance Flagship, 140 Guest St., Brighton,

Go Further With Food: Hosted by the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts MC, celebrate National Nutrition Month with a talk about the four S’s of food: sugar, superfoods, sustainability and service. The talk is free, but non-perishable food donations are recommended and will be given to the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Free, 11 a.m., Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St., Boston,

Friday, March 30

Rockin’ Vinyasa: Join Black Crow Yoga for a special night of Rockin’ Vinyasa, a revived version of the class traditionally taught at Mystic Fitness Hot Yoga Studio in Framinghman, Mass. Sweat for an hour of Vinyasa flow yog while listening to contemporary rock music.

$16, 7 p.m., Black Crow Yoga, 201 Broadway, Arlington,

Saturday, March 31

Practice Midnight Marathon Bike Ride: Planning on doing the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride on April 15, or just curious to see if you could handle a marathon ride? Join the CommonWheels Bicycle Collective, a non-profit co-op for bike lovers, for a free practice ride through the marathon course.

Free, 10 a.m. Cassidy Playground Parking Lot, 380 Chestnut Hill Ave., Boston,

Sunday, April 1

Pilates in a Hammock: Yep, you read that right. Join SWET Studio for an aerial fitness class, which is designed to help you burn more calories than normal strength training. On Sunday, SWET will offer a Pilates aerial class, where guests practice traditional pilates while training in a silk hammock.

$30, 1:30 p.m., SWET Studio, 480 Tremont St., Boston,