Healthy Events

11 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week

A group run to Sweetgreen, a martial arts defensive workshop, a yoga class followed by a brunch, and more.


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Charles River Running Club / Photo provided by Charlotte Walsh

Monday, April 2

Relax and Recharge Yoga: New to yoga and unsure where to begin? Learn basic poses and improve your flexibility at this free yoga class, hosted by the Harvard Ed Portal. Absolutely no yoga experience is required, and the class will also offer tips on how to manage stress.

Free, 6:30 p.m., Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, April 3

Martial Arts & Self Defense Workshop: Hosted by black-belt instructor Igor Kaplansky, exercise while learning self-defense at this invigorating workshop. There will be beverages, hors d’oeuvres and a discussion on the philosophy behind martial arts in addition to the exercise workshop.

$30, 6:30 p.m., Stanford Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont St., Boston, ivy.com.

Wednesday, April 4

Fit + Fabulous Fitness Serious – BODYCOMBAT:  Join in on the Fit + Fabulous Fitness Series with their free April 4 BODYCOMBAT class, a martial-arts inspired class partnered with the Cambridge Athletic Club. Bring your own mat to the class. Registration is recommended, and refreshments will be provided afterward by Hydralyte.

Free, 6 p.m., CambridgeSide, 100 CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge, eventbrite.com

Thursday, April 5

Sweetgreen Run With Thursday Strong:  A free group run, followed by a free dinner at Sweetgreen? It’s not too good to be true. This run will be led by Charles River Running Company, beginning at the Running Company storefront and ending at Sweetgreen Legacy Place, where salads will be provided. Runs are either 3 or 5 miles.

Free, 7 p.m., sweetgreen, 244 Legacy Place, Dedham, Mass., facebook.com

Friday, April 6

Heated Barre – Rihanna vs. Jason Derulo: Head to Studio U on Commonwealth Ave. for this monthly series, with this month’s special as a heated barre class. Tone your body to the tunes of pop artists Rihanna and Jason Derulo, all while sweating in the heated studio.

$20, 5 p.m., Studio U, 1065 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, mindbodyonline.com

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Yoga and brunch with The Point East Boston / Photo provided by Angela D’Amore

Saturday, April 7

Yoga & Brunch: Hosted by The Point East Boston Barre & Yoga, join the studio in a field trip to the Chelsea Station Restaurant Bar & Lounge for a morning of vinyasa yoga flow, followed by a brunch at the restaurant. Brunch comes with a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary.

$40, Chelsea Station Restaurant Bar & Lounge, 105 Everett Ave., Chelsea, Mass., mindbodyonline.com.

Namaste and Noms: When you participate in this yoga class at Longfellows in Cambridge, yogis finish the class by providing a 10 percent off coupon at the cafe.

$15, 9:30 a.m., Longfellows, 284 Broadway, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Sunday, April 8

Whiskey & Yoga: Join Amella Brown from Core Power Yoga for an hour-long class at GrandTen Distilling. The class will be set to music, and every level of experienced yogi is invited. Afterwards, there will be a complimentary cocktail available at the bar.

$25, 11 a.m., GrandTen Distilling, 383 Dorchester Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

’90s Themed Barre Class: Make sure to arrive at this barre class with plenty of scrunchies and leg warmers, because this class at the Dorchester Brewing Company is set to ’90s favorites such as NSYNC and Backstreet Boys. Tickets come with two 5 oz beers following the class.

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

Yoga For Athletes: Designed especially for athletes, join the Boston Marathon Adidas Runbase for a class that aims to balance overworked muscles. The class is free and open to all levels of yoga experience, with BYOM (bring your own mat) encouraged.

Free, 6:30 p.m., Boston Marathon Adidas Runbase, 855 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com