10 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week
Rooftop yoga, an Esplanade 5k, and more.
Monday, May 14
Dragon Boat Team Water Training: What better way to stay in shape during the summer than being on the water paddling in a dragon boat? No prior experience necessary and your first two training sessions are only $10. No need to bring any additional equipment, just make sure you’re wearing comfortable workout clothes.
$10, 5:45 p.m.- 7:45 p.m., Smith & Wollensky, 294 Congress St., Boston, meetup.com.
Tuesday, May 15
AntiGravity Aerial Yoga: Relax in a suspended cocooned hammock to help regulate breath and free the mind. This meditation style practice will help in recovery and allows the mind to become focused when out training.
$30, 7:30- 8:30 p.m., Swet Studio, 480 Tremont St., Boston, swetstudio.com.
Wednesday, May 16
Athletes for Equality Yoga Class: Support the Human Rights Campaign NYC Marathon fundraising team with a 75-minute vinyasa style yoga class. Bring your own mat and enjoy complimentary treats after class.
$30, 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., The Green Room, 62 Bow St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, May 17
Bootcamp at Joe Moakley Park: Join Laura Greichen for a full-body bootcamp class that includes bleachers, beach work, circuits, running, and intervals. No class is ever the same, and all fitness levels are welcome.
$12, 6 a.m.-7 a.m., Joe Moakley Park, Saunders Stadium, 450 Old Colony Ave., South Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, May 18
Bike to Work Day Festival: Before you head to work on two-wheels, swing by City Hall Plaza (with or without a convoy of fellow bikers) to enjoy free breakfast and a bike expo. To be eligible for a t-shirt, be sure to register.
Free, 6:45 a.m.-9 a.m., Boston City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston, facebook.com.
Saturday, May 19
Rooftop yoga: Practice Shavasana while lying on the rooftop of Revere Hotel. Join Yogatini on Saturday morning for a vinyasa flow followed by cocktails from Ghost Tequila. Guests are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early and to bring your own mat.
$40, space is limited, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Revere Hotel Boston Common, 200 Stuart St., Boston, yogatini.guru.
Spring Yoga Brewha at Aeronaut Brewery: Enjoy an all-levels vinyasa flow followed by your favorite Aeronaut brew. Registration will include the class and one beer.
$30, 10:45 a.m.- 12:45 a.m., Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Adidas Boost Boston Games: This inaugural event will take place on Saturday and Sunday promoting the sport of track and field. Children are encouraged to compete in sprinting, hurdling, and jumping events at Copley Square. There will be special competitions for select age groups and the first 500 hundred registered children will receive free adidas swag. On Sunday, children will have the opportunity to meet and interact with Olympic and Professional athletes.
Free, May 19 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and May 20 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Copley Square, 560 Boylston St., Boston, adidasboostboston.com.
Sunday, May 20
Esplanade 5K: As if you needed another reason to get out for a run this weekend…come out and run with a thousand of your closest friends along one of the most iconic routes in the city. All proceeds from the race will go directly to support the work of the Esplanade Association to sustain its natural green space.
$45, 9 a.m., Fiedler Field, 47 Mugar Way, Boston, register.locoraces.com.
Taproom Yoga: Join Core Power Yoga at Night Shift Brewing for yoga in the taproom. Admission fee covers the class and a beer afterwards. Also enjoy Brato Brewhouse and Kitchen when the Taproom opens at 11 a.m.
$10, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Night Shift Brewing, 87 Santilli Highway, Everett, eventbrite.com.