17 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week

Hip hop yoga at Harpoon Brewery, 31st Annual Bike-A-Thon, and more.

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SUP Yoga photo provided/Harpoon yoga photo provided/Bike-A-Thon photo credit Donrick Pond


Yoga at Lincoln Tavern: Unwind from the Monday workflow with a yoga flow at Lincoln Tavern, followed by a complimentary pint and snacks. Be sure to bring your own mat.

$20, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Lincoln Tavern, 425 W Broadway, Boston, facebook.com 


Patagonia Yoga: Head to Newbury Street after hours for this free yoga class hosted by YogaHub Founder and CEO Ali Singer. Open to all ability levels.  

Free, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Patagonia Boston, 346 Newbury St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com

15 Minutes to Happy Healthy Kids: Bring your children to this two hour workshop and learn how to boost the social and emotional wellbeing of your kiddos in as little as 15 minutes a day. Leave with your own deck of Magick Yoga Cards, breathing exercises, yoga games, and specially designed mandalas. Bring your own yoga mat, water bottle, and dress comfortably.

$50 adult, $15 child, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Arlington Dance Place, 182 Broadway, Arlington, eventbrite.com


Hip Hop Yoga at Harpoon: Get down to some hip hop beats from DJ Sprino in the Harpoon tap room with Meghan Rozanski Brundage from YogaWorks and 400 other yogis. Afterwards, the Beer Hall will be open for post-yoga pints. A ticket gets you into the yoga class and is good for one beer and pretzel token. Bring your own mat.

$40, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston, hiphopyogaharpoon.splashthat.com

Sunset SUP Yoga: Test your balance and avoid toppling into the bay with yoga on stand up paddle boards (SUPs). SUP Yo summer classes start this week and you can catch them every Wednesday and Saturday. Sign up fast, because classes are limited to eight participants.

$40 standard ticket, $30 bring your own equipment, Fort Point Pier, 45 Binford St., sup-yo.com

Free Guided Tour on the Esplanade: Hear the countless stories behind the riverside path while you stroll along the Esplanade. If you can’t make this one, catch one of the seven other opportunities now through September.

Free, 6 p.m., Community Boating Incorporated, 21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, esplanadeassociation.org


Free Summer Yoga at Frog Pond: Free yoga is back every Thursday until September with a 75-minute yoga flow in the Common next to Frog Pond.

Free, 6 p.m.-7:15 p.m., Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston, facebook.com.      

Rooftop Yoga at Coppersmith: Take your down dogs to the roof of Coppersmith for this yoga series every Thursday hosted by East Side Yoga & Fitness Studio.

$10 cash, 7:15 a.m.-8 a.m., Coppersmith, 40 W 3rd St., Boston, facebook.com 


Grounded and Glowing: Yoga and a facial, what more could a girl (or guy) ask for?! Join Mary Cicc for an hour long vinyasa flow, followed by a quick introduction to Rodan + Field’s skincare line. One breakfast beverage at Loretta’s and mini-facial are included in the ticket price.

$16.62, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Loretta’s Last Call, 1 Lansdowne St., Boston, facebook.com  

Outdoor Bootcamp: Join Athleta, Cava, and Healthworks for a total body conditioning, high-intensity interval workout in the park. Partake in a ‘Be Here’ mindfulness moment at the end to cool down and take a couple minutes to meditate with some yoga poses.

$10, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Eliot Norton Park, Tremont St., Boston, gosesh.co

Living Wellness without Obsession: Enjoy juices and treats from Juicy Greens while listening to the stories of Brittany Sousa and Michelle Kuda about their success in creating a positive relationship with their bodies, food, exercise, and overall wellbeing. Bring home a goodie bag with items from Primal Kitchen, Cafe Nero, and many more.

$35, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Juicy Greens Boston, 61 South St., Jamaica Plain, eventbrite.com

’80s Yoga Jam: Join Health Yoga Life and Marni Prince for a 90-minute, all levels vinyasa flow set to ’80s hit music. Dress up in your favorite garb from the era (or don’t, it’s not required) and get ready to dance.

$25, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Health Yoga Life, 181 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 3, Cambridge, eventbrite.com

Celebrate Global Wellness Day: Head to the Spa at Mandarin Oriental for two complimentary wellness-inspired activities, starting with a two mile group run/walk around Boston Common, followed by a 50-minute yoga class. Raffle prizes will be available and reservations are required.

Free, email mobos-spa@mohg.com to RSVP, group run at 9 a.m. and yoga at 10:30 a.m., Spa at Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St., Boston, mandarinoriental.com


Spin for a Cause ’80s Theme: Raise money for this years’ Pan Mass Challenge ride from Boston to Provincetown with Meg Fox at Cyc Fitness Boston. Spin for a cause to some groovy ’80s music.

$35, 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m., Cyc Fitness Boston, 699 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com

31st Annual Bike-A-Thon: Join 700 other riders and volunteers for one of the largest community gathering and fundraiser events of the year. All fundraising goes directly to helping Bikes Not Bombs’ programs. Register for one of four routes: 10, 30, 50, or 100 miles. Each one starts near the Stony Brook T Station on the Orange Line and all adult riders are asked to fundraise at least $150. Youth riders are asked to raise $75.

Fundraising requirements, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 100 Boylston St., Boston, bikesnotbombs.org

El Pelón 5K and Taco Mile: Race around Chestnut Hill Reservoir for a 5k road race or run the one mile race to win a dozen tacos from El Pelón.

$36 5k, $21 taco mile, 7:15 a.m.-9:50 a.m., number pick up at Marathon Sports, 1638 Beacon St., Brookline. Race starts on the Beacon Street side of the reservoir path, 355 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, bostonroadrunners.org

Brunch Fit: Enjoy a 50-minute barre class taught by Simply Barre and then stick around for brunch and complimentary Michelob Ultra or mimosas at the Punk & Poet.

$44, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Punk & Poet, 658 East Broadway, Boston, facebook.com