9 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week

A Freedom Flag 5k, the Summer Sweat Crawl at the Street, and more.

Freedom Flag 5k

Freedom Flag 5k/Photo credit John Collins Photography


Barre to Bar for Find the Cause: Connect your workout to a good cause with Professionals for Prevention Society at a barre class from Simply Barre Southie, then head to Lion’s Tail Boston to celebrate the night.

$20, barre from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., post-class bar celebration follows, Simply Barre Southie, 120 West Broadway, Boston, findthecausebreastcancerfoundation.salsalabs.org.  


Test Ride the New Boosted Boards: Come see what the new Boosted boards—electric long boards—are all about. Just don’t wipe out. The Boosted team will be handing out swag until it’s gone. Only people 16 years old and older are able to ride.

Free, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, Boston, facebook.com

Fit + Fabulous Outdoor Series: CambridgeSide’s summer series features Sweat Fixxx this week with its Sculpt Fixxx class, meant as the perfect complement to the studio’s rowing classes, as a way to improve muscle mass. The class is free, but limited space is available.

Free, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CambridgeSide, 100 CambridgeSide Place, Canal Park, Cambridge, eventbrite.com


Luxe Run Club with Phitkitties: Luxe Leisure is closing out their June wellness series with a free run by K + Meags of @Phitkitties. Afterwards, head to the store for light refreshments and 15 percent off any purchase.

Free, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Luxe Leisure, 553 East Broadway, Boston, eventbrite.com

Run Yoga Summer Jam: Join the RunYoga crew for a night of wellness starting with a 3 or 4 mile run around the Charles River followed by a yoga class tailored to runners led by Cara Gilman and set to a live DJ. Samples of Health Warrior and Sweetgreen will be provided at the end.

$20, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Motion Stretch Boston, 349 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com


Rock Spot Climbing Yoga: You don’t need to be a member of Rock Spot to join them for a yoga class tailored to climbers. While you’re there, maybe get a few rounds of climbing in before or after the class.

$12, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., 30 Old Colony Ave., South Boston, rockspotclimbing.com


Gentle Yoga with Sara DiVello: Start your weekend on a gentle note with Sara as she leads you through a yoga practice in the sunny showroom at Room & Board. After the class refreshments will be provided by Hint water.

Free, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Room & Board, 375 Newbury St., Boston, roomandboard.com

Summer Sweat Crawl at The Street: Get a taste of three different classes including Barry’s Bootcamp, Yogaworks, and BTone fitness as you make your way down the Street for 20-30 minute classes at each studio. At the end of the sweat crawl enjoy Tender Greens, Juice Press, and more.

$40, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., lululemon, 55 Boylston St., Newton, eventbrite.com


Freedom Flag 5k on The Charles: Start your Fourth of July festivities a little early with this 5k on The Charles. All participants are asked to wear a red shirt and to pre-register, as pre-registered participants will receive a 4×6 American flag to carry during the race. This is an informal fun run, so roads will not be shut down.

$25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Christian a Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, runsignup.com.  

Sweat Fixxx

Fit + Fabulous Series