11 Healthy Things to Do in Boston This Week

This week take a free bar-less Barre class hosted by Healthworks, join Pilates with Purpose on the Greenway, take a free spin class at Upbeat Cycling, and more.


Yoga in the Park / Image provided


Harbor Fitness: Come for a total body strength and conditioning workout, stay for the community and lifelong connections. Join InnerCity Weightlifting, whether you’re looking to learn about exercise or if you’re a pro, for an outdoor fitness series every Monday completely tailored to you.

Free, 6 p.m., Boston Harbor Area, contact InnerCity Weightlifting at schedule@innercityweightlifting.org for location, eventbrite.com


M Street Beach Workout: Jump start your day with some sand, salt water, and a free workout. The hour-long workout will focus on tactical training. And the best part? You can take a dip in the ocean when you’re finished.

Free, 6 a.m.-7 a.m., M Street Beach, South Boston, facebook.com


Boy Band Barre: Healthworks and Republic Fitness are hosting free fitness events all summer long. This week, join them at Coolidge Park for a barre-less Barre class with ballet-inspired exercises done standing or sitting to improve posture, strengthen muscles, and help you feel more graceful. Bring your own mat or beach towel.

Free, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m., Coolidge Park, Brookline, eventbrite.com.  

Stadium Stampede: Raise money for Positive Coaching Alliance, a national nonprofit on a mission to develop better athletes and better people through sports, by registering for a stair climbing and on-field workout at Harvard Stadium. Stick around afterwards for burritos, chips, and salsa.

$20-$25, 6 p.m., Harvard Stadium, 79 North Harvard St., Allston, crowdrise.com


Pilates with Purpose: Serving as a networking opportunity for women in Boston to meet new people, have fun, and get moving, PwP will host a Pilates-cardio fusion class on the Greenway. The class is free but donations to the Greenway are encouraged. Head to Trillium after and grab yourself a cold beer.

Free, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Rowes Wharf Park, Atlantic Ave. and High St., Boston, eventbrite.com


Good Doobies Free Spin Class: Check out this new spin, TRX, pilates, and yoga studio in Arlington for a free cycling class. The class is part of the studio’s Up4Impact social responsibility program and is a way to say thank you to anyone raising money for charity.

Free, 6:30 p.m., 6 Schouler Court, Arlington, upbeatcycling.com


Group Bike Ride to the Neponset Riverfest: Head to the Neponset Riverfest on bikes, where you can picnic, play in the splash pad, and kayak. The ride will be a leisurely 10-mile round-trip ride on a dedicated bike path.

Free, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1015 Truman Pkwy, Hyde Park, facebook.com 

Get Ready to Trail Run: Learn all there is to know about trail running, meet fellow runners, and stock up on equipment at REI this weekend. There will also be mini clinics and giveaways, and running vendors will be on site answering questions about gear, training, and local places to run.

Free, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Boston REI, 401 Park Dr., Boston, rei.com

GORUCK Constellation: Get ready for the ultimate test of survival with this scenario-driven event led by GORUCK’s Special Forces Cadre. Your small group will complete tasks and move through checkpoints during this 12-hour urban survival training as you learn how to plan and prepare for chaos.

$195, July 14 6 p.m.-July 15 6 a.m., RX Strength Training, 50 Tufts St., Somerville, goruck.com


Free Yoga in the Park: Coolidge Yoga is hosting free yoga every Sunday in the park in both the South End and Brookline this summer. The classes are open to all levels, but be sure to bring your own yoga mat.

Free, 8 a.m.-9 a.m., Winthrop Park, St. Paul St. and Freeman St., Brookline, Blackstone Square Park, Shawmut Ave. and E. Newton St., Boston, coolidgeyoga.com, sadhanaboston.com

Zumba and Beer: Dance at the brewery and cool off afterwards with two five-ounce pints. Bring a towel and wear loose, breathable clothing. No fitness experience is needed.

$20, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com

Upbeat Cycling

Upbeat Cycling / Photo credit Upbeat Cycling