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15 Healthy Things to Do in Boston This Week

Practice some rooftop yoga at the Revere Hotel, learn how to eat with purpose at CAVA, take a CorePower class poolside at Hojoko, and more.


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Outdoor Voices photo provided / South Bay Summer Sweat photo credit Lindsay Hite / Tracksmith 5k photo provided

Monday, July 16

Zumba on the Promenade: Take a midday break to shake and shimmy to a blend of Latin and international beats with Zumba at the InterContinental Boston. All levels are welcome.

Free, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Ave., Boston, intercontinentalboston.com

Tuesday, July 17

Bootcamp by Greichen: Out on the turf field at Joe Moakley Park, bring your game face for a tough strength, cardio, and core workout with Laura Greichen. She switches up her workouts every week, so expect anything from running bleachers to HIIT intervals.

$12, 6 a.m., Joe Moakley Park, 450 Old Colony Ave., South Boston, eventbrite.com

BollyX Fitness at Faneuil Hall Marketplace: To a soundtrack straight out of South Asia, get your cardio dance routine in with instructors from this nationwide Bollywood-inspired fitness company.

Free, 6 p.m., Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 South Market Building, Boston, facebook.com

Wednesday, July 18

Sunrise Rooftop Yoga: On the rooftop of the Revere Hotel, join CorePower Yoga instructor Majesta Thorndike as she leads early risers through a Power Vinyasa class. Jump-start your metabolism in the morning to powerful music and long stretches that will start your day off right.

$15, 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m., Revere Hotel Boston Common, 200 Stuart St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Power Hour with Candice Peak: Barry’s Bootcamp and Handle Bar instructor Candice Peak will lead a full body workout at the new Outdoor Voices store in the Seaport. R.S.V.P online.

Free, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., 31 Northern Ave, Boston, outdoorvoices.com 

Thursday, July 19

Summer 5K: Hosted by Tracksmith on the Charles Esplanade, this summer 5k is on a totally flat course, and features pacers all along the route so that you can beat your personal record. Get there at 5:30 p.m. to register, and stay late for post-run snacks.

Free, 5:30 p.m., the Trackhouse, 285 Newbury St., Boston, facebook.com

Meditate&Appreciate: Join life coach and wellness blogger Casey Edward after work for a meditation session and a lesson on how to be present while eating. Learn how to be mindful about the food you’re eating while you enjoy green + grain bowls from Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant CAVA.

$15, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 669 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com

South Bay Summer Sweat: Outside on the grass at District Ave, meet Brittany McLeod for a Kick It by Eliza class, the kickboxing-inspired fitness routine that combines HIIT intervals, dance, and fun beats. After the class, stick around for treats and giveaways from nearby retailers.

Free, 6:30 p.m., District Ave. at South Bay, 8 Allstate Rd., Dorchester, bostonsouthbay.com

Saturday, July 21

Sunrise Beach Yoga: With Morgan from Daisy Face Flow, start your Saturday with the smell of the ocean and your toes in the sand. Oh—and a yoga workout for all levels of experience.

$10, 7:15 a.m.-8:15 a.m., Pleasure Bay Beach, Boston, daisyfaceflow.com 

P.E. Bootcamp: Hosted by Paige Fetzer of P.E. Fitness, this high-intensity total-body workout begins with a dynamic warm up and closes out with a mindfulness session sponsored by CAVA. Afterwards, score some free samples and merch.

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

Yoga in the Beer Garden: What better place for a Vinyasa flow than in a beer garden at Remnant Brewing Company? In the middle of Union Square in Somerville, let Andrea Savino lead you through an hour-long yoga sesh with a core challenge. Bring your dog along for the workout, or enjoy a coffee at the café when you’re finished.

$10, 9:30 a.m., 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville, eventbrite.com

Saturday Morning Zumba: With instructors from Z-spot, enjoy a classic Zumba dance class out on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Register online.

Free, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center, 191 Atlantic Ave., eventbrite.com

Sunday, July 22

Jimmy Fund 5K & Fun Run: Whether you’re ready to sprint three miles or just want to squeeze in a slow half mile jog this weekend, support the Jimmy Fund and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute while you get your legs moving. This year’s race winds through beautiful Millennium Park, and the post-run after party features craft beers from Harpoon Brewery.

$35, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 398 Gardner St., West Roxbury, jimmyfund5k.org

Soulful Sunday at Ashmont Grill: Join Boston yogi Jenna Hill at the Ashmont Grill patio for yoga followed by yummy brunch, with a complimentary mimosa.

$25, 8:30 a.m., 55 Talbot Ave., Boston, jennahillyoga.com

CorePower X Hojoko: Poolside at Boston’s best rock & roll Japan-inspired tavern, enjoy an hour and a half of CorePower yoga, and two signature cocktails.

$40, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 1271 Boylston St., Boston, hojokoboston.com