10 Healthy Things to Do Around Boston This Week

Work on your climbing technique with Brooklyn Boulders, cycle to City Hall Plaza with Tour de Fat, and more.

Tour De Fat / Photo provided


Yoga on the Farm: De-stress from a busy Monday with yoga at LexFarm’s fields led by Laura Loewy of Backcountry Yoga, which is a project that helps offer new and exciting ways to connect yogis to the great outdoors.

$15+, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Lexington Community Farm, 52 Lowell St., Lexington, lexfarmjk.wufoo.com

Lex Farm

LexFarm / Photo provided


10K Music Boot Camp Run: Get in with the Midnight Runners for a six mile boot camp run past the city’s most iconic places. Music will be playing and spaces are limited, so be sure to RSVP.

Free, Scholars Bar, 25 School St., Boston, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., facebook.com 


Outdoor Voices x Brooklyn Boulders: Improve your climbing technique, or if you don’t know how, learn, at Brooklyn Boulders with team Outdoor Voices. The intro to climbing class will take place in a small-group setting. You’ll receive advice and pointers and hopefully get to the top of a climb.

Free, 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.-7:45 p.m., Brooklyn Boulders, 12A Tyler Street, Somerville, outdoorvoices.com 


Pilates with Purpose: Last month’s event was such a hit, Pilates with Purpose is coming back to the Greenway with Kara Duval for a 45-minute pilates class followed by a chance to network and mingle with other like-minded women. Donations are encouraged for the Greg Hill Foundation.

Free, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Rowes Wharf Park, Boston, eventbrite.com 

Boston 5k Summer Series: If you haven’t checked out one of the Boston 5k Summer Series races, you have three dates left to do so. Each race starts with a Women’s 5k followed by an Open 5k at DCR’s Herter Park on Soldiers Field Road and runs along the Charles River. Then, celebrate with two free drinks, which are included in your registration fee.

$25+, 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., DCR’s Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, racemenu.com


Sacred Dance Journey for Women: Join Zola Dubnikova, ritual arts dance teacher, for a night of breath/sound work, movement, and dance to connect with the world around you.

$75, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., The Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, eventbrite.com


Burpees and Brunch: What goes better with pizza (besides beer) than burpees?! Start your Saturday with a burnout workout at CrossFit Southie, then head over to Area Four for family-style apps, a brunch entree, and a small sweet treat. Ticket price includes all food and the workout. Sounds pretty sweet to us.

$30, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., CrossFit Southie, 385 Dorchester Ave. #100, Boston, Area Four, 264 East Berkeley St., Boston, eventbrite.com 

Tour de Fat: Celebrate cycling with the Boston Bike Party at Tour de Fat, a carnival-type festival where costumes are highly encouraged. The day will start with a neighborhood convoy ride to meet in Copley. If you get to Copley before 11:30 a.m., you get free admission to the event, and then you’ll finish the final leg of the journey to City Hall. The day will consist of games, performances, food, and refreshments.

Free or $15, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Copley Square, Boston City Hall Plaza, facebook.com.  


Greenway Sweat Crawl: Can you think of anything more enjoyable on a Sunday than getting your butt kicked in a sweat crawl by some of the city’s hottest fitness instructors? Don’t worry, there’s a party at the end, so all the hustle is worth it. Join Asics Studio and Social Boston Sports for four different 20-minute fitness classes including cardio, yoga, boxing, and HIIT, followed by an after-party at Central Wharf. 

$40+, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Wharf District Park, Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, eventbrite.com

**This event has been cancelled as of August 7, 2018. 

Asics Studio workout / Photo provided

Yoga at SoWa Open Market: Join CorePower Yoga at SoWa for a C2 class to strengthen, balance, and detoxify your body. Then relax afterward by grabbing a beer at the beer garden. Bring your own yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. Tickets are donation-based.

Free, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., 540 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com