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10 Healthy Things to Do This Week in Boston

Celebrate Global Climbing Day with the North Face, follow up a 5k with Shake Shack, and more.


Healthy Things to Do in Boston August 13-19 2018

Rock Spot Climbing / Warehouse Yoga with Andrea Savino / Good Vibes Yoga at the Hyatt Regency / Photos provided

Monday, August 13

Yogatini: In partnership with the spicy local distiller Ghost Tequila, Yogatini is back with another cocktail hour yoga class. This time, yogi Majesta Thorndike will lead a group stretch at Revere Hotel by the Common, followed by boozy drinks.

$40, 6:30 p.m., The Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart St., Boston, yogatini.guru.

Tuesday, August 14

Shack Track & Field: Your first drink is free at Shake Shack this Tuesday… if you arrive after a four-mile run. Follow a route that starts at the downtown New Balance store and ends at the beloved burger joint, and join the Shack Track & Field team for a calorie-burning run before you stuff your face with a Shack Stack for dinner.

Free, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., New Balance BOS, 583 Boylston St., Boston, facebook.com.

Wednesday, August 15

Warehouse Yoga: Led by yogi Andrea Savino, this unique yoga class has a spontaneous flair—it’s held in a renovated industrial warehouse in Union Square. Enjoy a fun and vibrant yoga class, to a playlist curated by Savino featuring everything from pop beats to reggae, that gets mixed up based on the mood—perhaps you’ll stretch outside, or alongside candles and incense.

$10, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Warehouse XI, 11 Sanborn Court, Somerville, eventbrite.com.

Good Vibes Yoga: Squeeze in some me-time in the middle of a long workweek at… the Hyatt Regency? You read that right. Stretch with YogaPros Anna Saluti and Majesta Thorndike at this YogaHub power class in downtown Boston.

Free, 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m., Hyatt Regency x, 1 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, yogahubboston.com.

Thursday, August 16

Pics & Pose: This 75-minute Iyengar-style yoga class on the beach features static yoga poses to teach proper form while you burn your core muscles. Make sure to don your favorite workout gear—after the class, you’ll get a chance to star in a photo shoot for #FitLIFE.

$15, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Savin Hill Beach, 68 Denny St., Dorchester, eventbrite.com.

Friday, August 17

Early Morning Bootcamp: It’s not a proper bootcamp unless you’re sweating with the sunrise.  Close out your workweek with a powerful, full-body, HIIT-style workout at this free fitness class right on the harbor.

Free, 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m., Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, Boston, eventbrite.com

Saturday, August 18

Free Fitness in the Park: Everyone can get behind a classic Zumba class. Join Zumba teacher Ingrid Lasalle at Clement C. Morgan Park for a cardio class tailored to every level of fitness.

Free, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Clement C. Morgan Park, 60 Columbia St., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Global Climbing Day: Join the North Face in their celebration of Global Climbing Day with free entry to Rock Spot Climbing locations in Boston and Dedham. Register online to secure your spot on the wall, and a chance to win some climbing gear. Plus, the North Face has pledged to donate a dollar to Khumbu Climbing Center in Nepal for every participant who turns up this weekend.

Free, 10 a.m., Rock Spot Climbing, 30 Old Colony Ave, Boston or 67 Sprague St, Dedham, rockspotclimbing.com.

Sunday, August 19

Brunch Fit Park Pilates: Brunches of Boston is back with another fitness brunch this week featuring an hour long Pilates class in the park with instructor Joscelyn Chapman. After you work your booty and strengthen your arms, join your fitness pals for brunch at Area Four, featuring a complimentary ice-cold beer.

$39, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 1535 Washington St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

The Yoga of Food: An Introduction to Ayurvedic Eating: You practice mindfulness during your weekly yoga class—but what about at the dinner table? Led by Ayurvedic chef Jocelyn Sheff, this two hour workshop will teach you the “sister science” of yoga—how to use food to reach optimal health. Learn about your digestion, how food affects your body, and how to tailor your meals to your specific needs and the seasons.

$45, 12 p.m.-2 p.m., YogaWorks, 364 Boylston Street, Back Bay, yogaworks.com