Healthy Events and Pop-Up Workouts to Try This Week in Boston
Get ready to sweat, learn, and eat healthier.
KASA Dance: No dance experience is needed for this fun and lighthearted class that will teach you the couples dance in All I Wanna Do by Jay Park.
Free, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., The Asian American Center, 109 Hemenway St., Boston, facebook.com.
Booty By Brabants Winter Workout Series: The third installment of Booty By Brabants’ winter workout series is finally here. This class will benefit Tedy’s Team, a non-profit organization that raises awareness for stroke and heart disease. Stick around afterwards for low-calorie cocktails from Keel Vodka and a leggings trunk show.
$10, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, eventbrite.com.
Black Women’s Health Workshop: This event, which features a panel discussion from Boston area professionals, will help you to advocate for yourself and your family in clinical settings. It will examine the intersection of racism and sexism and how both contribute to negative health outcomes for black women. Space is limited so please RSVP.
Free, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Roxbury Innovation Center, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury, facebook.com.
Galentine’s Day Ride: What better way to spend Galentine’s Day than on a bike with your best gal pals? This hour-long dual-ride will be followed by bubbly and macarons from Miam Miam.
$25, 6:15 p.m.-9 p.m., Ctown Cycle, 20 City Sq., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Galentine’s Day Express Facials: Head to Outdoor Voices in the Seaport for complimentary natural face masks with Jet Set, a wellness brand that focuses on self-care and natural beauty. The face masks will be DIY and educational as you learn different, all-natural ways to care for your skin.
Free, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Outdoor Voices, 31 Northern Ave., Boston, events.outdoorvoices.com.
Galentine’s Day Tea Party at Tea Forté: Join Jennifer Hanway at Tea Forté for an evening of tea tasting and chit-chat. You’ll be tasting flower teas under the guidance of the Tea Forté Tea Maestro. Please RSVP.
Free, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Tea Forte, 91 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Skincare and Makeup Class at Credo: The all-natural skin-care purveyor, Credo, will be helping you get Valentine’s Day glam by hosting a make-up class with Han Cosmetics and One Love Organics. The class includes a hands-on tutorial for cleansing and applying makeup so please come with a clean, make-up free face. Your $30 ticket can be redeemed for store credit after the event.
$30, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Credo Beauty, 177 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Galentine’s Yoga Class: Gather all your best girlfriends and your yoga mat for this special yoga flow at the Revolution Hotel. The listing even hints at a special after-class surprise.
$10, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Revolution Hotel, 40 Berkeley St., Boston, facebook.com.
Fun Run with Topo and Feetures: Test out some new gear, including Topo and Feetures socks, as you head out for a fun run with Marathon Sports. All ability of runners are welcome to join.
Free, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Marathon Sports, 1638 Beacon St., Brookline, eventbrite.com.
Love Fest with Heartbreak Hill Running Company: Who says your lucky Valentine this year can’t be the sport of running? Celebrate your love for the sport at Heartbreak Hill’s studio in Cambridge with a party filled with Harpoon beer, discount shopping, story telling, and music. Admission is a suggested $15 donation towards a Boston Marathon charity runner in attendance that night, who will be selected through a random drawing.
Suggested donation $15, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Heartbreak Hill Running Company, 294 Mass Ave., Cambridge, eventbrite.com.
Valentine’s Day Makeup Sessions at Xtend Barre: Before you head out for a romantic dinner date, head to Xtend on Newbury Street for a complimentary makeup session with a rep from the natural skin-care line Beautycounter.
Free, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Xtend Barre Newbury St., 338 Newbury St., 2nd floor, Boston, facebook.com.
Love and Yoga: This yoga class is all about self-love and giving yourself the space for relaxation and restoration. There will be live music, restorative yoga poses, and it’s open to all levels.
$25, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., South Boston Yoga, 36 W Broadway, Boston, facebook.com.
Bae-lates Pilates Mat Class: If you bring your S.O. to this mat based Pilates class, your admission is five dollars less. The class will be upbeat and a mat is required.
$20-$25, 6 p.m.-6:55 p.m., Pilates Back bay, 376 Boylston St., Boston, facebook.com.
Wim Hof Method and Cold Immersion Workshop: Learn how to control your mind while under distress in this workshop taking place at BKBX in Allston every other Friday. The Whim Hof Method consists of breathing techniques, mindset, commitment, practice, and cold exposure to teach you how to stay calm, even while you’re uncomfortable. Newcomers are always welcome.
$45, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., BKBX, 219 Western Ave., Allston, facebook.com.
Love Yourself: Taking care of yourself definitely includes caring for your sexual health. Attend this workshop to learn safer sex practices. There will be free food, a live DJ, games, and raffle prizes.
Free, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Club Café Boston, 209 Columbus Ave., Boston, facebook.com.
Time to Fly Boston: Getting ready for the Boston Marathon? Join Marathon Sports for long runs along the course complete with aid stations, nutrition, and water. Different vendors will be on-site each week for samples and raffles. Runners of all ability levels are welcome and you don’t have to be training for the Marathon to attend.
Free, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Marathon Sports, 255 Washington St., Wellesley, eventbrite.com.
Fitness Hub Hip-Hop Flow: Head to the Fitness Hub Activewear Boutique in Somerville for a free all-levels hip-hop yoga flow. Stick around to try on some clothes.
Free, 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Fitness Hub Activewear Boutique, 363 Revolution Dr., Somerville, eventbrite.com.
Cupid’s Undie Run: Sport your favorite pair of undies or a V-Day inspired costume at this fun run around Fenway. All proceeds will go to find a cure for a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis.
$40, 12 p.m.-4 p.m., The Landsdowne Pub, 9 Landsdowne St., Boston, cupids.org.
Wheelentine’s Day Ride: Boston Cyclists Union is hosting a special Valentine’s ride that starts in Copley Square. Bring a loved one, and spend the afternoon riding around the city.
Free, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Copley Square, facebook.com.
Fit February with Burnin’ By Ray: This charity workout at Burnin’ By Ray in the Seaport goes to support the Boston Bruins Foundation Young Professional Group’s charitable partners. The one-hour class will be followed by a party with free swag, small bites, and a toast to celebrate.
$25-$40, Burnin’ By Ray, 157 Seaport Blvd., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Outwod Boston: Don’t worry if you’ve never done CrossFit before, this workout is for all fitness levels, genders, sexualities, and races. The funds raised will go to the OUT Foundation providing the LBBTQ+ community with access to health, wellness, and fitness.
Donation based, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Invictus Boston, 100 Brookline Ave., Boston, iamout.org.
Group Reiki and Meditation: Head into the week completely relaxed and rejuvenated after this five-part meditation class. Group Reiki involves lying down with blankets resting while a Reiki instructor flows around the room. People have said they leave more rested than after getting a full night’s sleep.
$19, 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m., Starr Yoga Roslindale, facebook.com.