18 Healthy Things to Do This Week in Boston

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Pla! Fit: Head to Boston Art Inc. to join the Professional Ladies Association for a yoga session followed by healthy snacks and networking.

Free, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Boston Art Inc., 21 Drydock Ave., Suite 710E, Boston, plaboston.com. 

Zumba in the Ring: Kick off your week with a fun Afro-Caribbean-inspired Zumba class. The class is hosted by the Huntington Theatre’s 35 Below program, which organizes events connected to the theater for people under 35. The company will also be raffling off a pair of tickets for their current show, Man in the Ring.

Free, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Calderwood Pavillion at the BCA, 527 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 


Fore Fit at Lynx: Whether you’re a big-time golfer or a weekend warrior, you won’t want to miss this interactive seminar from Lynx Fitness Club’s on-site golf experts. They will cover how to fuse golf, fitness, and nutrition to optimize your golf game.

$ 15, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lynx Fitness Club, 64 Arlington St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Barre Pilates and Candlelight Meditation: After you sufficiently pump your muscles with a barre and pilates fusion class, relax with a candlelight-guided meditation. Please bring a sweatshirt, socks, and your own mat.

Free, WellBarre Pilates, 38 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, eventbrite.com. 

Low-Carb Comfort Food Seminar: Carbs are normally what make comfort food so, uh, comforting, but in this hands-on seminar, nutritionist and wellness chef Kristen Ciccolini will prove otherwise. She’ll teach you creative ways to make traditionally carb-heavy recipes low-carb, and you’ll get to taste test them, too.

$ 59, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington St., Boston, bcae.org. 


Wellness Wednesday at WeWork: Restore your posture from hours upon hours of sitting at a desk or traveling in a car with a 45 minute postural therapy class for all levels. Afterwards, stick around for healthy refreshments and a wellness giveaway hosted by Balans Organic Spa.

Free, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., 31 Saint James Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com. 


Handstand Clinic: Whether you’ve never flipped upside down before or are looking for intermediate progressions like handstand presses, students in this handstand workshop will be met where they are to work towards where they want to go. There will be a lot of core exercise, wrist conditioning, flexibility, and partner drills.

$ 35, Be Movement Arts, 6 Spice St., #11, Charlestown, facebook.com. 


Dealing with Depression: Sometimes life can seem a little overwhelming, especially by the end of the week. In this lecture you’ll be led through a guided relaxation meditation, practical teachings, and mindfulness tools you can use daily to reduce feelings of anxiety.

$ 12, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Kadampa Meditation Center, 360 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, meditationboston.org. 


Wild Women of CBD: Still have questions about how to use CBD? Learn about its stress-relieving properties and ability to promote healthy skin in this seminar led by three women business owners. CBD mocktails will be served afterwards and you can also sign up for mini-facials. Your ticket includes a $ 10 gift card to Cambridge Naturals.

$ 10, Cambridge Naturals, 92 Guest St., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Holiday Yoga Brewha: Start the holiday season off right with an hour-long yoga flow at Aeronaut Brewery and then stay for a pour from one of the brewery’s drafts. Your ticket includes one full-size beer.

$ 30, Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville, eventbrite.com.  

Slow Flow and Yin Yoga with Live Cello: Slow down and relax with a flow sequence that will stretch your muscles, joints, and connective tissues to the sound of a live cello performance. The class will end with introspective yin yoga postures and an extra long savasana.

$ 30, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., North End Yoga, 256 Hanover St., 3rd Floor, Boston, northendyoga.com.  

Taproom Yoga: Join CorePower yoga instructor Alexa Easton in the Backlash Beer Co. taproom for an hour-long all-levels vinyasa flow. Your ticket includes the yoga class and a half pour of your favorite beer.

$ 10, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Backlash Beer Co., 152 Hampden St., Boston, facebook.com. 

Restorative Relaxation with Live Music: Tune into a deep sense of calm as you are led through rejuvenating postures and deep breathing. All levels are welcome in this workshop led by Audrey Tesserot to the beat of live music.

$ 40, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., East Side Yoga and Fitness Studio, 584 E Broadway, Boston, east-sideyogaandfitness.com. 


Winter Wellness Goal-Setting Workshop: There’s no time like the present time to get a jump start on your goals for the new year. During this goal-setting workshop you’ll set up a plan to tackle your nutrition and fitness goals, as well as get a better understanding of your intrinsic motivation to set specific behavior changes.

$ 10, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., JetSet, 468 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com. 

BronCore Quad Effect: Begin your Saturday with four workouts in one at BronCore Fitness’ first  four-part workout. The first phase will induce a Kick It By Eliza class with Sam Aho, pilates with Antonio Aniello will follow in the second phase, then a quick BronCore bootcamp will occur, and the day will end with CorePower yoga instructor Sarah White. The workout will last an hour and 45 minutes and there will be small breaks in between each phase.

$ 30, 10 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Nazzaro Center, 30 N Bennet St., Boston, broncorefitness.com.   

Food as Medicine: Dive into the importance of healthy food choices during this panel at Trillfit, where experts will talk about ways to incorporate healthy foods into your diet, why eating locally-sourced foods supports the community, and how nutritional choices can prevent and limit diseases.

Free, 2 pm.-4 p.m., Trillfit, 1484 Tremont St., Boston, facebook.com.  

Relax and Restore: As we shift into winter, work with herbalist and teacher Lauren Almquist to explore seasonal herbs that prepare the body, mind, and spirit for relaxation, restoration, and dreaming.

Free, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center, 500 Wal Hill St., Mattapan, facebook.com.  

Bully Boy Barre: Head to Bully Boy Distillery for a bar-less barre class led by group fitness instructor Sara Steele-Rogers. Afterwards, stick around in the barrel room for cocktails and conversation.

$ 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bully Boy Distillers, 44 Cedric St., Boston, eventbrite.com.  

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