It’s finally the weekend, which means you have the time to work up a sweat, care for your mental health and take some deep breaths. Here, find 10 healthy events taking place across the region.
Boot Camp with New Trail at Athleta
Friday, March 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
New Trail Cycling Studio will be heading to Athleta to provide a workout for attendees. Bring a water bottle and a mat to sweat it out before you sip on refreshments and snack on treats afterward. Plus, participants will have access to shop Athleta’s invite-only Friends & Family sale after the class. // Athleta: 11923 Market St., Reston; free
Trauma and Eating Disorders: How to Navigate the Nuances of Food
Friday, March 6, 8:30-11 a.m.
Health care professionals will lead this talk, aimed toward counselors, psychologists and dietitians but open to all, about how trauma affects eating disorders, with tips on how to navigate the psychological and physical complexities of eating. // Busboys and Poets: 4251 Campbell Ave., Arlington; $15-$45
Yoga and Beer at Eavesdrop Brewery with Sienna
Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m.-noon
Feel energized at this yoga class that also comes with a complimentary beer, plus $1 off every additional beer afterward. We’ll cheers to that! // Eavesdrop Brewery: 7223 Centreville Road, Suite 115, Manassas; $15
Singing Tibetan Bowls Sound Healing
Saturday, March 7, 2-3 p.m.
Improve your mood and experience relaxation through the healing sounds of singing Tibetan bowls. Dr. Hambrock will discuss how sound healing works, provide information on its ancient roots and then demonstrate the sounds for the class to enjoy. // Hambrock Holistic Healing Center: 297 Herndon Parkway, Suite 105, Herndon
Toxic Beauty Documentary Screening with Beautycounter
Saturday, March 7, 3-5 p.m.
To promote better beauty laws to protect public health, and in honor of International Women’s Day, Beautycounter will be hosting a screening of Toxic Beauty and then will discuss topics like sourcing safer ingredients and sustainability, as well as how to ask lawmakers to pass health-protective laws. // Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington; free
Bunny Gentle Yoga and Meditation
Saturday, March 7, 4-5 p.m.
Gentle yoga, plus meditation, plus bunnies? Yes, please! Both yoga and being around animals is proven to relieve stress, anxiety and depression. Take a breather from the workaday world and cuddle up to your new best bunny friend. // National Integrative Wellness and Resource Center: 3260 Duke St., Alexandria; $30
lululemon Sunday Yoga
Sunday, March 8, 9-10 a.m.
YogaSix’s Christiane Popperwell will be leading an International Women’s Day-themed yoga class at lululemon’s weekly Sunday Yoga event. Bring a mat and water and get ready to bend and stretch. // lululemon: 2920 District Ave., Suite 105, Fairfax; free
Bootcamp Brunch & Booze
Sunday, March 8, 10-11:30 a.m.
This workout, hosted by the Reston Association, is a part of its winter series that includes signature boot camp classes indoors as the weather outside stays chilly. Afterward, enjoy brunch foods and sparkling sips. // Reston Association: 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston; $25
Sound Healing Relaxation
Sunday, March 8, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Take in the sounds of crystal singing bowls for the ultimate meditation class. Sound healing offers a numbers of benefits, including decreased anxiety and depression, pain reduction, sleep, energy balance and more. // National Integrative Wellness and Resource Center: 3260 Duke St., Alexandria; $25
Women’s Health & Wellness Cafe
Sunday, March 8, 3-5 p.m.
EKOE Health’s team of wellness providers will be facilitating this Q&A session about women’s mental, physical and spiritual health. Practitioners include an integrative functional nutritionist, a licensed clinical psychologist and an expert in ayurveda, yoga and meditation. // EKOE Health: 254 N. Washington St., Falls Church; free
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