Your Week in Wellness: September 29 – October 5, 2014

24 Hours of BootySaturday’s 24 Hours of Booty event will raise more than $350,000 for cancer research.

Atlanta is chock full o’ amazing health and wellness events. Every Monday, WellATL will bring you a handy-dandy list of the week’s finest options. If you’d like to submit something fun and fitness-y for consideration, shoot an email to And now, behold, seven days of awesome…

Monday, September 29
Throw on some leggings and head to Historic Fourth Ward Park for an aerobics class hosted by the Beltline and led by Young at Heart Wellness from 6 to 7 p.m. It’s free, but registration is required.

Tuesday, September 30
Drop in on a free workout with FitWit — Best Bootcamp winner in Creative Loafing‘s 2014 Best of Atlanta — in Midtown, Decatur, Grant Park, or North Druid Hills. Several time slots area available at each location. [Disclosure: WellATL’s publisher is the founder of FitWit.]

Wednesday, October 1
Atlanta Kick will have you doing that sweet crane move from The Karate Kid in no time with classes in karate, kickboxing, and more. Your first class is free. Hiiii-yah!

Thursday, October 2
What’s for dinner? How ‘bout a class that’ll teach you how to put something healthy on the table in just 30 minutes! Check out the “Superfood, Superfast, Supereasy” class at Irwin Street Cooks at 7 p.m. $80.

Friday, October 3
TRX suspension training might look a little kinky, but those straps hanging from the ceiling will give you a core-blasting workout, we swear. Urban Body Studios has a beginners class at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4
Ever run a 5K at night? How about a 5K with a glowing pink course? No? Now’s your chance! The Glow the Mall Pink Midnight Madness 5K supports the fight against breast cancer. It takes place at Town Center Mall in Kennesaw and starts at 11:55 p.m. (Really.) $30.

Sunday, October 6
The intriguingly named 24 Hours of Booty will raise more than $350,000 for cancer research in Atlanta this year. You can ride as little or as much as you want to during the 24-hour cycling event (meet other riders at the on-site camping area while you’re not pedaling) but you must meet a fundraising minimum of $200 to participate. Proceeds are split between the Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare Atlanta and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.