Weekend Warriors: Five Chances to Sweat for a Cause (or a Cocktail)

Get up and get moving this weekend.
Get up and get moving this weekend. FIT36 Facebook Page
Get sweating for a good cause (or a cocktail) this weekend. Here are five options to get you moving, fundraising or celebrating.

FIT36 Outdoor Workout
Hallack Park
Saturday, March 24, 12 p.m.

Start sweating for a cause on Saturday afternoon with FIT36. The small-group functional-fitness gym will be providing an outdoor workout at Hallack Park in support of No Kid Hungry. The gym is partnering with Cooking Matters Colorado and Little Machine Beer for a donation-based workout to help provide vulnerable children in the United States with nutritious meals. A Propel Water will be provided to all attendees, and after the workout, Little Machine Beer will take off 25 percent from everyone’s beer tabs. A minimum donation of $5 is suggested. Visit the FIT36 Facebook page for more information.

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Celebrate with the River's new yoga teachers.
Free Teacher Training Graduation Celebration
The River Yoga
Saturday, March 24, noon

After 200 hours practicing different types of asana chanting, undergoing a teaching practicum and learning about the anatomy and philosophy of yoga, the River Yoga’s teacher-training students from the winter season are graduating. In celebration of their hard work and to help them ease into the art of teaching yoga, they'll be offering free classes Saturday afternoon. There are three opportunities to catch a free class, beginning at noon. Visit the River Yoga’s website to sign up.

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Spread out in the sunshine.
Lodo's Bar and Grill Facebook Page
Lodo’s Rooftop Yoga
Lodo’s Bar and Grill Highlands Ranch
Sunday, March 25, 10 a.m.

Spring has sprung, and it’s about time to roll out your mat on rooftop decks. Lodo’s Bar and Grill Highlands Ranch is beginning its spring yoga series this weekend — and cocktails are involved. The free yoga starts at 10 a.m. Sunday morning, and Ketel One cocktails will be served after class. Plan to bring your own yoga mat, and visit Lodo’s website for more information.
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Lauren Archuletta is a contributor for Westword's arts section, covering Denver's health and wellness scene. Follow her work for tips on cheap workouts and which yoga classes include mimosas and beer.