Out There: Detox to Retox with Post-Mat Margaritas

Call it the Ultimate Happy Hour. Smart yogis in Albuquerque, NM, are following their practice up with a round of margs.

If you like the idea of a hard-core practice and aren’t one to pass up a stiff drink, you’ll love what they’re doing in Albuquerque, NM by adding margaritas to the practice mix. Call it the ultimate happy hour, combining blissed-out yogis and booze. It might not be the most traditional combination, but event sponsors Lululemon Athletica and El Pinto Restaurant and Cantina, which is known for having one of the largest tequila bars in the Southwest, hope it will be a fun way to build community and celebrate good health to boot.

The events, which take place on Sunday mornings throughout the summer, start out with yoga outdoors in the park behind the restaurant, led by local Lululemon ambassadors. Then, participants will be invited to brunch (yogis receive $10 off their meal) where they’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a margarita and the restaurant’s healthy menu, including rice bran for frying, celtic sea salt for seasoning, and organic, local salad mix.

What: Yoga and Margaritas

When: Sundays from 10-11am

Where: El Pinto Restaurant and Cantina in Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $5 donation + the cost of brunch

—Erica Rodefer Winters