Meet Katie Colver: founder, instructor, and musical curator for Oakland’s Showga series, a weekly yoga event featuring local musical talent held every Monday across the bridge at the Starline Social Club (6:30-8pm, $5-15 sliding scale).
Since its start in the summer of 2011, Showga has matured into a well-respected event among both yoga enthusiasts and beginners, while providing a platform for area musicians to collaborate and gain exposure. A musician herself (under the slightly edited moniker of Katie Clover), Colver is able to curate each Showga event through personal connections as well as referrals from friends. Have a look at past performers here.
On Tuesday, April 3rd, San Francisco gets the first installment of its very own weekly Showga series, to be held at The Center SF (6:30-8pm, $10-20 sliding scale). The inaugural event will feature a tranquil acoustic performance by Silian Rail. If you’ve got a mat, it’s recommended you bring it along, although there will be some available at the space.
You can stay up to date on all things SF Showga over on Facebook. To get a better feel for what these are all about, check out the video below of a recent Oakland event.