Welcome to Showga: Music, yoga and healing in Downtown Oakland

Showga (photo: Estefany Gonzalez) Katie Clover started Showga — a fusion of live music and yoga in a bar in Downtown Oakland — as a way to help others create a mind-body connection through movement and music. Once a week, she turns the Starline Social Club into a place to meditate, strengthen the body, and celebrate the Oakland music scene. "It's a historic ballroom. They have big shows in there and stuff, and there is a bar in there. So, yeah, it's yoga in a bar," Clover said. "Musicians play on a stage and there's a really nice sound system. I have a wireless [...]

Yoga + Indie Music = Showga; Oakland weekly series comes to The Center SF on 4/3/12

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 [...]

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