If yoga is your jam but the usual gongs and grunts are getting you down, bring your mat to the Starline Social Club (2232 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland) on Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for Oakland Showga, where East Bay Community Yoga founder Katie Colver teaches vinyasa classes for yogis of all levels to the sounds of a live local band. While the live music/yoga combo has been done before, Colver strives for a more mind- and body-bending experience by booking psychedelic line-ups that buck the New Age-y, Burning Man trend. If you leave class feeling a bit funky, it might be owed to more than just a strenuous workout. EBCYoga.com/showga.html$5-$15
As if First Friday hadn't already become a confluence of every sort of activity imaginable, now you can add some erotica to the mix. Feelmore510 now hosts a night of kinky films at The New Parkway (474 24th St., Oakland) at midnight after each month's Art Murmur. Inspired by a trip to the Berlin Porn Festival, Feelmore510 owner Nenna "Feelmore" Joiner said she wanted to help bring a little more visibility to the kink scene in Oakland. Films will cover a range of genres, including "erotic, nude, pornographic, and artsy." Ages eighteen and over.Midnight, $5. 510-658-7900 or TheNewParkway.com$10
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