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Grace Cathedral's yoga team talk love, church, and the Christian-yogi connection

Yoga, church, and radical acceptance: An interview with the Grace Cathedral yoga team

Every Tuesday evening, hundreds of people flock to the Grace Cathedral Labyrinth to practice yoga with local teacher Darren Main. With Easter around the corner,...

Magic, madness, witches, and holdin’ on to that feeeeeling: new movies!

The newly-renamed CAAMfest (the film festival formerly known as the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival) opens tonight with its own slice of...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

On the Om Front: Guys Wanted in the Yoga Room

I teach a weekly employee yoga class at a hospital where my students are all women. Every week, a young man peers curiously into...

Stage Listings

Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

On the Cheap Listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 13"Art, Money Politics: Making it...

On the Om Front: In the name of love

It’s February—feeling a little love in your heart? Srutih Asher Colbert’s been feeling the love all year long. She’s a Bay Area yoga teacher...

On the Cheap Listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 6Urban dance at the library...

On the Om Front: Redefining yoga

Every year that I go to the Yoga Journal Conference in San Francisco, which just ended on Monday, I come away with the same...

Find your happy place

Yoga in a cathedral, fire rituals, "monkey conditioning": Find serenity at these 7 meditation-ready spots around the Bay

3 ways James Franco gets kinky — and ways you can, too!

Is it safe to say at this point that James Franco is our kind of freak? The king of hyphens (indie-mainstream-actor-author-producer-director-etc.) is in the...

On the Om Front: Get possessed in 2013

Yogis love the New Year. It’s not that we love to party till 4am and then vomit on the neighbor’s front stoop, or sing...

Dark side of the Dude

More than a year ago, in his rundown on “top substances that have influenced music,” promoter-DJ Marco De La Vega said this: “I...raid my...

The end of the world as we know it

Pondering the alarmist, the mystical, the way-out-there ... and the surprisingly hopeful sides of Dec. 21, 2012

On the Om Front: MC Yogi’s Gandhi connection

You know yoga has arrived when yoga teachers are up at the mic giving a TED talk.This past October, the Bay Area’s very own...

2012: Beginning of the End or a New Beginning

In recent months, I've been exploring the rabbit hole of 2012 prophecy and possibility, a beguiling mixture of myth, spirituality, and hope that humans...

On the Om Front: Is Facebook good for your practice?

If you are part of the yoga community, here’s what you probably see when you log on to Facebook: invitations to expensive yoga retreats...

On the Om Front: Grappling with gratitude

Humans are funny creatures. We don’t need to be reminded to complain or judge someone else (or ourselves)—that’s so easy. I mean, things always...

On the Om Front: Yoga politicking

I’ve heard it said that the best test for how enlightened you’ve become is to see how calm you are while spending an entire...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Birds of pray

A world premiere offers a unique take on Philippine dance

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

On the Om Front: Oh my goddess

If you’re a goddess or know one, this is your week. Not because the presidential debate on Tuesday night revolved around (devolved into?) a...