Sanskrit Alphabet for Pronunciation

February 11 – March 18 6 Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm $145 In this 6 week course we will learn how to recognize, write, phonetically sound and diacritically account for each of the Sanskrit letters. Highly recommended for yoga teachers who want to have a better grasp of how to pronounce...
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Janina Angel Bath @ Mystic Ambiance

The Parlour proudly presents, Janina Angel Bath! Join Janina and her band as they explore the transcendental vanguard of experimental lounge music! Janina will share the evening with Indian Classical Sitarist Joanna Mack, who will accompanied by Tabla Player, Hari Das. May 25th 7-11pm $5-20 no one turned away for...
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Mystic Ambiance: May 25th 7-11pm

Parlour Performances is excited to host a shared evening of Indian inspired music, featuring artists Janina Angel Bath and Joanna Mack. Joanna Mack is a deeply trained, North Indian, classical Sitarist, who studied in Kolkata under the auspicious direction of Deepak Choudary, a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar. Joanna will...
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I HATE YOGA

So I went to the Yoga Journal Conference at the Hyatt and stood there with my sign for about 4 hours. People laughed, peopled cried. Rusty Wells told me hate was a strong word, thank you Mr. Dripping in Yoga Shanti. One woman assured me I was unyogic and another...
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Failed Foster!

Please welcome the newest member of the Parlour community. Mackeral Jack Valentine! Check him out on Facebook, he’s a public figure! Mack Jack is advocating for Chihuahuas, Chi mixes and Pitbulls, because these breeds are euthanized the most in California....
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TAKE NO SHIT!

Don’t miss this full-power class!!! We’ll be singing, sweating and praying to the Dark One, the Terrifying Feminine, the Slayer of Patriarchal Ignorance!...
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Sustaining Urban Environments

One block from the Underground Yoga Parlour is an urban farm lot run by City Slicker Farms, which for the last ten years has made fresh organic produce available to the residents of West Oakland. In between the Parlour and Mandela foods, which is featured in this video, there is...
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