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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

HYPEREXTENSION by Janna Leyde A few months ago I hyperextended the ring finger of my left hand. I was warned about this—hyperextending my fingers. Did I listen to my teacher? Apparently not. Who actually hyperextends their finger? Those wide-spread fingers … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

I CAN’T BEND THAT WAY by Janna Leyde Way back when I had my nine-to-five (ahem, eight-to-eight) job at Harper’s Bazaar, I used to take yoga breaks in the bathroom. Ten seconds of Uttanasana in 4.5-inch heels, and damn, it … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

HANDS UP. NOW WHAT? by Janna Leyde All through my travels and book launches and holidays I’ve had Oscillations on my mind. I feel as though I’ve left everyone standing in Tadasana—and that was weeks ago. I abandoned the column … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

YOGA + CREATIVE EXPRESSION by Janna Leyde Yoga marries with just about anything quite nicely—running marathons, strength training, traveling, physical or mental therapies, the 9-5 work week, parenting, embracing life. When I want to make something a little better, to … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

TADASANA AND TRAUMA by Janna Leyde We walk, scurry, plan, type, talk, execute, and breathe through our days. We move fast, and rarely do we pause and think about how these actions define us, how we define ourselves. We move … Continue reading

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