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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

I’M AFRAID I’VE LOST MY TREE by Janna Leyde There is no easy or un-chaotic way to leave New York, so I was thankful for my county-fied, family vacation to Tennessee—and my yoga mornings. At 8 a.m. Norris Lake Lake … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

LIKE A TIGER by Janna Leyde Yogash chitta vritti nirodhah ~ Patanjali. When you are in a state of yoga, all misconceptions (vrittis) that can exist in the mutable aspect of human beings (chitta) disappear.  I bought a sparkly new … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

FRESH AIR ALWAYS HELPS by Janna Leyde Brain injury shows up in moments. The injury itself is quick, acute, and obvious, but it continues to leave reminders that it is always going to be there, as some separate entity sneakily … Continue reading

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Oscillations: A Yogic Exploration of the Brain

BROOKLYN  TO THE BURGH by Janna Leyde Last week I toted my mat around Manhattan and Brooklyn to teachers and classes I’d never taken before. I was like a yoga kid all over again, a brand spanking new student, where … Continue reading

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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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