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The Yoga Teacher


April 11–13, 2014
8:00 PM–9:30 PM

After her short film portrait, Elena Brower, one of the most respected Hatha yoga teachers in the United States, talks about how meditation, once a struggle, has become crucial to her well-being and shares how meditation can be incorporated into one’s life anywhere and everywhere, even in the hustle and bustle of New York City. She will share her experience with neuropsychologist Kenneth Perrine.
Dr. Kenneth Perrine is a clinical neuropsychologist at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center and an Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He sees patients for pre-surgical evaluations prior to surgery for epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and tumor resection as well as a variety of other disorders to determine the presence, breadth, and extent of cerebral dysfunction for treatment planning. Dr. Perrine is part of the Pediatric Concussion Clinic, for which he sees children with mild TBI or concussions, and is also the consulting neuropsychologist for the New York Jets and the New York Islanders sports teams where he evaluates players with concussions. His clinical work and research interests include clinical neuropsychology, epilepsy, movement disorders, dementia, traumatic brain injury/concussion, brain tumors, and other conditions affecting cerebral functioning.