We all heard the old adage about walking, chewing gum and rubbing our tummy at the same time. What those kinds of complicated patterns do is stimulate our brain to work.. thereby creating more brain cells. It is called Neuroplasticity: The brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections – at any age!
If you have been following us for awhile, you know that we love the concept of “brain switching” which we often share in our Chair and Gentle Yoga classes, but this same concept is used throughout Gentle Somatic Yoga, created by James Knight, as well.
Here 83-yr old Paula Montalvo, RYT, shares a few multi-movement patterns. Give them a try!