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Rigid Brain or Plastic Brain?

Hey everyone! I'm reading a super fascinating book, The Brain that Changes Itself. Pretty amazing stories about how the brain can change, and by doing so, how people's lives can change too. 
Science use to think the brain was fixed and couldn’t change as we aged. Now we know better! Brains can change throughout life. It’s all about neuroplasticity. And as the brain changes so does the body.  With Somatics, you tap into your sensory-motor cortex, the part of your brain that's in charge of moving you and sensing yourself and how you relate to the world around you. With the awareness, you can keep your brain and body supple, at any age! 
With gentle, safe Clinical Somatic movements you can develop deeper awareness of yourself and improve how you respond to daily stress, accidents, surgeries, etc. Somatics is not a trendy new exercise class. It’s not designed to create dependency on someone to “fix” you. It’s all about the natural neuroplasticity of the brain that puts the indiv…