Gymnasium for the Mind

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Our Mission Statement:


Gymnasium for the Mind’s workshops are dedicated to enhancing the overall quality of life for its participants by improving their general mental health, cognitive acuity, creativity, self-expression, and social skills. Our goal is to conduct our program with impeccable standards of professionalism and ethics, and to use our knowledge and experience to serve our clients and community for their highest good in the spirit of service, caring, friendship, and joy.



An Introduction to Gymnasium for the Mind


Throughout much of the twentieth century, it was generally believed that the structure and organization of the brain did not change much after childhood. Now, however, researchers have discovered that new stimuli and challenges can cause the brain to fundamentally reorganize itself.  This ability, called neuroplasticity, can actually cause the brain to reshape itself to become more efficient and effective given the right kind of exercise.


Mental health experts and healthcare practitioners have universally stressed the importance of mental and social stimulation not only in maintaining clarity of thought, but also in enhancing mood and general enjoyment of life.


Gymnasium for the Mind is a program of games and exercises specifically geared toward stimulating the mind and imagination while promoting social interaction and self-confidence. These games can be adapted for any physical limitations and are designed to accelerate brain function and exercise a wide range of mental activities, including:


  1.   memory

  2.   attention

  3.   comprehension

  4.   imagination

  5.   fluid intelligence

  6.   problem solving

  7.   spatial recall

  8.   verbal fluency


Gymnasium for the Mind program


The games and exercises used by Gymnasium for the Mind are designed to sharpen instincts, reactivity, creativity, and mental acuity. We maintain a large library of exercises, and the ones used in our established programs were chosen to meet the basic needs of most workshops. These programs generally run from 45 minutes to two hours. We are also able to design a program to fit the specific needs, or to fulfill specific objectives, of a group.


These dynamic, fun workshops - lead by our expert facilitators - are highly beneficial for anyone who wishes to exercise and improve mental faculties, and can be adapted for almost any environment with very little space requirements.


We at Gymnasium for the Mind would be happy to meet with you to discuss your needs and how we can best serve you. We look forward to working with you to help improve the quality of life for all our participants.

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