Brain Fun & Fitness helps you get in shape

September 17, 2008

Three interactive programs offered at Desert Foothills Library
CAVE CREEK – Discover what you can do to have the greatest impact on your brain fitness – without breaking a sweat! Learn the basics of how your brain works and what it needs to keep growing at any age. Phyllis Strupp, brain fitness coach, will present three, interactive Brain Fun & Fitness programs at the Desert Foothills Library. Each program offers strategies and activities for brain fitness and growth that go way beyond crossword puzzles, games, and software programs.

phylis struppStrupp uses her business experience and training to help people enrich their lives in fun, practical ways that encourage the brain to grow and stay fit. She has spoken to many groups around the Valley, including Classic Residence at Grayhawk and Silverstone, Pueblo Norte, the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, and the Pinnacle Presbyterian Church. Currently, Strupp is enrolled in the Brain Research in Education Certificate Program of the University of Washington, Seattle.

She is the author of the award-winning book “The Richest of Fare” about the evolution and purpose of the human brain and consciousness. Strupp serves on the faculty of the CREDO Episcopal Clergy Wellness Program and the Chautauqua Institution in New York. For more on Strupp, visit her website at:

Each program is $10 for library members and $15 for non-members. Presented by Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek. For information call 480-488-2286 or visit

Brain Fun & Fitness Introduction
Monday, Sept. 29
4-5:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of how your brain works and what it needs to keep on growing at any age.

Supersize Your Memory
Tuesday, Oct. 21
4-5:30 p.m.
Discover why "use it or lose it" is true, and the best strategies to improve your memory.

Monday, Nov. 10
4-5:30 p.m.
Different activities exercise different areas of your brain. Experience several easy, fun brain exercises and feel the benefits of brain exercise for yourself.

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