ALTERNATE-NOSTRIL BREATHING: Put the tips of your right index finger and middle finger between your eyebrows; put your ring and little fingers on the left nostril, and your thumb on the right nostril.HALF CHAIR AT THE WALL: Stand about 1 foot away from the wall, with your rear touching the wall.
Here, a brief guide to the benefits of yoga (and some poses you can do) in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond.
Minimize hypertension "Yoga has a powerful effect on stress and hypertension and can help people reduce the amount of medication they need," says Amy Wheeler, yoga professor at California State University at San Bernardino.
Raise your arms forward and up over your head, with your palms facing each other.
Then press on the left nostril and breathe through the right.
Improve balance Yoga tones muscles and works on your proprioception — your sense of position in space.
Take three breaths, then return to a standing position.Boosts mood Yoga's combination of breathing, meditation and movement creates an overall sense of well-being."It's important to start caring for your joints, to help maintain your independence and preserve your ability to perform daily activities as you get older — things like brushing your teeth, combing your hair, getting dressed," says Wheeler.At the moment, it looks like Dylan Sprouse’s girlfriend is Dayna Frazer, and according to reports, they are still going strong.Though the couple is still very young, they are serious about each other.The upshot: A 2016 International Review of Psychiatry study reported that practicing yoga relaxation techniques for 30 minutes had immediate beneficial effects on brain function and performance among people with multiple sclerosis.