Staring at a screen for along time, the chest naturally relaxes inward, restricting your breathing. These breathing exercises will introduce a rush of oxygen which will reinvigorate you if you’re tired, and the single nostril breathing is remarkably calming.
Exercise to relax hands and eyes
Be a healthier screen slave!
The first exercise was back-and-forth, this one is up-and-down, good to refresh circulation in the legs and get the heart pumping. Based on a Dao Yin exercise.
This is the first of a series of exercises to help you be a pain-free screen slave. They are simple exercises that tone your neck, hands, eyes, and lower back. No equipment, special clothing, or space needed. For this first one, I’m indebted to Lee Holden.
Finding a routine that can be sustained indefinitely, or changed every week, was a creative challenge, but we’re old enough to do what we like and not give a damn, right?
When I was sixty, seven of us decided to climb Blue Mountain in the Adirondacks. I’d done it before and wasn’t too enthusiastic—climbing mountains does not bring me joy— but here was a challenge. Could I still do it? What better to do on that particular day? Our group assembled at the trailhead: four adults,Continue reading “IS SIXTY TOO OLD TO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN?”
The body is a giant signal of well-being, and doing yoga gives it a way to send that signal loud and clear.