Twisting is a movement that is addressed less as age ensues
The downside of female fitness competition, for her, was brought to the fore. She explained that she ‘now’ works out for self-improvement and health maintenance.
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Backbends can be restoratively releasing to the front of the body and engagingly stimulating to the back of the body
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
The six movements of the spine, forward bends, back bends, left and right lateral bending, left and right rotation) along with inversions can be beneficial to the body and mind.
Martial Arts Kata with Dynamic Tension can be combined to facilitate postural improvement.
Although not a full-fledged workout there are options for getting the body into moving.
The rest phase of breath, that all important pause, the point at which the inhalation or exhalation momentarily halts is a very significant aspect of the breath.
One habit that can have lasting beneficial affects is the manner in which we habitually sit