Yoga for Better Sleep

Yoga for Better Sleep
Yoga for Better Sleep

Yoga poses for better quality sleep through the night

 

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Yoga for Better Sleep

Most of us spend busy days, usually in stress, unfortunately. Obviously, this may cause disorder in our sleep pattern. This is great way to relieve anxiety and wonderful use of yoga for better sleep. These poses will help you sleep like a log through the night.

 

Dangling

forward fold yoga pose
Dangling yoga pose

Stand in a forward fold. Keep your feet hip distance apart. Let your arms down, put back of your hands on the ground. Bend your knees if your back hurts.

To get out of the pose, slowly round your back and come to standing. If you have issues with low/high pressure, bend your knees, sit into a squat, raise your arms into the chair pose, and slowly rise.

 

 

Child’s pose 

Wide Legged Child's Pose
Wide Legged Child’s Pose

Child’s pose is such a restorative pose, and almost all of my newbie yogini friends love this pose. You can do this pose also with your knees wide. Sit onto your calves/ shins, open your arms into the front. You can spread you knees from here, if you want. Breathe deeply. Stay in this pose as long as you wish.

 

Sitting forward fold

Sitting forward fold
Seated Forward bend

If you have tight hamstrings use a pillow for this pose under your thighs, because we are trying to relax our muscles, not to flex them. Do not reach for toes, just rest your hands beside your legs. Bring your chest onto your knees as much as possible, as long as it is comfortable. Lengthening your spine, you will feel the deep breaths are putting you into more sleepy state. Stay here for 1-2 minutes.

 

 

Legs up the wall
Legs up the wall

Legs up the wall

This pose always puts me to sleep. Keeping the legs up the wall may cause slowing down in your blood flow through the legs, so try not to keep them up for a long time. Make sure you butt touches the wall. To come out, gently push your knees into your chest, which brings us to the next pose.

 

 

 

Knees to chest

hug the knee
Knees to chest

This pose improves the circulation in the body, and relieves tension in the back. Just bring your knees to your chest and hug your legs. Stay in this pose for 3-5 minutes. You can gently rock from side to side, as well.

 

Corpse/ Shavasana 

corpse pose
corpse pose

Another most liked pose by newbies, and deep pose in yoga. Mindset in this pose in the most important factor, for it is a meditative state. Just close your eyes and relieve all the muscles. Your face, forehead, eyebrows, chin muscles. Relieve muscles in your arms, legs. Loosen up your toes. These 3 minutes should put you to the

 

 

 

summary

Dangling

Child’s pose

Sitting forward fold

Legs up the wall

Knees to chest

 

 

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