Updated: Aug 30, 2021
Yoga can help you sleep better. Simple yoga poses can support you to sleep for longer, fall asleep faster, and return to sleep more quickly if you wake up in the middle of the night. Regular simple stretches every night or a few times a week can help improve your experience and quality of sleep. It can also help you to feel better during the day. Just a few minutes of your time to wind down before bed can change your life and quality of sleep.
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To effectively incorporate yoga into your bedtime routine, it is really essential to do the right kinds of supportive poses. Simple yoga and supportive yoga nidra sessions can help you relax. Here are three poses that are ideal for preparing your body for sleep. You can do these on a yoga mat or even in the comfort of your own bed.
Legs Up the Wall (Vaparita Karani) Lie on the ground on your back and put the back. Ensure your tailbone is on the floor, not up in the air. Relax into the position, hold it for at least 30 seconds and focus on your breathing. It is helpful to place a folded towels of cushion under your bum to support you for comfort.
Lying Butterfly or Bound angle pose (Supta Baddha Konasana) Lie on the ground on your back. Press the soles of your feet against each other and let your knees fall gently out to the sides. You can place a pillow under each of your knees if this feels too strenuous for more comfort.
Corpse Pose (Savasana) Lie on the ground on your back with legs straight, arms by sides, and with palms facing up. Breathe slowly, focusing on your inhales and exhales. For maximum comfort place a pillow under your knees.
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