5 Yoga Poses For Getting Better Sleep
Sleep is a necessity. Because of busy schedules, it has become difficult for many people to fall asleep. Natural sleep is becoming more and more difficult. It is a serious problem for many people. Most of the individuals have been fruitlessly trying some different methods to get better sleep.
We all need at least eight hours of sound sleep every day. If you have a regular sleeping pattern; that is, if you wake up and sleep at the same time every day, then you are believed to be a healthy person.
But in most cases, it happens that you get either excess sleep or almost no sleep at all. This is because of our work routines, most of us have to work night shifts and sleep during the daytime. Our work schedule changes our sleep pattern and we are unable to get a sound sleep.
Here, we have shared some yoga poses that will make you sleep naturally. You don’t need some drugs and tranquilizers. Yoga is the best thing. There are a few yoga poses that guarantee you better sleep.
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The head-to-knee pose which means sitting on the floor without slouching, expand your legs straight of you and twist your knees to keep the spine from adjusting.
Bend your right knee and open the hip, inhale and lengthen your spine. Exhale as you bend forward over your left leg. Bend forward and place your hand on either side of your left leg. Do this multiple time then repeat on the other side.
Bound Angle Pose
This is another great pose. You just have to sit on the floor, don’t slouch. Bring the bottoms of your feet together. Hold the feet or ankles with your hands. If you are happy with and comfortable, bring your feet as close as you can toward the groin. Take a deep breath and get started. This yoga pose is simple but very effective.
Breathe in and extend the spine, breathe out and bend forward. Breathe in and out and you will feel your muscles relaxing. Repeat this multiple times until you feel relaxed. You will surely fall asleep.
Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend
Sit at the straight position on the carpet or floor without slouching. Spread your legs placing hands behind your back/buttocks for balance. Do it slowly but as wide as possible. Extend your legs in a “V” shape to try your level best.
Inhale, lengthen the spine and ensure your lower back is not rounding. Exhale, and then bend forward from the hips with your hands in front. Breath in and out as you follows the procedure. While inhaling, lengthen the spine, when exhaling, and bend forward. Do this until you feel relaxed?
This is one of the best postures if you want to fall asleep. It is easy, simple to do but highly effective and give better results. You simply need to lay on your back, head level on the floor. Bend your knees and spot your feet on the floor.
Bring your right knee toward the chest. Keep your hips even, place your right ankle below your left knee. Make sure, the right knee is pointing to the right. Flex your right foot; this will keep your muscle engaged.
Raise your left feet off the floor, bring the left knee toward the chest and place your hands on either side of your left thigh for support. Breathe in and out and try to bring both hips parallel. Repeat on the other side. Do it until you feel relaxed.
Recline twist pose is very effective yoga posture. You just have to lie on your back, bring the knees into the chest, and extend your left arm to the side at your shoulder’s height while your palm is facing up in a “T” Position.
Keep your knees high; bring them down slowly to your right until they reach the floor. Place your right hand on top of your right knee. Repeat on another side. This pose will help you fall asleep quickly.