Yoga Postures 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. Many people have been unsuccessfully trying different methods to get sleep.

However, some yoga postures will make you sleep naturally. You don’t need some drugs and tranquilizers. Yoga is the best thing. There are several yoga postures that guarantee your sleep. We are going to discuss those yoga postures.

1. Head-To-Knee Pose

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This is one of the best yoga poses that will make you fall asleep in just a few minutes. Head-To-Knee pose implies sitting on the floor without slouching, extend your legs straight of you and bend your knees to keep the spine from rounding.

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 several time then repeat the process on the other side.

2. Bound Angle Pose

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This is another great pose. You just have to sit on the floor, don’t slouch. Bring the soles of your feet together. Hold the feet or ankles with your hands. If you are comfortable, bring your feet as closer as you can toward the groin. Take a deep breath and get started. This yoga pose is simple but very effective.

Inhale and lengthen the spine, exhale and bend forward. Breathe in and out and you will feel your muscles relaxing. Repeat this several times until you feel relaxed. You will  surely fall asleep.

3. Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend

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Sit upright 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 to 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, bend forward. Do this until you feel relaxed.

4. Thread-The-Needle Posture

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This is one of the best postures if you want to fall asleep. It is simple, easy to do but highly effective. You just need to lie on your back, head flat on the floor. Bend your knees and place your feet on the floor.

Bring your right knee toward the chest. Keep your hips even, place your right ankle below your left knee. Ensure the right knee is pointing to the right. Flex your right foot; this will keep your muscle engaged.

Lift 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 the process on the other side. Do it until you feel relaxed.

5. Reclined Twist

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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.

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 the process on the other side. This pose will help you fall asleep very fast.

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