Sleep plays a vital role in good health and getting enough quality and better sleep will help protect your mental and physical condition.
When you are sleeping, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health.
Sleep loss and untreated sleep disorder influence basic patterns of behavior that negatively affect our reactivity and productivity. Too little sleep could also stimulate appetite and cravings for high-fat, high carbohydrate foods.
Yoga is your solution
Not only do yoga poses stretch your body and keep your muscles flexible, they also make you more relaxed. Yoga creates the perfect harmony between the mind and body before bedtime.
So all you need are a few minutes before bed to make your body that much healthier.
Start with a short meditation.
Child pose engages the thighs, hips and ankles and reduce fatigue. It also relaxes your back and calms your nervous system.
Stretch your spine, hamstring and shoulders with the seated forward bend. This pose also calms the brain for better sleep.
To ease digestion before bed, open hips, shoulders and stimulate the nervous system do a spinal twist.
Prepare your body for sleep with happy baby pose, which is an amazing hip opener. Hip-opening stretches before you go to bed are great to help you feel relaxed and help reduce discomfort.
Finally, one of the best things to do at night before going to sleep is to get your legs up the wall.
Enjoy your sleep!
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