Top 5 Yoga Poses for a Better Night’s sleep
If a you are not getting a proper sleep there are chances that you may be aging faster than you should be, in addition to not feeling well and confusing. You feel sick and irritated at little things moreover, you are unable to think properly or make decisions. This happens due to a lot of stress or over thinking or when sleeping late becomes your habit.
If you can’t help yourself to sleep enough , Yoga can help you fore sure. Regular yoga practice have proved to cure several health related problems. Yoga helps unwind the stress at the end of the day and get better sleep at night.
Following are some of the Yoga poses that’ll make you have a proper and better sleep :-
- Utthan Pristhasana :
Do this for 1 minute. 10-15 breaths each side. From ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA , which can understood as downward facing dog pose. Bring your left foot forward between your hands and lower your right knee to the floor . Walk your left foot to the outer edge of your mat and place your elbows on a block or the floor. Repeat practice on the second side.
- Salabhasana :
Also known as Locust pose. Do this exercise for 1 minute. Taking 10-15 breaths. Inhale to plank pose and lower to your belly. Clasp you hands behind your back. Exhale and root the tops of your feet into the floor, inhale as you lift your chest and arms. Gaze forward. To come out of the pose release you hand and exhale pushing back to downward facing dog.
- Uttanasana :
Practice this exercise for 1 minute. (10-15 breaths ). Walk your feet to your hands. With feet hip-width apart and a slight bend in the knees, hold your elbows. Exhale and lengthen down through the crown of your head. To come up, release your arms , root through your feet and slowly rise.
- Janu Sirsasana (Head of the knee pose):
Again, practice this for 1 minute. (10-15 breaths ) . Sit with extended legs. Place the sole of your left foot against your right inner thigh, right hand by your hip. Lift your left arm, exhale, and fold over the right leg, reaching for your foot or shin. Rest your head on a block, switch sides.
- Supta Baddha Konasana ( Reclining bound angle pose ) :
Practice this for 2 minutes . 20-30 breaths. Place a bolster at the base of your scrum. Bend your knees and place the soles of your feet together. Lie back on your bolster and support your head with a blanket. So that your head is above your heart. Allow the knees to open and relax into the props.
You definitely, don’t need any pill or any such medicine to get sleep. Practice these exercises and see the real change in your habit of less sleep.
PC: Jeff Nelson