5 Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep And Wake Up

Sleep is the vital need of our body. While sleping it has an opportunity to have a rest and restore its energy. Sometimes there is something wrong with our sleep.

We can not fall asleep, wake up suddenly at night or sleep all night long but in the morning we feel exhausted and tired.



If you experience sleeping disorders yoga will be the perfect solution for you. It reduces the stress level and relax your body to help it sleep better.

1. Cat/Cow in Table Position

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Begin with your hands and knees on the floor. Make sure your knees are under your hips and your wrists are under your shoulders. Begin in a neutral spine position, with your back flat and your abs engaged. Take a big, deep inhale.

On your inhale, arch your back, let your belly relax, and go loose. Lift your head and tailbone up toward the sky — without putting any unnecessary pressure on your neck. This is the Cow portion of the pose.

Hold for three sets of 15-second holds.

2. Downward-Facing Dog

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1. Start in downward facing dog pose with your hands and feet on the floor and the hips up and back.

2. As you inhale, twist your torso to the left, reach your right hand toward the left ankle and gaze left.

2. As you inhale, twist your torso to the left, reach your right hand toward the left ankle and gaze left.

3. Stay in revolved downward facing dog pose for 30 seconds, then repeat on the other side for the same amount of time.



3. Low Lunge with Side Body Stretch

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Step your right foot forward between your hands, with your feet hip-width apart.

Place your left hand on the floor directly under your shoulder and twist to the right. Keep your hips square as you reach your right arm toward the ceiling.

4. Locust Variation

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Lying on your stomach with your forehead on the mat, place your arms straight behind your back, palms together and fingers interlaced. Zip up the feet, knees, and thighs. Take a full inhale and exhale. On the next inhalation, lift up your legs, head, and chest as high as possible.

Keep your hands clasped, arms and wrists straight, rolling the shoulders down and back. Take the gaze upward to slightly extend the head and neck. Exhale, slowly release, and repeat.

Keep your hands clasped, arms and wrists straight, rolling the shoulders down and back. Take the gaze upward to slightly extend the head and neck. Exhale, slowly release, and repeat.

5. High Lunge Twist

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Step your right foot forward into High Lunge and reach your arms up. Lengthen your side body toward your fingertips and your breastbone toward your chin. If you can keep your elbows straight, look up and press your palms together.



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