Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. Sleep deprivation is a major source of stress among adults. That’s where yoga comes in. Yoga is the best way to settle your mind and ease muscular tension, both of which inspire a more restful night’s sleep. So leave your mat rolled up in your yoga bag and hop in bed instead! Here are 6 yoga poses that will instantly put you to sleep.
Jathara means stomach and Parivartanasana means turning or rolling about. This pose helps you with insomnia. Jathara Parivartanasana also releases the lower back and aids in digestion.
Salabhasana reduces stress, helps you sleep and can heal psychological wounds. This pose is especially of great importance for people suffering from back pain and indigestion. It also tunes up the stomach, chest and neck. It is very helpful to removes leg pain and sciatica.
This pose sets up the conditions that allow you to gradually enter a truly relaxed state, one that is deeply refreshing in itself. Your body and mind is supposed to be completely relaxed in Savasana. Not many of us get true moments of relaxation like this during our average day, so it makes it easy to fall asleep in that moment.
#4.Supta Baddha Konasana
This is a magical, vacation-like yoga pose that lets you achieve a deep state of rest in 5 to 20 minutes. This pose provides a stretch for the inner thighs and opens the hips, enhancing circulation to the vital organs of elimination and reproduction in the lower belly. Supta Baddha Konasana helps you calm your nervous system.
Upavishta Konasana is a wonderfully relaxing Yoga pose. It helps to quell an overactive mind and release deep-seated tension in the groins, back of the legs and lower back area. This Yoga pose also relieves arthritis, detoxifies the kidneys, eases sciatica, stimulates the abdominal organs, and calms the mind.
This asana is considered a restorative, gentle inversion. It’s usually practiced at the end of a yoga class and is very helpful on its own to relax the body. And when you’re able to relax the body, it becomes easier to relax the mind, setting the stage for more restful sleep.