Lack or good night’s sleep can lead to numerous health issues and makes you irritable, cranky, and lethargic. Opting medications for sleep is just not a healthy option. Thus what is your resort Yoga, the benefits of yoga for weight loss has been accepted by the world but yoga can help to fight insomnia are a new concept that people are now dwelling upon.
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Thus with the help of yoga get a good night’s sleep:
1. Upavistha Konasana
Sitting on the floor, upright your body and extends the legs in front of you in v-shape and keep your hands behind the butt to get supports.
Inhale and further get your spine straight and exhale and bend forward from the hips with your hands extending towards the sides and should be touching the toes and try you pull your toes towards your body.
2. Baddha Konasana
Sit on the floor with your spine straight and bring together the soles of your feet together in front of you and hold them with your hands. Inhale and try to lengthen your spine by pulling it upwards and then exhale bend forward from the hips but keep the spine long.
Breathe in and out and feel relaxed in your muscles. This is to relieve your muscles of all tension that had built up.
3. Viparita Karani
Lie on the floor on your back with your hands at the sides and palm facing the floor. Take your legs up from the hip upwards with the toes pointing the ceiling. First, take one leg and then the other. Close your eyes and try to relax. Try to stay calm and focus on your breathing.
4. Reclined Twist
Lie on the floor on your back and align your body. Bring your knees to your chest. Extend both your arms to the side, up the palms facing up. Then take your knees to the side and make the left knee touch the right side floor that is anti side.
Keep the upper part straight, the body will look twisted and this is the asana name. look towards the ceiling and repeat the same with the right knee. As you twist to focus on your breaths and try to relax.
5. Janu Sirsasana
Sit on the floor with legs extended straight in front of you. Keep your spine straight and erect. Bend your right knee and bring the sole close to your left thigh and press the right knee to the ground.
Inhale and lengthen your spine and exhale while bending the body in front to touch your knees with the tip of the nose. Your arms will hold the foot of the leg that is stretched in front (left feet). Repeat the same with the left knee. When bending down focus on your breath and try to relax.
The asana tries to relax your body, muscles, and brain, and as you focus on your breathe there is connection and rhythm that induces sleep.
Hope these asanas help you to get sleep if not consult a doctor. In case of any issues like arthritis, joint pain, or knee issues please consult a certified yoga instructor before stating the asanas.