Trouble falling asleep? Try Yoga

This article on suggests that yoga is “an ideal method of relaxation for your pre-bedtime routine,” in other words, a great way to get to sleep. The article goes on to provide the uninitiated with a brief overview of what yoga is all about. This article from Yogi Marlon also touts the benefits of Yoga as a sleep aid; the article also includes tips for improving your sleep schedule.
If you are interested in learning more about yoga, you can find a yoga studio near you. Have you tried yoga as a sleep aid? If so, let us know in the comments.

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6 thoughts on “Trouble falling asleep? Try Yoga”

  1. Yoga is definitely a good sleep aid. It increases your awareness of your link between your mind and body, and relaxes them both to a point where you are relaxed enough to fall asleep easily at night.

  2. I’ve often encountered difficulty sleeping. While I don’t practice yoga, I do appreciate it’s ability to reduce stress and tension just before bed-time. What it won’t do, however, is keep your mind and body relaxed and unstressed once you crawl into bed and lay your head to pillow. That’s always been my issue, and I’m sure I share it.

    Fortunately, I’ve found something that does work once your head’s on the pillow, a nightly breathing practice that rarely fails to lull me off to quiet slumbers even under the greatest of stresses,. The best things about it? It’s free, a very simple practice which can be used anywhere, without pharmaceutical aids or complicated preparation.

    A Gradual Awakening ~ Breathe yourself to sleep

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