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Yoga for Insomnia
Insomnia is a state in which you have problem in falling or continuing asleep. Trouble in falling asleep is known as sleep-onset insomnia and waking up again and again in the middle of the night is known as sleep-maintenance insomnia. This state can range from normal to severe, depending on how frequently it happens and for how long period. Several reasons, like tension, hormonal changes, medicinal problems, and certain medications, can cause insomnia. Practice of yoga is helpful in solving this difficult and highly individualized problem.
It's best to do yoga for insomnia cure in the bedroom, so that after completing yoga you can get right in bed. Use this easy yoga exercise to prepare your body for sleep:
Supported Forward Bend (Uttanasana)
- Stand in front of your bed. Put pillows on the bed, if your body is stiff.
- Then Inhale and exhale and then bend forward from the hip. Don't over bend your back.
- Softly and slowly move forward until your head is resting either pillows, or the bed itself.
- If your head won't contact the pillow or bed, then put your hand on the bed and Breathe.
Reclining Side Twist (Supta Matsyendrasana)
- First lie down straight on the floor and inhale.
- Then drag your right knee toward your chest and leave other leg straight.
- Take the knee in the reverse hand.
- Then exhale and turn your whole body to the left.
Corpse Pose (Savasana)
Don't control your feelings, simply let them flow, and feel them silently.
- Firstly lie down on your bed on your back.
- Permit your legs and arms to splay outward and rotate your palms up.
- Relax your body and mind and than Breathe.