9 Yoga Moves That Will Help You Sleep Better

Try these postures to beat your insomnia before bedtime.

9 Yoga Moves That Will Help You Sleep Better

Many yoga poses can alleviate stress and tension and calm the mind and body, helping you fall and stay asleep through the night. Next time you’re tossing and turning, roll out your yoga mat and practice these moves to get the restorative rest you deserve. If you have any injuries, conditions, or concerns, consult your physician or healthcare provider before starting any new exercise program.

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Seated Spinal Twist

Twisting your torso to the side stretches your spine and can help you relieve tension and pain in the back. Sit on your yoga mat with legs extended and back straight. Start by bringing your right arm out to your side. Swing your left arm slowly to the right side of your body and twist, bringing your head back and facing as far behind you as possible. Hold the twist for a couple of breaths and release. Repeat this sequence on the left side as well.

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