We’ve all been there. You’re staring at the ceiling for the third hour in a row. Your mind is buzzing and no amount of pillow readjustment can help you get your beauty sleep. Don’t worry. There’s a yoga pose for that. A couple of restorative poses before you hit the sack could help you drift off into snoozeland a little easier. Keep reading for our top five yoga poses for better sleep and find out how to get your Asana to bed.
The quintessential resting pose in every yoga class, child’s pose allows you to literally turn your attention inward and focus on your breath. In a kneeling position, fold the torso over the knees. You can close the knees are open them up wide, big toes touching. Arms can be extended, or for a more passive pose, rest the arms alongside the body. Massage the forehead left to right to ease tension. Focus on the back of the body expanding with every breath in.