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4 Soothing Yoga Poses to Help You Sleep

Boost relaxation and beat insomnia by soothing your mind and body before bed. Here are four easy yoga poses to get you there.

2. Baddha Konasana (bound angle pose)
2. Baddha Konasana (bound angle pose)
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  • Sit on the floor without slouching and bring the soles of the feet together in front of you, hands holding the feet or ankles.
  • If you’re comfortable and able to sit without rounding the lower back, bring the feet as close as you can toward the groin.
  • Inhale and lengthen the spine.
  • Exhale and bend forward from the hips, keeping the spine long. Breathe in and out as you feel your muscles relaxing.

Make it easier: If sitting in this pose is challenge enough, skip the forward bend. Sitting on a blanket or cushion can help tight bodies open up.



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