Yoga For Bedtime – Weekly Intermediate Class 258

Focus: Yoga for bedtime. This class features a selection of relaxing yoga poses to help you get a deep and restful sleep. The sequence is designed to be suitable for practicing late in the evening or even directly before bedtime. It contains poses that help to relieve stress and calm the mind. Insomnia may involve difficulty in falling asleep, or difficulty in staying asleep, or waking too early. In today’s world insomnia is an increasingly common ailment. It can contribute to poor concentration and focus, and can leave you with an ongoing sense of tiredness and lethargy. It can also lead to poor overall mental and physical health. Chief contributors to disruption of the sleep wake cycle can be stress, constantly changing work and family schedule, caffeine, prolonged periods in front of computers and heavy late night meals. The creation of a relaxing bedtime ritual can help to combat insomnia. This type of sequence can be easily built in to your night time routine. 

Key Poses: Viparita dandasana, viparita karani, setu bandha sarvangasana, savasana.  

Equipment: Mat, bolster, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 55 min




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