Yoga helps you to relax and can help you fall asleep faster. Practicing yoga before bedtime can improve sleep quality for up to 6 months after just one month of practice.

Why Do Yoga Before Bed?

Seated Forward Fold

This pose is great for releasing any tension in the back, while also relaxing your mind and calming you down. To make it more restorative, place a large pillow under your legs.

Release any tension in the lower back and hips while also providing relief from sciatica pain.

Reclined Bound Angle

Take 10 breaths in this position. You’ll feel a wonderful stretch in the back, hips and glutes. Do on both sides.

Reclined Twists

This pose is so simple, but so effective, especially if you have a wall or headboard that you can place your legs upon.

Legs Up The Wall

This pose is so helpful for calming both body and mind. Perfect last pose to drift asleep to.


For more yoga poses to help you sleep sounder and deeper: