When we sleep, our body repairs on a cellular level and removes toxins. Therefore, it is necessary to get at least six to eight hours of good sleep daily.
If you usually do not get a good sleep at night, there are chances that you might be ageing faster than you should. You may not exactly feel at the top of the world, and your thinking could be confused and muddled.
Regular practice of yoga is known to help alleviate several ailments, including insomnia and abnormal sleeping habits. The following yoga stretches can help you relax and enjoy a peaceful and great sleep:
- Standing forward bend (Hastapadasana)
- Cat stretch (Marjariasana)
- Child pose (Shishuasana)
- Butterfly pose (Baddhakonasana)
- Legs-up-the-wall pose (Viparita Karani)