Big Toe Pose
Can't sleep? These restorative, calming yoga for insomnia poses will help you wind down for a good night's sleep.
Bridge Pose can be whatever you need—energizing, rejuvenating, or luxuriously restorative.
Savasana is a pose of total relaxation—making it one of the most challenging.
Cow Pose is an easy, gentle way to warm up the spine.
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Want to snag more (and better quality) sleep, and always wondered if meditating at night might help? See what happens when one Yoga Journal editor tries 30 days of sleep meditation.
The next time you find yourself tossing and turning, try one of these yoga poses that top teachers around the world practice to help them start snoozing.
For nights when stress + anxiety get the better of you, try this simple smiling practice to peacefully drift off to sleep.
Long day? Try these poses from YJ Influencer Meredith Cameron to create space in your upper body to soften, flush, and balance your organ system.
Next time you need some support surrendering to sleep, grab some pillows and try this sequence of pre-slumber asanas between the sheets.
Yoga Journal Influencer Benjamin Sears leads pranayama, seated postures, and a self-energy adjustment to relax the nervous system before bed.
YJ Influencer Laura Burkhart shares the surefire strategies she’s used to end her decade-long battle with insomnia.
Learn how to plan ahead and clear your mind for a better night’s rest with relaxing techniques from YJ Influencers Jacqueline Smyth and Lauren Eckstrom.
YJ Influencer Sofiah Thom guides you through a beautifully deep Savasana to support you in letting go of any stress or anxiety and preparing for a nurturing sleep.
But the asana itself is only half the cure. To beat insomnia, pay attention to what happens to your breath while you're in it.