You’ve tried melatonin and magnesium, taking some deep breaths after you crawl under the covers, and even committed to keeping screens out of your bedroom. Yet you’re still tossing and turning. One idea? You might benefit from a bedtime yoga practice.
That’s because of yoga’s superpower ability to relax both the body and mind. The way we’re thinking and feeling physically can each have an impact on our ability to fall asleep—and stay asleep. And doing a restorative form of yoga before bed is an expert-approved strategy to ease both racing thoughts and achy muscles.