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Bedtime Yoga Routine for Better Sleep - Therapeutic Yoga

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Yoga at bedtime can help you fall asleep faster and sleep better. Trudy, a registered yoga teacher & fellow PT from @HEAL Wellness and Therapy, stops by to show a therapeutic yoga bedtime routine. More bedtime stretches https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56BkZ0s4J-U

Therapeutic yoga focuses on gentle yoga or modification poses with breathing techniques. Trudy is not only a friend and mentor, but she is also from Canada! So if you are a Canadian viewer, make sure to give her a shout-out in the comments. And Canadian or not, make sure you visit her website! Trudy’s website is https://HealWellnessAndTherapy.com

When trying to get a good night’s sleep, you want to do stretches and exercises that don’t wake up your spine, so try not to extend your back or open up your chest area before going to sleep.


A piriformis stretch is a great way to help relax the glute area and relax the lower body.


Next, is a double knee to chest stretch. Make sure everything is in alignment, and that you are not getting any pinching in the front of your hips.


Finally, legs up the wall helps with lymphatic drainage. This is a great way to relax the whole body and help with sleep.

Related Sleep and Yoga Videos:

Dr. Jo's Therapeutic Yoga Stretches Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPS8D21t0eO_BLOr_kmvbPsw_1XQkevuN

Yoga for Stress & Anxiety Relief - Therapeutic Yoga:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRlWsRxorL0

Best Bedtime Stretches:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56BkZ0s4J-U

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Bedtime Yoga Routine for Better Sleep:
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