Do you dream of being a sound sleeper? We've all experienced the agony of a sleepless night — tossing and turning in a sea of sweltering sheets, trying to calm an overactive brain.
Millions of Americans struggle with some form of a sleep disorder that keeps them from achieving the recommended eight hours of rest each night. This is a health hazard, because without sufficient slumber, the body cannot function properly.
If counting sheep isn't working, try these yoga-inspired sleep-inducing stretches. All you need is your mattress (or you can do them on the floor) and two pillows. (Practice these stretches within an hour of your bedtime.)
Supported reclining twist
With the right set of stretches, you can finally put yourself to sleep.