Meditation has been around for thousands of years, but only recently has the Western world really explored the science and mental health benefits behind this practice. In fact, there are a plethora of research studies readily available that explain the health benefits of mindful meditation. One of the most fascinating? Mediation is a great natural remedy to sleep.
Yoga is often thought to be best when practiced in the morning—a great way to ease into the day and get the blood flowing. But the truth is yoga can deliver real health benefits when done shortly before bedtime. If you’ve been having a difficult time getting the recommended seven or more hours of sleep each night, then maybe a downward facing dog is in order. Read on to learn about the benefits of doing yoga poses at bedtime.