Yin Yoga for a better sleep

Have you ever had trouble with falling asleep?

Insomnia is a very common symptom of imbalance between the Yin Qi and Yang Qi. Here are 3 Yin Yoga poses that can help. Here are 7 yin poses that can help.


Simple, yet effective. Child’s Pose turns us inward and calms the heart. It also provides us with a way to block the outside world out. After a stressful day, nothing is better than turning inwards and focusing only on you and your needs.

Traditionally, a Yin version of Child’s Pose is held with the knees together and arms down by your sides. You can rest your forehead on the ground, a block, or drape your torso over a bolster and allow yourself to drip into a deep slumber with one cheek on the mat.

stay for 3-5 minutes.

2 Caterpillar

The forward folds help turn the attention of the mind inward immediately. This will shift mental focus from the external, busy world to a more quiet internal landscape in order to prepare for deep sleep. And the entire back side of the body gets a stretch here, including the hamstrings, low back, rhomboids, shoulders, and entire spine.

stay for 3-5 minutes.

3 Dragonfly

This pose targets the Liver Meridian, which runs through the inner legs, and helps promote a free-flow of energy through the body so that all organs function better, helping you rest well.

stay for 3-5 minutes.

4 Butterfly

This pose is a wonderful grounding position that leads to the creation of a serene place. with its gentle Hip opening it helps us to let go of Emotions we store in our Hip Region.

with the forward fold you create a nice soft stretch for your spine.

stay for 3- 5 minutes.