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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.

5 Waterfall

Yinner know and love this shape.

Soothing for your legs and supportive, relaxing, and relieving for the whole system. Try it with a pillow under your lower back for a little extra elevation through the hips.

stay for 3-5 minutes.

6 Twisted Roots

This pose targets all the main Meridians that enter and pass through the torso. By gently twisting the spine in this reclining twist, all Meridians are gently stimulated, thereby encouraging a homeostatic balance and greater harmonization between yin and yang energy.

stay for 3-5 minutes

7 Happy Baby

Gently stretches the inner groins and the back spine

Calms the brain and helps relieve stress.

stay for 3-5 minutes.

sweet dreams!

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