Yoga for Insomnia
by: Saagara • 6
“Yoga for Insomnia” provides a structured series of yoga poses which aim to reduce insomnia and help you sleep. If you’re an insomniac who has difficulty sleeping, the short routines provided in this app will help you get a goodnight's sleep. By combining stress reduction techniques used in meditation, and the effects of consistent exercise, “Yoga for Insomnia” aims to improve sleep patterns and sleep quality.
“Yoga for Insomnia” draws upon traditional hatha yoga and was formulated by an expert in ancient yogic methods. The program guides you through several yoga poses while emphasizing correct breathing methods. If you find that the beginner session does not provide enough tranquility, you can change the settings from beginner to advanced, for a longer more effective session.
Insomnia is a chronic sleeplessness which over one half of adults experience at one point in their lifetime. This comes as no surprise considering the high stress lifestyle which has become prevalent today. The exercises in “Yoga for Insomnia” have been traditionally recommended for sleep disorders because of their ability to calm and tranquilize the mind. By using this app, you will increase your mind’s ability to calm itself, helping to overcome insomnia.
Yogic asanas and techniques included:
-Vajrasana (Diamond Pose) – intermediate
-Urdhva Vajrasana (Upper Diamond Pose) – intermediate
-Supta Vajrasana (Fixed Firm Pose)
-Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
-Setu Bandha (Bridge)
-Ujjayee Pranayama (Victorious Pranayama)
-Anuloma Viloma (Alternate nostril Breathing)
This app has HD graphics and is compatible with high-resolution tablets. Users may want to first try our app "Core Yoga" which is better suited for beginners. After practicing "Core Yoga" for a few weeks, you should be able to comfortably practice "Yoga for Insomnia". Try to do the “Yoga for Insomnia” program twice a day, with one time being right before bed. For optimal results, pick two specific times and routinely do the exercises at those times.
**This App is available for the PC and Mac as well**
Tags: insomnia yoga
by Judith English
Jul 02, 2016 | "OK"
There were two things about the exercises I didn't like. The first is that the instructions have you stand up at the end of each posture, even though every posture is on the floor. I also found the breathing too fast; I would rather have been started off with clear instructions, then left to time the breathing by myself, especially right before bed. And finally, for a paid app I expected more. There were 4 or 5 brief postures, and that was it. No introduction, no options, no choice of postures. Uninstld