Yoga - Great For Relaxation - Can Also Help You Sleep Better
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Female at home personal trainer in Dubai Amanda Warlo
Yoga as an aid to sleep in the UAE - can it really help?

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Personal Trainer Q & A Contributor: Amanda

Many people in the UAE have problems sleeping. Can Yoga help?

Yoga is great for health and fitness in general – body and mind. Yoga is still an exercise type so it is important to do the right kind of Yoga before bed. In this Q&A Amanda, a professional Yoga personal trainer from Dubai provides tips and advice on how to get a better nights sleep using Yoga.

  • For many reasons, from stress to hyperactivity and even parenthood people often suffer with problems sleeping which can have a knock on effect in daily life. Many people in the UAE who do have problems sleeping are looking at alternatives to sleeping pills and other medications. One of these is Yoga. As a professional Yoga Trainer in Dubai what are your thoughts on using Yoga as an aid to restful sleep?

    yoga for fitness personal training in Dubai and Abu DhabiYoga and physical activity in general is proven to help you sleep better at night. Try doing harder types of yoga early in the morning or right after work to not raise stress levels right before bed. If you want to do yoga late in the evening right before bed, stick to lighter, more meditative yoga.

  • Many people who do Yoga do so in the morning. Does doing Yoga just before bedtime cause any problems?

    Hard physical activity right before bed can affect your ability to fall asleep as it raises the body stress levels. So if you have problems falling asleep stick to light yoga right before bedtime to avoid this.

  • As we know Yoga is great for stress relief which can ultimately help with restful sleep. How does Yoga help to combat the stresses of everyday life?

    Through practising good breathing, grounding and meditation you can reduce excessive thinking and learn to calm the mind. Yoga is a tool to practice all these things.

  • If you were to recommend 2 yoga poses which could help provide a better night’s sleep what would they be and how do they help?

    1: Reclining Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)
    Supta Baddha Konasana is the ultimate chakra-clearing position after a long, stressful day.

    2: Corpse Pose (Savasana)
    Aka everyone’s favourite pose relax and reset. It’s an opportunity to center your mind, reconnect with your breath, get in tune with your body, and release the stresses of the day. Do this move before bed and sleep is sure to follow.

  • How long does it take to see the restful sleep benefits of practising Yoga?

    You really can’t say. It’s very individual and depends on the personal, underlying reasons behind the sleep issues. But if a stressed out mind is the reason and you’re good at calming it, the effects are instant.

Female Personal Trainer In Dubai - Amanda

Based in Dubai, Amanda provides Yoga training on a 1-2-1 basis or for small groups. She also provides personal training for general fitness and weight loss in the UAE.

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