We always hear the benefits of practicing yoga in the morning. But, what about the evening or night practitioners. Is it futile doing yoga in the evening? Do we get the same benefits? Does it interfere with your sleep cycle?
Well, read on the benefits of practicing yoga after sunset.
Practicing yoga after work or at night, is relplenishing. As you release all the stress from the muscles. Besides, all the stretching, twisting, bending and breathing; relaxes the nervous system and boosts the brain productivity. Thanks to yoga practice, you feel lighter and calmer!
Yoga engages the parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for “rest and digest” functions. Thus, your body and brain is relaxed. Which lessens the chances of turning-tossing, waking up in the middle of the night; Or worse waking up tired.
If you happen to be suffering from achy muscles or joint pain; yoga can help work them out. Thus, helping you sleep better.
We all spend time with our families or ourselves at night. Thus, an evening session relaxes you. Therefore, you spend quality time with your loved ones or yourself. Which nourishes your senses and creates more harmony.
We are familiar with the worries-planning-thinking that plagues us at night. Thus, a silent mind help us in be more productive. Also, it is a good time to sow our intentions in our subconscious mind. Practicing Sankalp before sleeping in a quiet mind is rewarding and refreshing!
Thus, Bedtime yoga decrease the effects stress has on your body. Also, boosts your immune system and improves the organ functioning. Yoga is not just a morning activity. It can be practiced at night too. It can be delirious and helps you reprogram your system!! 🙂 🙂
Yogi. Blogger. Storyteller After, a decade of being a fitness enthusiast and various trial and errors with corporate jobs and teaching (post a PG degree in Management).