Yoga Cures...Cravings and addictions have to do with not being in the present moment, and often not wanting to be. This is where the vice comes in, whether it's sugar, other foods, drugs, or alcohol. Yoga is all about being in the present moment and paying attention to what is going on with you, right now. This routine is designed to bring your attention away from cravings and back in touch with your breath, and in tune with your body. Do these 4 poses three times a week to cure the cravings.
Yoga Cures...Sugar Cravings! Tara Stiles' 4 Poses to Help Us Beat Sugar
Sweet Dreams: A Yoga Sequence For Slumber: Yoga before bed can be some of your best defense against insomnia. By calming down your body and your mind, you're putting yourself in a better position for sweet and restful slumber. Ready to get to bed? This yoga sequence will save the day. Source: Thinkstock
Do every night before bed. Plow Pose: For people who suffer from insomnia, Plow Pose may be your ticket to sounder slumber. This pose stretches out the whole back of your body and stimulates your thyroid.
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I sit like this all the time and didn't even know how good it is for me! legs up the wall pose - Encourages circulation of blood and lymph from the feet and legs. Bathes the abdomen in fresh blood, stimulating the digestive organs. Soothes the nervous system, allowing your body to shift its attention from warding off stress to daily bodily functions, including detox. Note the pillow/bolster she is using.