The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Yoga In Bed!
Yoga is an age-old fitness practice, but with the West adopting it, it’s suddenly all the rage. So, if you’re thinking of jumping on the bandwagon too, here is an awesome way to start. Right in your bed! Yes, you read that right. Doing yoga in bed is the best way to kick-start your morning and get you feeling fresh and energised. Plus, it will ensure that your entire body is stretched after hours of sleeping in one position, and that your muscles won’t get cramped.
Here are 7 easy yoga poses for you to do in bed every morning. You lazy girls out there will love it!
1. Ardha Matsyendrasana aka Seated Spinal Twist
Sit up straight in bed with your legs crossed. Twist your shoulders to the side and feel the stretch in your spine. Now repeat on the other side.
2. Paschimottanasana aka Seated Forward Bend
Now bring your legs out in front of you for the forward fold by reaching forward to touch your toes. You will feel the stretch in your hamstrings and calves.
3. Kapotasana aka The Pigeon Pose
Put one leg behind you and fold one leg in the front and reach forward with both your hands in front of you. You will feel the stretch in your back and quads. Do this on both sides.
4. Pavanamuktasana aka The Wind Relieving Pose
Bring your knees to your chest and take your time to concentrate on your breath.
5. Setu Bandha Sarvangasana aka The Bridge Pose
The pose will help you stretch out your hip flexors while you squeeze your glutes in.
6. Supta Baddha Konasana aka Reclining Bound Angle Pose
Join both your feet together and feel the stretch in your inner thighs. Relax and concentrate on your breath.
7. Sukasana and
Last but not the least, come to the sitting position, cross your legs and breathe! Concentrate on your breath and take your time to relax before you kick-start a hectic day ahead of you.