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Lisa : Breathe and Release
This yoga class is perfect straight before bed, and can be done in bed to help relax and release and ease yourself into a deep sleep. Lisa guides the breath through the body to help release tension and assist relaxation. This is breath-work and marma point work only, no asana. Recommended for those of us who find it hard to wind down at the end of the day.
Better Sleep: Breathe to Soothe
Following the breath is a really easy and effective way to calm the nervous system and prepare the body for a great night's sleep. Lisa guides a breath meditation practice to balance and soothe the over-active brain and shows us some pressure points which can release tension.
Better Sleep: Meditation
In this simple meditation practice which can be used before sleep, Lisa shows us how to bring awareness to the thoughts in our mind and how to helpfully acknowledge those thoughts, which can help calm the mind before bedtime. This meditation can be used anytime, and is useful to use at any point in the day when the road seems rocky, but is especially useful before sleep to ensure a more restful, calmer mind in preparation for deep rest.
Better Sleep: Settle down for sleep
This is yoga to enable you to settle down to sleep, you can even do this practice in bed. Lisa gives you the essential poses and breathing to settle the nervous system ready for rest. She also shares some acupressure points known to help with calming and soothing the body to rest.
Better Sleep: Morning Energiser
Not slept a wink? Feeling tired and out of sorts? Need strength to face the day? Let Lisa guide you through this nourishing morning sequence for slow-building energy for the day. Tips and advice about how to move and breath in ways that will sustain you throughout the day and make for a restful nights sleep. Part of the Better Sleep series and compliment to Lisa’s evening practices.