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Yoga for better sleep

Updated 12:01 PM ET, Thu March 26, 2015
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Functional squat: Lengthens spine, especially low back and realigns the pelvis and hips.
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Warrior one with side bend: Lengthens calves, hip flexors and side waist muscles.
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Supine bent-knee twist: Stretches hip, groin and low-back muscles. Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo
This pose also increases blood flow in the pelvis and abdomen, enhances mid-back mobility and opens the chest.
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This last pose should send you off into a peaceful deep sleep. Rich Montalbano/RiMo Photo