Don’t suffer! Spice up your sex life with these 4 couple yoga poses

Is your sex life out of track? If so, here we're revealing 4 couple yoga poses to ensure you have a great sex life.
Couple yoga can boost intimacy. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Published on: 22 April 2022, 17:30 pm IST
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Being physically fit and healthy is definitely important for your better sexual health. And in order to have sexual arousal, your body needs more oxygen and increased blood circulation. So how is it possible? Well, yoga se hoga! Regular yoga practice can benefit your mind, spirit, and body together which can boost your abilities and energy to perform better sex. No, we’re not going to tell you to perform XYZ poses alone, but we are talking about couple yoga poses which can  also help you bond.

Yes, performing yoga can bring more fun to your life and can give you a chance to spend more time with your partner. According to an expert, doing yoga together can strengthen your relationship and build intimacy.

Benefits of couple yoga or partner yoga

Connecting with your partner through yoga brings alignment into your relationship. Couple yoga or partner yoga is a shared practice that brings joy and happiness to the practitioners. Practicing yoga with your partner is a mutually beneficial activity.

To understand more benefits of couple yoga, Health Shots spoke to Grand Master Akshar, yoga master, spiritual guru, and lifestyle coach. Akshar says, “Yoga with your partner builds togetherness and solidarity. Yoga gives you many physical and mental benefits, including increased flexibility, strength, stamina, better immunity, and self-confidence. Practicing yoga with a loved one can only double the fun and benefits you can gain on your yoga mat. Boost your couple’s immunity and evolve together in your relationship with yoga.”

Here are 4 couple yoga poses to improve sex life:

Try these following poses with your partner, holding each asana for 30 seconds and repeating for 3 sets, says Akshar.

1. Prasarita Padottanasana

This pose is great to open those parts of your body which tend to hold stress. It boosts your energy level, allowing you to stay sexually energetic and rejuvenated.

This pose can also improve your posture. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Formation of the posture

* Spread your feet wide and keep your knees straight
* Place palms down under your shoulders
* Drop head as low as possible

2. Ardha Chandrasana – Half-moon Pose

Ardha Chandrasana is known to improve the coordination and sense of balance between you and your partner. Moreover, it improves endurance and stamina in the body, which can help in a man’s overall sexual performance.

Yoga has a solution for everything. Yes, even to improve your sex life. Image courtesy: Grand Master Akshar

Formation of the Posture

* Place your right foot in between your palms and step back with your left.
* Inhale and bend your upper body back which resembles half a moon.
* Push your pelvis down.

3. Paschimottanasana

You can also add partner stretches like Paschimottansana and Padahastasana. It helps to improve endurance by strengthening the muscles. It is also good for hamstring flexibility and lower body strength.

Add Paschimottanasana to your daily yoga routine. Image courtesy: Grand Master Akshar

Formation of the posture

* Sit with your legs stretched forward, facing your partner.
* Exhale, bend forward, and try to place your upper body on your lower body.
* See if you can hold your big toes with your fingers.

Also, read: Worried about your partner’s erectile dysfunction? Urge him to try yoga

4. Padmasana / Sukhasana

Practise asanas like Sukhasana, and Padmasana for hip flexibility and lower body opening. Moreover, this pose is known to stimulate sexual energies by strengthening the pelvic floor.

Formation of the posture

* Sit in lotus pose or easy pose.
* Place your palms on your knees facing up.
* Keep your spine straight.
* Sit back to back with your partner.

Breathing Methodology: Inhale and exhale gently in the posture

Padmasana will also bring you a lot of mental peace. Image courtesy: Grand Master Akshar

You can also try these yoga poses to improve your sex life:

1. Challenge yourself by holding planks/Santolanasana together for building upper body strength and stamina.

2. Backbends like Chakrasana, Ustrasana, and Dhanurasana will help you remain youthful, active, and energetic.

So give these yoga poses a chance and experience better intimacy and sex!

About the Author
Aayushi Gupta

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information.

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