Yoga se hoga! Try these 5 yoga poses to improve your sex life

Well, lower libido can take a toll on your sex life. You can, however, try yoga for sex! Read how it can help!

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To enjoy your sex life, try yoga! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Updated on: 7 September 2022, 15:19 pm IST
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Sex can be exciting, tender, seductive, playful, or intensely spiritual. But before you think yoga can enhance your sexual performance, let’s be clear that sex can be enjoyable no matter what. However, yoga can be used as a practice to control various issues that may negatively affect your sex life. Simply put, yoga can help you get enthused about sexual activities. So let’s learn about the benefits of yoga for sex!

Here’s how can yoga improve your sex life

Well, yoga aids in achieving balance on all levels in your life. You can establish a stronger spiritual, physical, and sexual connection with yourself and your partner with yoga. According to a 2009 study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, yoga can increase orgasm, arousal, and overall sexual satisfaction. If you’re wondering how, here’s the answer! It can improve blood flow to the pelvic area, engage and activate the body’s core, sharpen your focus, and raise oxygen levels in the body.

So, to explore some best yoga poses to improve sex life, Health Shots got in touch with Himalayan Siddha Akshar, Founder, Akshar Yoga Research and Development Centre, who recently created a Guinness World Record for holding a Bow Pose or Dhanurasana for 2 minutes.

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Practicing yoga together can boost intimacy. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Akshar says, “Yoga’s ability to improve your sex life is one of its most underappreciated advantages. Yoga really concentrates on the center, both physically and mentally. Both are crucial for maintaining sexual health.”

Here are 5 yoga poses to practice regulary for better sex life:

1. Vajrasana

Here’s how to perform it:

  • Gently bend your knees downward.
  • Keep your heels parallel to one another.
  • The right and left toes must be near to one another rather than stacked on top of one another.
  • Position your knees with your palms facing up.
  • Raise your head and straighten your back.

 

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The humble Vajrasana is one yoga pose you can practice for your sexual health. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Paschimottanasana

Here’s how to perform it:

  • Perform Dandasana first.
  • Make sure your legs are extended forward with your knees slightly bent.
  • Raise your arms upward while maintaining a straight spine.
  • Exhale to release air from your stomach.
  • Bend forward at the hips and place your upper body on your lower body while exhaling.
  • Drop your arms and place your fingertips on your big toes.

 

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Practising this asana can help improve your sexual health. Image courtesy: Grand Master Akshar

3. Padahastasana

Here’s how to perform it:

  • Stand in Tadasana position.
  • Exhale as you start to bend forward.
  • Bring your fingertips or palms on the floor.

 

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Standing forward bending pose is the simplest thing you can do for a better sex life. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Dhanurasana

Here’s how to perform it:

  • Start by resting on your stomach.
  • Kneel down and grasp your ankles firmly with your palms.
  • Possess a solid grasp.
  • Extend your arms and legs as far as you can.
  • Hold the position for a time while looking up.

 

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Bow pose aka Dhanurasana. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

5. Chakrasana

Here’s how to perform it:

  • Lay on your back.
  • Ensure that your feet are firmly planted on the ground and bend your knees.
  • Position your palms upward while bending your arms at the elbows.
  • Put your palms on the floor on either side of your head while rotating your arms at the shoulders.
  • As you inhale, press your palms and legs together and raise your entire body in an arch.
  • Calm down your breathing and keep your neck relaxed.

 

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Chakrasana can change your sex life! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

So, try this yoga poses to help you flow your way to a more enhanced sexual experience if you want to spark an even deeper connection with your partner.

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