Yoga has been around for centuries and was created to keep the body healthy so people could sit in meditation to gain self-realization and achieve enlightenment.
As a yoga teacher for the past 13 years, I have seen firsthand the incredible benefits of what it has done for my student’s personal growth as well as my own. But yoga has another advantage among the many other wonderful things it does for you body and mind. It can improve your sex life.
Here are some of the ways Yoga makes you better in the bedroom.
1. Yoga helps you be more present and enjoy
Being present, you’ll be more aware of what is happening in the bedroom which will lead to you wanting to be more connected with the person you’re having sex with. By being aware of what your body is feeling and how it works, you’ll accept it more which breeds more confidence and gives you more freedom to be naked and comfortable.
Just like doing a Warrior II pose, you are aware of many things at once; your legs, arms, pelvis, breath, your feet on the mat, the people around you, the voice of the instructor, the temperature of the room. You can take these skills you learn on your yoga mat into your sexual escapades being fully aware of everything that’s happening to you.
2. Yoga improves your stamina (Guys…You can last longer)
In yoga, one of the main focuses is breath work. By controlling your breath, you can enhance your awareness and bodily control. Men can benefit greatly from learning to monitor their breathing as it helps them increase their stamina because the breath controls the mind and the body. As Master Yoga Teacher, BKS Iyengar says, “Breath is King of the mind.”
3. Get Bendy & Adventurous
Flexibility is essential in yoga. The more limber you are, the more positions you can do and the deeper stretches you can take which will make your muscles stronger. In the bedroom, flexibility always is a plus as it allows you to do more positions in the bedroom. Grab a copy of the Kama Sutra for position ideas or get wild and make up your own.
4. Here’s an Ancient Sex Secret
One of the practices I focus on with my students is the practice of Mula Bhanda which is used to help strengthen your pelvic floor as well spiritual/energetic benefits. Strengthening this area will help with your performance in the bedroom….for men it allows for them to control ejaculation for women its keeps it tight.
If you’re interested in learning more about Mula Bhanda with me or just, want to improve your yoga, check out our upcoming Costa Rica retreat in Blue Spirit.