Yoga poses for better sex life

Lifestyle

19 Jul 2019

Five Yoga asanas to improve your libido

A satisfying sex life is crucial for a couple's overall emotional, physical, and mental well-being.

Low libido or lack of sex drive is one of the biggest hindrances in getting satisfied in bed.

Although it commonly affects older couples, age is not the only factor.

However, know that the ancient Ayurvedic practice of Yoga can help. Here's how.

How Yoga can help improve your sex life

Yoga has many amazing health benefits that can help contribute to your overall sexual well-being. It is known to improve blood flow, enhance flexibility, bust stress, maintain healthy weight, ultimately giving a boost to your libido.

#1

Cat-cow pose

Cat-cow pose

The Cat-Cow pose will help massage the spine, and strengthen your back and torso. By strengthening your back and kegels, it will improve your sexual endurance.

To perform, start by getting on all fours. Now using your hands and knees (grounded into mat), inhale and round up your back (cat), then exhale and arch your back (cow).

Repeat this a few times.

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#2

Bridge pose

To perform the Bridge pose, lie down on your back with your arms next to your body, palms facing down.

Bend your knees and and place your feet on floor.

Now taking support of your shoulders, arms and feet, lift your back off the floor.

Keep breathing slowly and deeply.

Maintain the posture for one minute. Relax, then repeat.

#3

Downward dog pose

To get in the Downward Dog position, start in tabletop position, then raise your hips in a manner that your body forms an upside-down 'V' position against the floor.

Now, relax your head and neck, and draw your inner thighs to the back.

Take five to seven breaths. Relax, then repeat.

Perform the asana daily for enhanced libido.

#4

Cobra pose

Cobra pose

The Bhujangasana (cobra pose) aids in expanding your chest (thus enhancing respiration), reducing fatigue, boosting blood-flow, and decreasing stress, thereby improving your sexual prowess.

To perform, lie down on your stomach with your hands under your shoulders. Next, press down with your hands, and lift your upper body back, as far as possible.

Hold the pose for five breaths.

Relax, then repeat.

#5

Eagle pose

Start by standing on your left leg and bend the same knee.

Lift your right foot, cross it over the left knee, and then bring the front of your right foot around the left calf.

Cross your left arm over right, fold forearms at elbow and wrap them around each other, clicking the palms together.

Hold for five breaths, release, then shift sides.

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