4 Yoga Poses To Enhance Your Sex Life

Yoga can help you build a closer bond with yourself and your partner on a spiritual, physical, and sexual level.

Sushmita Sharma
Written by: Sushmita SharmaUpdated at: Feb 25, 2023 19:00 IST
4 Yoga Poses To Enhance Your Sex Life

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We all know the excellent health benefits of yoga. But how many of you were aware that it could improve your sex life too? It reduces stress and improves sexual desire in people. Regular yoga sessions can help you become more aware of the present moment, which is crucial while trying to improve your sex life. Many yoga poses help increase blood flow and strengthen pelvic floor muscles. Yoga helps you build a closer bond with yourself and your partner on a spiritual, physical, and sexual level.

Yoga Poses You Should Try

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra pose is one the best exercises for your spine and pelvis region. A solid core helps you maintain control over your pelvis, which can improve performance.

Step 1: Start by lying on your stomach. Now, put your hands beneath your shoulders while keeping your elbows tight to your sides and pointing straight.

Step 2: Next, relax your palms under your shoulders and spread your fingers widely.

Step 3: Prepare to elevate your upper body and head by placing your hand down and palms precisely beneath your shoulder blades.

Step 4: Lift the upper body using your hands, then lower yourself into a low cobra pose.

Step 5: For higher lifts, stretch your lower back muscles. Maintain a steady, slightly upward look. To guarantee good spinal alignment, ensure your neck is elongated in the back.

Step 6: Maintain this position, breathing in to lift a little higher and breathing out to tighten your muscles and maintain your height.

Also Read: 5 Yoga Asanas To Tighten Pelvic Muscles

Downward Dog

It helps you relax, relieve muscle tension, provide strength and improve overall flexibility.

Step 1: Set your feet hip distance apart and point your heels downward.

Step 2: Spread your hands at the top of the mat; the tailbone expands and forms an inverted V as it moves towards the back of the mat.

Step 3: Relax your neck and pull your shoulders away from your ears.

Step 4: Hold this position on a count of five to 10 breaths.

Cat & Cow Pose

It helps enhance your mood, stretch your spine, and reduce stress levels in your body. 

Step 1: Begin by getting down on all fours. Ensure your knees align with your hips, and your wrists are beneath your shoulders. Maintain a neutral spine and distribute your weight equally throughout your body.

Step 2: Take a deep breath while looking up and allowing your stomach to descend towards the floor. As you stretch, raise your chest, chin, and eyes.

Step 3: Draw your navel into your spine as you exhale while tucking your chin into your chest. Your spine should be curved upward.

Step 4: Make swift transitions between the two for over a minute.

Also Read: 7 Health Benefits Of Doing Surya Namaskar Regularly

Shoulder Stand

You can relieve lower body tension with the shoulder stand. It also helps promote blood flow to all parts of your body.

Step 1: Lie comfortably on the floor and bend your knees.

Step 2: Put your hands out straight, palms facing the ground, on both sides.

Step 3: Using your hands to push through, extend your legs vertically to the ceiling.

Step 4: To support yourself and to allow you to extend the stretch, place your hands behind your lower back.