Can Yoga Increase Sexual Performance?
Yoga can be quite difficult for the beginner seeking to become an experienced yogi, but once the basics are mastered and the body gets used to being in folded and twisted positions, one can gain several benefits from the exercise including an enhancement in sexual performance. Working out daily helps to increase libido by releasing endorphins into the blood stream and by balancing hormones necessary for striking up sexual desire and prompting reproduction, and yoga has these same capabilities and more. Focused breathing is one of the key components of yoga that allow those participating to remain in focused concentration when in difficult positions and this same type of breathing is needed during sex. Breathing into a stretch to bring oxygen to the muscles allows a participant to feel the stretch more deeply, and this same type of deeply feeling can be brought into sex with focused and concentrated breathing. One of the main issues women have during sex is reaching orgasm, and improper breathing and “living in the head” are major contributors to the inability to reach the big O. By focusing on the breath and concentrating on sending the energy of that breath down to the pelvis and into the genitals will help to awaken the clitoris in a major way. Beyond the latter benefits of yoga, certain positions provide enhancing benefits to sexual performance beyond increasing flexibility...Read More