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Relax with Yoga

Some people begin yoga for the health benefits and some for the calming, relaxing effect. I find yoga to be almost like a meditative practice. I gain strength, flexibility and relaxation. It can be intimidating to those who have never tried it… looking at photos of people twisted like pretzels, especially for men. It’s more important to honor your body and only do what is comfortable for you. If you’re not ready to start a class, try a video in the comfort of your home. Yoga for Stress Relief & Flexibility by Ashley Turner gives clear instruction and her voice is so calming. Have you tried yoga and did it relax you?

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Yoga Fires Up Your Desire

We usually think of the benefits of yoga as flexibility, strength, posture, calm, concentration and decrease in blood pressure and heart rate, but what you may not know is it can enhance you sex life too. Research published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine suggests that it strengthens muscle tone and increases blood flow. Shown here is the Triangle Pose for pelvic muscle strengthening. Proper form and breathing are important too.