Myth vs. Fact: A Look at 5 Popular Yoga Claims

Myth: Yoga improves your sex life.

Can yoga provide bedroom benefits?
Can yoga provide bedroom benefits?

Truth: One of the most widely circulated rumors about yoga is that it is somehow intertwined with enhanced sexual pleasure -- and it is true that yoga can increase your confidence and body image (and even your flexibility), which could lead to more fun in bed. But as to whether it can lead to more powerful orgasms or tantric sex sessions that last for hours? The jury's still out. Research does suggest that yoga can increase blood flow to the pelvis and may improve sexual functioning and satisfaction, but so far that's only been anecdotally linked to real sexual benefits. (If it's working for you, though, don't let us stop you!)

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