Doing yoga with someone you trust and are intimate with is a different experience altogether and it can give a boost to your relationship.
Here are some yoga poses you should try with your partner to feel infinitely closer and revisit the passion in your relationship.
1. Adho Mukha Vrikasana for strengthening arms, shoulders, and chest and stretching abdominal muscles.
Stand straight. Bend forward and place the palms on the floor. Inhale, and press the bent leg on to the floor and swing the legs up against the wall. Keep your abdominal muscles sucked in, and touching your partner's abdomen.
2. Baddha Konasana for activating your groins and putting you back in touch with your sexuality.
Sit back-to-back with your partner with the soles of your feet together. Your partner folds forward from the hips, attempting to keep their back straight. You release your head and shoulders onto your partner's back.
3. Utktasana for strengthening your legs.
Also known as Chair pose.
4. Urdhva Dhanurasana for improving flexibility and make you feel energetic.
Also known as Flying Bow/Wheel pose.
One of you will lie down and place your feet firmly at your partner's lower back and you heels resting at your partner's buttocks. Your partner will now bend backward and you grab onto your partner's shoulders.
5. Adho Mukha Svānāsana for strengthening bones and muscles.
Also known as Downward Double Dog pose.
Begin in a downward dog position, in front of your partner. Walk back on your feet and hands until you are able to walk your feet to your partner's lower back. You can keep talking to each other while you move through the pose.
6. Ardha Uttanasana strengthening the pelvic and groin regions.
Also known as Partner Forward Fold.
Sit in a wide-legged position facing your partner and bring the soles of your feet together. Extend your arms towards each other, holding your partner's forearm with your arm. Inhale and lengthen through the spine. Exhale, as one person folds forward from the hips and your partner sits back, keeping the spine and arms straight.
7. Dvi Vrksasana for improving your posture and balance.
Also known as Partner Double Tree.
Lean on your partner delicately, place your inside arm around each other's waist and press the other palm against that of your partner. Take a deep breath and try to form the shape of a double tree.
8. Urdhva Dhanurasana (Variation) for relaxation and flexibility.
Also known as Back Bird pose.
One of you will lie down and place your feet firmly at your partner's lower back and you heels resting at your partner's buttocks. Your partner will now bend backward while stretch their arms.
9. Ustrasana for strengthening back and shoulder and relieving backaches.
Also known as Partner Camel.
Kneel down facing your partner and grab each other's forearms. Push your hips forward and lean back while pushing your chest and head backward.
10. Utkata Konsana (Variation) for toning your lower body.
Also known as Temple pose.
Stand straight at a space of about 3 feet facing your partner. Lean forward while taking a deep breath and try to get hold of your partner's arms. Let your elbows and forearm touch against your partner's firmly.
11. Paripurna Navasana for relieving stress and strengthening your spine.
Also known as Boat pose.
Sit facing your partner, each with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Lift your lower back and lean your upper back slightly backward, engaging the core. Float the legs up to 45 degrees, touching the soles of the feet together and grabbing opposite wrists of your partner.
12. Kumbhakasana for improving your core strength and building trust in your partner.
Also known as the Front Plank yoga pose, or Flying yoga pose.
One partner lies flat on the back and supports the other with extended legs.
13. Matsyasana/Paschimottana for enhancing blood flow to the pelvic region.
Also known as seated backbend (fish pose)/forward fold.
Be seated back to back. One partner extends his legs and leans forward into a fold. The other partner places both feet on the floor and slowly presses backward, potentially into a gentle backbend.
14. Setu Bandha Sarvangasana for strengthening pelvic muscles, toning your vagina and improving orgasms.
15. Sukhasana to help you look at your partner and appreciate their beauty.
Also known as Centering, or Easy pose.
Sit face to face with your partner in a cross-legged position with your hands on one another’s knees. Take a moment to truly see the other person.
16. Savasana for forging strong connection between you and your partner.
Also known as relaxation pose.
Lay down in savasana with your head at your partner's feet. You can hols hands and put one of your hands on your partner's chest.