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Yoga is a comprehensive discipline that improves your well-being and brings you multiple benefits. The regular practice of yoga increases your ability to feel what is happening inside your body, so you will learn to control your emotions and not to be moved by them. In addition, you will learn to calm your mind, thus improving your quality of life.

  • It helps you sleep better: Restorative asanas, yoga nidra, savasana, pranayama and meditation promote pratyahara, the inner gaze of the senses, which provides rest for the nervous system.
  • It reduces stress: Introduce yoga into your daily routine to even out your stress and anxiety levels.
  • It increases happiness: One study found that continued yoga practice improved depression, significantly increased serotonin levels and reduced levels of monoamine oxidase (an enzyme that interferes with neurotransmitters) and cortisol.
  • It encourages a healthy lifestyle: regular practice gets you moving and burns calories. Of course, yoga can also inspire you to eat more consciously.
  • It increases your self-esteem: yoga offers you tools that will help you personally and you can start to feel better from the first time you practice.
  • It improves your sex life: Yoga increases blood flow and improves circulation throughout the body, including the genitals. Some researchers believe that yoga may also boost sexual desire by helping practitioners better connect with their own bodies.
  • It helps you focus and concentrate: regular yoga practice improves coordination, reaction time, memory and even intelligence test scores.
  • It provides inner strength: Yoga can help you make changes in your life. In fact, this may be its greatest benefit.
  • It raises your level of awareness to transform yourself: the more aware you are, the easier it is to free yourself from destructive emotions. Yoga reduces anger by increasing feelings of compassion and interconnectedness and relaxing the nervous system and mind.
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Summer is coming and the heat and the lack of desire to get into the kitchen with it. This should not be an excuse to eat poorly, on the contrary, there are many simple recipes with superfoods that provide us with the necessary nutrients and require minimal preparation time.

We propose a simple menu from the moment we get up until dinner so that you can put it into practice.

All-day superfood menu

Breakfast

Nothing simpler than preparing a bowl of oat milk with quinoa flakes, a little lemon zest, a sprig of cinnamon and honey to taste. In less than 5 seconds you'll be having a super breakfast with multiple properties.

Mid-morning

Wholemeal toast with extra virgin olive oil. Could it get any simpler? It certainly couldn't!

Lunch

In summer, what we like most is to eat cool meals, so we suggest a light salad of broccoli, avocado, finely chopped onion and raw spinach leaves. For the dressing we use pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and a ginger vinaigrette.

How to prepare ginger dressing?

You need virgin olive oil, lemon, soy sauce, garlic, honey, Dijon mustard and chopped ginger. Mix the ingredients in a blender, the quantities depend a little on your palate. If you are looking for an intense flavour, add more garlic. Keep the resulting sauce in the fridge. Remember that you can use it in salads and vegetables as well as with fish or tofu.

Snack

Green tea lassi: prepare a green tea bag in half a glass of hot water. Let it steep for 5 minutes and add honey to taste. Mix it in a blender with a handful of blueberries, half a ripe mango and natural Greek yoghurt. If you want to give it a special touch you can add a few drops of rose water.

Dinner

Have you got leftover broccoli? Make the most of it by making a broccoli wok with shiitake.

Clean the broccoli and cut it into small florets. Put a pan on the heat with a little water and the broccoli, add salt to taste and bring to the boil. When it comes to the boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain the broccoli and set aside for later.

Now it's time to peel and chop the onion, then sauté it with olive oil in a wok or large frying pan, add grated fresh ginger. Mix well and add the mushrooms, season to taste and allow the juices to evaporate.

Then add the pine nuts, stir a couple of times and add the well-drained broccoli. Continue stirring and sautéing the ingredients, then add the soy sauce to taste. Finally, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

Would you like to learn how to cook simple recipes with superfoods? Don't miss our Superfoods Course, enter Conscious TV and start taking care of your diet today.

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Christmas is here; One more year there is a party whose true origin fills us with happiness and an emotional vibration runs through our entire being: celebrating the birth of light.

It is from the Winter Solstice when the days, the light and the sun, founders of life, return to Earth. The darkness, the night, will return little by little to be shorter to give steps to longer days. This is how it has been celebrated since the most remote Antiquity, a simpler time and of greater contact with the primal nature of the cosmos that surrounds us. These days, it is constant that instead of thinking about the light and the time of peace that it augurs, we feel overwhelmed by Christmas shopping, family responsibilities, excess consumerism or the thousands of external stimuli that do not allow us to reconcile a emotional and spiritual balance .

Just as we try to put our house in order, we need to order our mind; Only in this way can we reconcile the bustle of these dates with the balance of a full and healthy life. This is corroborated by the results of numerous studies such as that of the Johns Hopkins Medicine center , according to which practicing about 30 minutes of meditation a day can reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression. Thus, Madhav Goyal, researcher at Johns Hopkins University and director of the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine , states that "meditation seems to provide relief similar to that found with antidepressants in other studies."

From Conscious Television we want to ask you one thing: take care of yourself and meditate. Find 10 minutes a day , in a quiet and relaxed place, and try to sit cross-legged and focus on your breathing. Doesn't seem like much does it? Start with ten minutes and work your way up to 20 minutes , the optimal time for meditation. Try to clear your mind and gently reject all the thoughts that cross your mind. Just breathe. You can also focus on some of the following:

Pay attention to every part of your body. Pay attention to gravity. Feel how it holds you to the ground; in how your hair, your arms, your legs tend to go towards the center of the earth. You have never been aware of how the law of gravity affects you: now is the time. Focus on the dark. Your eyes are closed and your mind will want to flood you with a thousand images of to-dos or past images. Like I said, discard them gently but firmly. Concentrate on the breath. Feel how the air enters through your nostrils; how it briefly nests in your lungs causing them to swell and hold your breath for a few seconds. Now go the reverse way, and once your lungs are empty, hold for a few seconds before the next inspiration

From Conscious TV we want to wish you the best Christmas, and a new year full of consciousness and inner peace. You can see our courses on Meditation and Yoga on Conscious TV.

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    [description] =>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A Mudra is a sacred gesture performed with the hands that is able to take us to different states of consciousness. Mudras are usually performed with the hands, but there are also mudras that are done with the eyes, the body or through breathing techniques.

In this post we are going to talk about Khechari Mudra, which is performed with the tongue and brings great benefits in the practice of tantra.

What is Khechari Mudra?

The Bandhas or Mudras are like energetic locks and what they do is to close the base chakra and raise the energy towards the throat chakra. In the practice of Khechari Mudra the tongue on the hard palate circulates the energy making it return back to the first chakra creating an energetic orbit going up through sushuma (artery or central vein) and down through the previous chakras.

When the tongue is placed on the soft palate what happens is that the energy does not return and is released into the higher chakras. This exercise is important to perform retro ejaculation in the orgasmic plateau phase. This happens because the tongue is a channeler of energy as are the hands and the lingam.

Mudras exercise with hand, thumb and middle finger together

This powerful Mudra performs an energetic ascension of the Kundalini to the higher chakras at the same time as the Khechari Mudra.

The thumbs (first chakra) and middle finger (third chakra) are joined together, thus leaving the index finger (second chakra where sexual tension is accumulated) free, what it does is to make an energetic circulation from Muladhara to Manipura. By connecting it with Kechari Mudra it rises directly through the Kundalinic channel to higher chakras.

If in the mudra, the tongue is applied to the hard palate, the orgasm is channelled into the throat and occipital chakra.

If in the mudra, the tongue is applied to the soft palate, the energetic inflection goes up to the sahasrara and bindu chakras.

Kneeling exercise Kechari Mudra with partner

kneeling in front of the partner holding the phalanges of the other and joining the pelvises we perform Khechari Mudra leaning backwards, as if looking at the sun with our eyes and with our tongue tightly pressed on the deep palate. The Mudra is performed at least twice. 

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Pranayama are different breathing exercises that are performed in a Yoga class. There are different types of Pranayama and each has different objectives: to purify the body, to increase the heart rate, to clean the airways, to gain concentration, among many other things.

In Sanskrit, prana means energy and iama means control. So Pranayama means control of energy.  For the ancient Yogis, when we breathe, we absorb Prana or the energy of the universe through the air.  By this it is understood that to control energy is to control your breath.

Breathing - Pranayama

Although there are many pranayamas, the three best known are Kaphalabati "Shining Skull", Anuloma Viloma or "Alternating Breath" and Ujjaji or "Victorious Breath". Besides being among the most popular, they are also the simplest and are therefore the first to be taught to beginners.

  • In Kaphalabati breathing, the teacher invites students to breathe in normally but to breathe out short and hard, expelling all the air in one breath. This is done 50 to 100 times in a row. This exercise generates a lot of heat and increases the heart rate, so it is very common to do it before the start of class.
  • According to the Vedic tradition, the Nadis are channels that carry energy or Prana through the body. Although each person has about 72 thousand, there are 3 main ones. Ida, Pingala and Sushuma. When Ida and Pingala are in balance, Sushuma is activated. Ida and Pingala are related to the left and right nostrils respectively. Anuloma Viloma breathing seeks to activate these two Nadis by alternating the nostril through which one breathes, first through one and then through the other. The aim is to help students to concentrate. It is important to live the practice of Yoga in the moment, trying to keep thoughts in the here and now and avoiding distractions. This breath helps to achieve this.
  • Ujjaji breathing is common in Ashtanga style and its derivatives such as Vinyasa Flow and Power Yoga. This pranayama, unlike the two previous ones, is performed throughout the practice: it is a way of breathing that is performed by closing the glottis, so that the inhalations and exhalations sound similar to the waves of the sea.  Ujjaji Pranayama is crucial in the dynamic styles as it keeps the heat and at the same time the heartbeat slower, so that the students do not speed up.

It is important to have the right teacher who can teach the pranayama properly in order to fully enjoy the benefits it brings.

"When we control our breath, we can control our mind" Sri K. Patthabi Jois, creator of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga system.

Read more information about Pranayama on Conscious TV.

For more information on yoga and personal development check out Conscious TV.

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According to the oldest yogic texts, the Vedas, each person has 5 koshas or bodies that perform different functions. Like an onion, the layers go from the outer to the inner and are highly interlinked: if one is wrong, they will all be wrong. The medieval Hindu philosopher Adi Shankara explains each one in his book Viveka Suda Mani..

What are 5 Koshas?

  • Annamaya Kosha: is the external body, the one that can be perceived. It is measurable and quantifiable. It consists of skin, organs and bones. In the Hatha Yoga Pradipika they mention a gentle diet to take care of this layer, with lots of cereals and honey that is easy to digest and they also recommend to stay away from very spicy, salty or acidic foods. Sri K. Pathabi Jois in his book "Yoga Mala" writes "Only half of the stomach should be filled with what we eat.  One quarter of the remaining half should be filled with water and the last quarter should remain empty for the movement of air".
  • Pranamaya Kosha: is the energy body. It gives life to Annamaya Kosha. Its tangible manifestation is the breath. It is composed of Chakras and Nadis, which are the channels that conduct energy throughout the body. The name Pranamaya is derived from Prana meaning energy, which we obtain through the breath. Pranayama exercises have effects on this Kosha.
  • Manomaya Kosha: is the perceiving mind and is composed of the 5 senses, the organs of action and thoughts and is responsible for transmitting the information obtained from the external world to all the other Koshas.
  • Vignanamaya Kosha: this is our ego, where our personality and our ability to classify and discriminate the elements of the environment is located. Vignanamaya is the generator of the concept of the "individual self" as unique and different from all others. It is, in turn, the one that reincarnates in other bodies after death.
  • Anandnamaya Kosha: is the sheath of bliss. It is the layer closest to the Atman and reflects it, and is therefore characterised by the joy that comes from accumulated karmic actions. However, it should be noted that it is not the Atman either. The Atman is at the centre and all the Koshas are layers that overlay it to create the experience of life.

If you want to know more about these and other concepts related with Ayurveda, visit Conscious TV and our Ayurveda Course.

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You are not just what you eat, but when, why, how and where. Your eating habits are only part of the equation, you are the result of your thoughts, emotions and daily experiences. In this post you will find the main recipes of the 7-day Ayurvedic menu that we propose in this second week of the challenge.

Table 1- Purifying Vegetables

Cauliflower, pumpkin, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, artichokes, asparagus, onions, mushrooms, celery, peas, fennel, radishes, watercress.

RECIPES:

Superfood Smoothie (serves one)

    2/3 of a cup of almond or rice milk

    2/3 of a cup of water 2 teaspoons protein shake

    1 tablespoon of sunflower seeds and a handful of blueberries or blackberries

    A pinch of cinnamon or cardamom.

Mix all ingredients in a blender. You can make variations with different types of milk and fruit or flavours of protein and seeds.

Khichadi for lunch

    ¼ cup basmati rice

    ½ cup of mung beans

    2 ½ cups of water

    2 tablespoons olive oil

    1 ½ tablespoons curry powder Salt to taste

    3-4 sprigs of fresh coriander finely chopped

    1 cup chopped cleansing vegetables

    1 tablespoon of sunflower seeds

    2 tablespoons of chopped walnuts

Rinse the rice and beans. In a medium saucepan, bring the water, rice and beans to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and continue cooking for 20 minutes. Add the extra virgin olive oil D.O., curry and salt while cooking. Stir well. At the end add the coriander, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Mix well and serve.

Khichadi for dinner

Repeat the midday khichadi, but replace the vegetables with a salad of lettuce, spinach, kale, arugula, and cilantro. You can also replace the rice with quinoa and leave out the nuts.

Grilled Vegetables with Miso Sauce

    ¼ peeled and seeded, diced pumpkin

    1 sliced red onion

    2 tablespoons sesame oil

    1 large bok choy, separate the leaves

Miso sauce

    1 tablespoon miso sauce

    1 crushed clove garlic 

    ½ tablespoon of brown sugar

    ¼ cup of water

    1 tablespoon of sesame oil

    ½ tablespoon of rice vinegar

    2 chopped chives

    1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

In a frying pan, sauté the pumpkin and half an onion with the oil. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender and transfer to a plate.

Pass the onion slices in a skillet for 5 minutes, until crisp. To stop.

Put the bok choy (Chinese cabbage) in the pan, sauté for 4 minutes until soft and transfer to a plate. While you make the miso sauce, combine the miso paste with the crushed garlic, brown sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat, cook for two minutes or until the miso dissolves. Remove from the heat, add the oil and vinegar. Stir in the spring onions and sesame seeds. Serve the stir-fried vegetables, garnished with the miso sauce, or serve the sauce on the side.

Asparagus Soup (serves 4).

      4 cups of finely chopped asparagus
      2 cups chopped fresh celery
      6 cups chicken or vegetable stock
      6 tablespoons butter or ghee
      ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
      ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
      ¼ cup rice flour
      1 cup cream

Boil the asparagus and celery for 5 minutes in a large saucepan, then puree the asparagus and celery in a blender. Add broth from the pot to achieve the desired consistency. Add butter or ghee (clarified butter), pepper, nutmeg and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat. Add the cream and rice flour to thicken. Reduce heat to a simmer for 3 minutes. Serve warm.

Coconut and Cucumber Smoothie

      ½ small cucumber
      ½ cup organic coconut milk
      ½ cup organic rice milk
      1 ½ cups chopped watercress
      1 tablespoon maple syrup

Extract the cucumber juice in a juice extractor. Put the cucumber juice in a blender and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well.

Yogurt with granola

      1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
      ½ cup granola
      ½ cup fresh fruit

In a tall glass layer half cup yogurt, ¼ cup granola and ¼ cup fruit, repeat layers.

Pumpkin Soup (serves 4)

      1 large onion, chopped
      2 tablespoons olive oil
      3 cloves garlic
      2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
      4 sliced carrots
      1 ½ teaspoons curry powder
      ½ tablespoon cayenne pepper
      ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
      ½ tablespoon ground nutmeg
      4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
      1 baked sweet potato with skin on
      1 medium butternut squash, roasted and cut into chunks
      Greek yogurt for dressing

Sauté the onion with the oil, garlic, ginger and carrots in a large pot for 4 minutes, until the onion caramelises. Add the curry powder, cayenne, cinnamon, nutmeg and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Peel and cut the sweet potato into small pieces. Add to the stock along with the pumpkin. Cook for 5 minutes. Blend the soup in a blender. Season to taste. Serve in bowls and garnish with plain Greek yoghurt.

Hot Quinoa Cereal with Spiced Milk (Serves 2)

      1 cup water
      ½ cup quinoa
      1 cup organic soy milk
      ¼ cup ginger powder
      pinch of cinnamon
      2 tablespoons honey

Bring the water and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Reduce the heat and stir frequently, until the quinoa is tender and the mixture thickens, about 20 minutes. Add more water if necessary.

When the quinoa is almost done, combine the soy milk, ginger, and cinnamon in a separate saucepan. Heat the mixture over low heat.

Separate the quinoa into two bowls. Top with the spiced soya milk and honey.

Kale and mandarin salad

      Add a handful of finely chopped kale
      2 mandarin oranges in segments
      1 grated carrot
      ¼ cup blueberries
      ½ cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
      1 medium tomato, diced
      1 tablespoon toasted sunflower seeds
      2 tablespoons shredded coconut
      Salt and 2 tablespoons oil.

Combine all ingredients, mix and serve.

This menu is suitable for all doshas . If you don't know your dosha, take the test here: 

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Radish is an edible root of the "cruciferous or winter vegetable" family, like cabbage, turnip, mustard, or broccoli, and shares many properties with them. It is native to Europe and Asia, but is now cultivated and consumed all over the world.

It has a characteristic bitter and somewhat spicy taste that many people love and that more sensitive palates dislike. Two varieties are readily available on the market, the small red one, and the white one, much larger and elongated. There is a third variety, the black one, similar in size to the red one and difficult to find in Spanish markets.

They can be planted in spring, summer and autumn, so there are radishes almost all year round and they are harvested to be eaten almost immediately. You will find them in greengrocers and supermarkets without any problem, especially the red radish; the other two are usually available in more specialised vegetable shops.

According to ancient medicine, radishes had relaxing properties and made it easier to sleep, so they were often used as a sedative. They were also used as an antidote against poisons and in some cultures they were eaten before each meal mixed with walnuts, celery and lemon.

Health benefits of radishes

  • Radish is a mini super bomb of antioxidants, it has more vitamin C than lemon. It is good for the skin as it helps to form collagen, for the absorption of iron and is included in the diets of people undergoing chemotherapy. It contains another powerful antioxidant that gives it its peculiar spicy flavour, although it loses it easily if we leave it in the fridge for a few days.

  • Due to its antibacterial properties, it is a very beneficial food for the digestive system, as it increases the intestinal flora and also strengthens the liver.
  • Due to its richness in fibre and high potassium content, it is a fantastic complement in slimming diets, as it helps to eliminate liquids, is astringent and helps to eliminate kidney stones.
  • It is a diuretic food due to its high fibre and potassium content.
  • It prevents and helps in the treatment of cancer. It is a powerful cell regenerator.
  • It is a super intestinal antibacterial, combats problems of flatulence, slow digestion, chronic constipation or diarrhoea.
  • It benefits the health of the liver, promoting its correct secretions.

    If you want to know how to introduce radish in your in your daily life and more benefits of superfoods be sure to visit our Superfoods Course.

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    We've all had that occasional moment when we've spent the night like an owl. However, when not sleeping well becomes a part of your day-to-day life, we are talking about insomnia.

    Worries, stress and daily tension disturb our rest and this makes us feel weak, tired, irritable and unable to concentrate.

    The "Sleep Well" programme invites you to perform different routines such as asana postures combined with breathing exercises, healthy diet tips, different types of meditation, a series of habits that will change your life and improve your rest.

    How does not sleeping well affect us?

    Getting a good night's sleep is one of the unfinished business for many people, and this is even more so for women. Sleep interferes directly with our health, so it is essential to start taking care of it.

    We live in a constant state of alarm, and anxiety and stress are a good example of this. An attitude that blocks us and wastes the energy needed to carry out vital functions on keeping us awake because of these feelings of unease and restlessness.

    What is the point of the work I am proposing?

    In the programme you will find postures, exercises, breathing practices (pranayama) and meditation so that you can become aware of the change we propose and gradually integrate it into your life.

    The parts of the body you are going to work on are fundamental to feel, move, stretch, create enough space and experience the benefits of breathing.

    Activating muscles, joints, tendons, organs, improves blood circulation and makes you free, relax and focus your mind.

    When you work the diaphragm, shoulders, shoulder blades you release accumulated tensions. Being able to reach those spaces that usually without the practice of yoga you do not access.

    What changes will you notice with the "Sleep Well" programme?

    You will notice your breathing is wider, deeper, you will feel better. A feeling of calm, tranquillity and space.

    How does the programme run?

    The work dynamic to free the pelvis, lumbar, hips is very present since a lot of tension and internal pressure is concentrated here. By deepening each movement and posture we will deeply calm your nervous system.

    The mobility of the body is one of the most important things you need to feel in order to start flowing. Movement unblocks and releases the whole body. Feel the feeling of fullness during and after the practice.

    Pranayama is the most subtle part of yoga. After the asana practice, once you have opened that physical space, you will be able to perceive more clearly the tranquillity and mental calmness that this activity provides. Mind-body balance. A powerful and very restorative practice.

    The last step of the "Sleep Well" programme is meditation, a moment of awareness where you can observe your mind in a clear and free space, bringing you closer to stability and absolute relaxation.

    A healthy diet is essential and this will also be part of the programme. It's not about dieting, it's about eating healthy and balanced meals to keep you feeling strong and vital. Keep your body in good shape by incorporating the necessary vitamins and nutrients into your diet.

    Here are three basic tips:

    • Eat seasonal and, if possible, organic products.
    • Drink plenty of water to keep your body free of toxins and boost your immune system.
    • Eat calmly, this is the only way you will be able to assimilate all the nutrients and encourage your nervous system to feel calm.

    We hope you enjoy the "Sleep Well" programme as much as we enjoyed creating it. If you have any questions you can write to our teacher Silvia Jaén at: contact@conscious-tv.com

    Namaste.

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    The tantric massage ritual starts with preparing the room. Once the right atmosphere has been created, the sacred ritual begins by asking the patient to undress and put on a sarong. The masseur begins to perform tantric breathing to connect with the energy:

    1. Conscious Breathing: breathing in and out through the nose.

    2.Tantric abdominal breathing: "Mula Bandha" or "Sacral Pump".

      • Breathing in and out through the mouth with the intention of sucking energy through the soles of the feet.

      • Squeeze buttocks, hold inhalation, relax and exhale.

      • Compress perineal muscle, hold inhalation, relax and exhale.

      • Sphincter, hold inhalation, relax and exhale.

      • Clench fists, hold inhalation, relax and exhale.

      • Bring up energy, symbolised by the red ball, from the soles of the feet to the head, following the path: feet, fore legs, knees, legs, genitals. From the first to the seventh chakra.

      • The process is repeated successively until the 7th chakra is reached: inhalation and visualisation - stopping and rising of the energy - exhalation.

    The masseur should explain the objective of a tantra session and remember that if at any moment there is something that is uncomfortable, he/she should say so. There should be no preconceived expectations before starting the tantric massage ritual, what is sought is to awaken the cellular memory of pleasure and well-being. During the process there will be releases, moments of immense pleasure, but also various emotions will arise.

    It is very important to be aware of the breath and to keep the eyes closed so that the energy is focused on the body and not on the mind or the therapist. The breathing should be intense but be careful not to get dizzy. Once the breathing is established, we begin to gently stroke from the feet to the face with long strokes from the front and back.

    Tantric massage ritual: the embrace. 

    The active and passive subjects should be standing with the sarong on. Place the left leg on the crotch of the other and the right hand on the 5th chakra (nape of the neck) and the left hand on the 2nd chakra (sacral area). Inhale, stop, make circles first in the 5th and then in the 2nd chakra, exhale. Inhale, stop, idem and say "feel my heartbeat, exhale. Inhale, stop, idem and say "feel my sex on your leg", exhale.

    Learning tantra will significantly improve your sexual encounters and bring multiple benefits to your relationship .

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