The importance of women’s sexual health has become a common and often talked about issue around the world. We are no longer in the dark about the importance of this most sacred energy our body produces and the role it plays in our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It is a new time for women; a time for open communication and sharing.
The Way of the Tao and meditation teaches how to utilize sexual energy for Health and Healing purposes. For over 5000 years Taoist sages have known that sexual energy, when harnessed and cultivated can be used to improve physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
A body needs nourishment, sleep, activity and sex to be healthy. The basic function of sex is reproduction. Beyond that, each time we are sexually active we generate a lot of life-force energy (Chi). When we have an ordinary orgasm, the life force pours out of our bodies into the Universe. However, we can learn to redirect the energy inward and upward instead of outward, and the energy will reach a higher center of the body and we will experience a greater experience never felt before. This will help us to create more energy, store it, and transform it into life-force energy, thereby increasing our energy level and even healing ourselves physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Tuning yourself before love-making is very important. How much tuning is needed varies for each woman, depending on her energy level. I often teach at my workshops the Root-lock breathing technique which can help direct Chi energy to the lower region. Often Chi energy leaks out during menstruation. Symptoms of this include: PMS, headaches, back pain, & low sexual energy.
Often, when a man and woman meet there is a strong attraction for one another. It is as if a strong magnetic force exists. Often the stress of marriage and family can drain the magnetic force and the attraction dims over time. There are exercises you can do to increase and rebuild those romantic forces. One technique I teach is called the Science of Being meditation which teaches you a very simple way to connect with Universal Life Energy which helps you feel energized by Source. Of course eating healthy foods and reestablishing a close feeling with your partner are also helpful.
If a couple can find time to do meditation together, and sit down with each other or do plam-to-palm touching, they can quiet their minds and begin to feel the energy of their partner. You can begin to learn to do energy exchange to help one another improve your mood and state of arousal by infusing one another with life force energy (Chi).
A healthy sexual relationship can involve many other factors, but it must have a good foundation, which can begin with meditation and breathing techniques. Chi Energy is a subtle electromagnetic force flowing within the body. The pathways the Chi follows reveals the meridian system of the human body.
The meridian healing system (originating in Chinese Medicine) is based on the concept that too much or an insufficient supply of Chi makes a person vulnerable to disease. The twelve major meridians correspond to specific human organs: kidneys, liver, spleen, hearth, lungs, pericardium, bladder, gall bladder, stomach, small and large intestines, and the triple burner (body temperature regulator). Restoring the Chi is the ultimate goal in restoring overall health and well-being to the individual which, with a little knowledge and practice, can be achieved through sexual energy.
Take a couple of deep, full, cleansing closed mouth breaths and begin to relax. Hold in the lower abdominal area. Hold in the navel area. Close the mouth, and breathe in and out making a sound like Darth Vader. This sound and the breath are made by slightly constricting the throat.
Whisper a few words out loud and then whisper the same words with your mouth closed while trying to enunciate the words from the back of your throat. Now keep your mouth closed and inhale and exhale while constricting this area of your throat, making the Darth Vader sound.
This breathing technique is very powerful. It generates heat, moves energy and as a point of focus, it trains the mind to pay attention and be present. The root lock practice increases the activity of the parasympathetic nervous system which can ease pain; lowers the breath rate, heart rate, and blood pressure; and stabilizes brain-wave activity. Root lock is an energy charging practice with great specific benefits:
hormonal balance, stimulating and regulating the nerves around the lower pelvic region, rebalances nervous activity in the body, significantly decrease stress and anxiety levels, decreases muscle tension, improves mood, decreases depression, increases endorphin levels, releases healthy chemicals such as nitric oxide and serotonin, balances the chakras, stimulates alpha brain waves, increases longevity, sends oxygen to the cells, anti-aging and much much more.
Practice this technique beginning with 3 minutes per day, once in the morning and then in the evening. Work your way up until you are able to do 20 minute sessions. This very simple mind body self-healing technique is easy to learn and do. It stimulates your brain and produces high levels of healing chemicals all throughout the body. It is beneficially on a physical, psychological and spiritual level. It can help to prevent or even reverse medical disorders. It also provides a very simple anti-aging benefit since it oxygenates the body’s 800 trillion cells.