A conversation with Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, got Oprah thinking. If tantric sex works for them, maybe it can work for you!
Tantra sexuality, a 7,000-year-old tradition from India, is about connecting with your partner in such a deep way that the two of you become one through breath, sound and movement.
Lisa Schrader and husband Rick Schlussel begin with "soul gazing", staring deep into each other’s eyes. The next step is the "heart salutation," touching foreheads and breathing. "Your orgasmic energy will increase tenfold if you breathe and vocalize," Lisa said.
When Maryann quit work to stay home with her baby daughter, she put away her
sex appeal. It's not only her uniform of sweats and T-shirts, but it's her
bedroom that's keeping her sexpot from simmering.
"It's a total turnoff," Maryann said. "It's like a sports
bar. Would you want to have sex in this room?" It's not just the beer bottles on
top of the bed and [New York] Giants lamps. "I go to sleep every night with Don
Mattingly saying good night to me."
With their lives revolving around work and their daughter,
Maryann and her husband Mike's bedroom isn't about spending intimate time
together anymore. They need some help!
Architect and interior designer Dee Dee Taylor Hannah says many couples have the same problems as Maryann and Mike's passionless bedrooms.
"You need to feel comfortable [in your bedroom]," she said. The problems Dee Dee spotted include too much furniture, clutter, bad lighting, sports paraphernalia and a huge television (with video games!).
So how can they (and you) spice up a boring bedroom? Dee Dee recommends a higher bed, softer and sexier colors, good lighting and candles. We wanted to make sure Maryann and Mike's room was done right, so we're sending Dee Dee herself to transform it into a romantic oasis!
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