Although often synonymous with sex, tantra is really about connection — whether that’s with yourself or between you and a partner.
After all, the word itself — derived from the ancient Sanskrit — means “web” or “to weave energy.”
In practice, tantra is about enlightenment: to transcend both the sexual and spiritual planes by engaging in deeply meditative, spontaneous, and intimate relationship with everything; from holding a hand to drinking a cup of tea!
Like yoga, tantra is all about physical and spiritual awareness.
When you learn and practice tantra, you become more in-tune with your body, what gives it pleasure, and the way it feels pleasure.
Tantra isn’t only focused on reaching a higher state of mind-body consciousness. It can also be about creating a deeper, more harmonious bond with your partner.
When you practice tantra, you and your partner learn to be physically aware and spiritually present, feeding each other energy that continues to grow.
Tantra also allows you both to explore and expand all aspects of your personalities, so that you begin to truly know the other person inside and out.