Psychology Today has an interesting article about Partner Yoga (with some very outdated photos — at least I think so since the woman looks like her yogawear is from the early 80s). But hey if you can get your man (or woman) to do these poses with you, all the more power to you!
Whether Mom’s lectures about your “questionable” lifestyle leave you livid, or you’re exasperated with your significant other for forgetting an anniversary, bickering with loved ones from time to time is normal. But instead of throwing damaging verbal punches, maybe a more constructive way to work through arguments is by hitting the mat together for a few minutes of partner yoga?
“Partner yoga is the medium to building stronger communication and intimacy between human beings in any relationship,” explains Cain Carroll, co-author of Partner Yoga: Making Contact for Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Growth. “Postures and flow sequences are designed to bring communication into a tangible, physical form, and help you witness the dynamic of relationships.”