‘Tantric Telly: how to heighten box set pleasure’ is the title of an article which appeared recently in the Evening Standard. The word ‘tantric’ is being used in more and more peculiar ways. I can sympathise with editors – there must be a lot of pressure to come up with new and original articles to
Mindfulness has been hitting the headlines recently Today’s Guardian mentions that Ruby Wax joined politicians in parliament for a spot of mindfulness practice. Sceptical MPs have joked it is becoming “a cult in parliament”, but mindfulness meditation stepped into the political mainstream today when MPs and peers gathered at Westminster, closed their eyes and went
Tantric massage is a style of massage or bodywork that draws on the principles of tantra, an ancient spiritual practice originating in Central and Southeast Asia.
In most modern-day practice in the West, tantric massage involves massaging and stimulating the full body with particular focus on sensitive areas like the penis and vulva.
It's sometimes referred to as simply an erotic massage, although a tantra massage also incorporates breathwork, meditation, and mindfulness elements and is not necessarily sexual.
Tantric massage also has a spiritual and energetic component, wherein the practitioner or giver helps move the receiver's energy throughout the body to promote inner healing.