A Must Read About Tantra

Maybe you'll spring for the heavier stuff. Sex expert Barbara Carrellas' Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century is a street-smart, hard-edged take on the practice "for modern sexual explorers desiring to push past their edge in search of the great cosmic orgasm."

Introductory chapters teach readers to breathe properly, identify their chakras and cultivate resistance — an essential component to successful tantric practice. She devotes later chapters to "solo tantra" and expert orgasms (such as "the fire breath" or "the clench and hold"), as well massage techniques. Wannabe Anastasias will be pleased to find a section on tantric BDSM.