As mysterious as the orgasm can often be, with a little practice, it can be mastered. And achieving better orgasms may be a lot simpler than you imagined. It doesn't involve toys or kinks, it just includes your lungs and mouth. Mindful breathing—something so natural—could open the door to leg-shaking orgasms.

But let's back up a bit. "Breathwork is helpful for practically anyone and anything," explained marriage and family therapist and therapeutic coach Callie David. Mindful breathing—deepening your breath to fill your abdomen, diaphragm and chest—dates back centuries, and has reemerged in various cultures ever since. It is commonly used by the Western world as a means of stress relief and emotional release, but it can greatly lend itself to sexual encounters and accessing pleasure.

"As you begin to breathe deeply, you kick off the pituitary gland in the endocrine system and endorphins begin to flow through your body," explained