By Bending Back To Camel Position, Bump Up Your Energy


Step-by-Step Instructions for Camel Pose:

Step 1

Kneel on the ground perpendicular to the ground with hip width of knees and hips. Turn your legs a little inward, narrow your hip points, and settle down, but do not harden your buttocks. Imagine your sitting bones drawing into your torso. Stay as smooth as possible with the outer hips. Press strongly into the ground your shins and your feet’s tops.

Step 2

Put your hands on the back of your pelvis, palm bases on the top of your buttocks. Use your hands to spread the back bowl through the tail bone and lengthen it. Then firm the tail to the pubis slightly. Make sure if you don’t “puff” your front groins. Press your front thighs back to avoid this, to counteract your tail’s forward action. Inhale and raise your heart with your back ribs pressed into your shoulder blades.

Step 3

Lean against the strength of the tail and shoulder blades. Lean against. Keep your head and your hands on the pelvis, chin near the sternum. Beginners may not be able to drop back into this position, touching their hands at the feet at the same time, while the thighs are perpendicular to the floor. Tilt your legs from the sternum and twist them a little to one side so that you can reach one hand on the same side foot. Then click the thighs back to the perpendicular and transform the torso back into a neutral one.Turn your toes down and raise your heels if you can not touch your feet without compression of your lower back.

Step 4

Make your lower front ribs do not sharply rise to the roof, hardening your abdomen and compressing your bottom back. Lift the front of the pelvis and release them to the ribs. Release them. Then hew the bottom back of the pelvis away so that the bottom spine remains as long as necessary. Press your palms strongly on your soils (or heels), and the palm bases on your heels and your fingers point towards your doors. Turn your arms outside so that the elbow plunges in front, without pressing together your shoulder blades.Your neck can not be flexed, expanded or dropped in a comparatively neutral place. But don’t strain your throat and harden your neck.

Step 5

Stay anywhere between 30 seconds and a minute in this position. Turn your hands off at the hip points on the front of your pelvis. Lift the head and torso inhale and push the hip points down to the ground. If your head is back, bring it up with your core, and not jut the mink down to the roof. Stay a couple of breaths in Child’s Pose.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • High or low blood pressure
  • Migraine
  • Insomnia
  • Serious low back or neck injury

Changes and suggestions

Ustrasana can be very hard for your throat, particularly if you have stiff shoulders. To safeguard your neck, you can use a wall as a prop. Prepare your pose to a wall, your fingers underneath it and your soils as close as possible to the wall. Exhale and lean back to your back, as outlined above in step 3. Push your head’s crown into the wall and raise the shoulder blades more deeply into your back against this pressure. Keep your hands on your pelvis or push your palms back against the wall.

Enhance the position

By posing with thighs, calves and the internal feet you can enhance Ustrasana’s challenge.

Applications for therapy

  • Respiratory ailments
  • Mild backache
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Menstrual discomfort

Tip to Start

Beginners often can not touch their hands without straining their back or neck. Try turning your fingers and raising your fingertips first. If that doesn’t work, rest each hand on a block is the next thing to do. Place the blocks just outside every heel (generally approximately 9 centimeters). Take a chair if you still have trouble. Kneel to the chair for the pose, and your calves and feet are below the seat and your buttocks on the front edge of the seat. Lean back then and put your hands up on the sides of the seat or on the front legs of the chair.


  • Extends all the front of the body, the knees, and the thighs
  • Chest, neck and abdomen
  • Deep hip bending (psoas) Extends
  • Back muscle strengthening
  • Enhances posture
  • Stimulates abdominal and neck organ

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