Camel Pose

Ustrasana (English pronunciation: /uːˈstrɑːsənə/ oo-strah-sə-nəSanskritउष्ट्रासनIASTUṣṭrāsanaUshtrasana, or Camel Pose is an asanaThe name comes from the Sanskrit words Ushtr, Uṣṭra) meaning "camel", and Asana (आसन, Āsana) meaning "posture" or "seat". It is a very deep backward bend performed in a kneeling position. Many people find backbends difficult or challenging, because bending backwards is not an activity with which most are familiar.

  • Stretches the entire front of the body, the ankles, thighs and groins,
  • Abdomen and chest, and throat
  • Stretches the deep hip flexors (psoas)
  • Strengthens back muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck
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