Camel pose is also known as ushtra asana because in Sanskrit a Camel means ushtra. Camel yoga pose is one of the very effective yoga poses for back.
How to do Camel pose or ushtra asana-
First step is to sit up on your knees. Slowly bend backwards and try to rest your left hand on your left ankle and right hand on right ankle while pointing your finger down.Inhale and try to maintain this yoga pose for 30 sec to 1 min. You can also breathe normally while remaining in the camel posture; the idea is to be comfortable.Slowly exhale and return to the knee position.
Repeat this exercise for three times.
Benefits of camel pose or ushtra asana-
- Camel pose or Ushtra asana is good for stretching of the spine.
- Camel pose or Ushtra asana is good for back muscles.
- Camel pose or Ushtra asana is good for shoulders.
- Camel pose or Ushtra asana is good for arms.