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Camel Pose

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Ustrasana
Level :  Equipment : No
Active
Lower Back

Camel Pose Steps:

Step 1:
Start by kneeling with feet hip distance apart, toes facing down, hips and shoulders directly over the knees, and arms at your sides.

Step 2:
Bend at your elbows and place the hands on your sacrum (fingers pointing towards the ground, pinky fingers right beside one another); elbows pointing towards the back wall.

Step 3:
Pressing your hands into your sacrum, raise your breastbone up towards the ceiling as you raise your eyes up and directly overhead.

Step 4:
Keeping hips pressing forward and chest reaching up to the ceiling, slide the hands down the back of the legs and place them on the heels (thumbs facing outward) as the back rounds and the eyes face directly behind you.

Step 5:
Hold the posture for 5 to 10 breaths and then return to starting position.

Top Tip:

- Stretches the entire front of the body
- Abdomen and chest, and throat
- Stretches the deep hip flexors
- Strengthens back muscles
- Improves posture
- Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck
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