USHTRASANA

USHTRASANA – THE CAMEL POSTURE

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Description :

“Ushtra” means a camel. In this asana almost all the limbs of the body are arched like those of a camel. So it is called ushtrasana.

Health Benefits :

People with drooping shoulders and hunched backs will benefit by this asana.This asana expands the chest, improves the breathing capacity of the lungs.Cures asthma by inducing the adrenalin.This asana is a very good asana for the respiratory disorders.

Step 1 :
Kneel on the floor, keeping the thighs and feet together, and toes pointing back and resting on the floor.Rest the buttocks on the body of the feet. i.e., do vajrasana. Keep the both hands on the floor at the back side.Maintain some gap between the two hands.Raise the hip portion with help of the hands. Keep the head down at the back side.

Step2 :
Kneel on the

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