What makes a Camel move?

Camel pose, Ustrasana in Sanskrit, is both a chest opening and backbend pose.

Its benefits include stretching the entire front of the body, deep hip flexors, thighs, and ankles, strengthening the back muscles and stimulating the abdominal organs.

So, what are the movements and muscles associated with Camel pose?


Table of Prime Movers for Camel

Remember to always follow up with twisting and forward bends after backbends. 😉

200hr YTTC Sept 2015 (Weekend)