Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Ustrasana – Camel Posture

       (ustra – camel)



  • Come to kneeling posture called (Vajrasana) thunder bolt posture, by keeping knees together, hips touching heels, toes pointing outward.
  • Now stand on your knees, support both palms at back of waist, and exhale bend backward make nice arch on spine, place palms on respective heels.
  • Thighs perpendicular to the floor.
  • Push hip, waist, coccyx, sacral towards sky.
  • Open chest and expand, neck falling backward.
  • Stay in this posture for 10 to 20 seconds, breath deeply through nose.
  • Inhales come up and relax at (Balasana) child posture.



  • Give flexible, suppleness to lower back especially at sacral, lumbar region.
  • Remove hunch back or droop shoulders, by regular practice.
  • Improves breathing.
  • Strengthen entire spine, neck, shoulders, shoulder.
  • Make spine flexible, supple and strong.
  • Improves back pain.



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