Camel Posture Tutorials

Ustrasana (Sanskrit)


  • Camel Pose creates maximum compression of the spine, which stimulates the nervous system.
  • It also improves flexibility of the neck and spine, relieves backache, and helps degenerative spinal problems such as kyphoscoliotic deformities and cervical spondylosis.
  • By stretching the abdominal organs, Camel helps constipation, and it also stretches the throat and thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Camel Pose - A demonstration and explanation of Ustrasana, or Camel posture, by Bikram Yoga Manhattan's Raffael Pacitti and Rachel Kaplan.

Bikram Yoga Camel Pose - Excellent for good postural alignment. Creates maximum compression of the spine which simulates the nervous system. Improves flexibility of the neck and spine, relieves back pain, helps kypho-scolitic deformities and cervical spondylosis.