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Camel pose - Ustrasana

***Opens Root, Sacral, Solar Plexis, Heart, Throat Chakras*** Chakras 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Kneel on the floor with your knees hip width and thighs perpendicular to the floor. Rotate your thighs inward slightly, narrow your hip points, contract buttocks. Keep your outer hips as soft as possible. Press your shins and the tops of your feet firmly into floor

Benefits:

-stretches enntire front of body

-stretches hips

-expands chest and lung area

-stretches thighs

-improves spinal flexibility

-strengthens buttocks

-mildly stretches quadriceps

-rectus fermos


CAUTION:  consult doctor before attempting this posture if you have high or low blood pressure, experience migranes, insomnia, low back pain or neck injury.

 

Revised: 12/27/2010

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***CAUTION: please consult with your doctor before beginning a new Yoga exercise program***

Colleen Rawn-Boicey

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