Camel Pose Yoga helps to relieve your constipation

camel pose

At first, lengthen your spine and bend back slowly, placing your hands on your heels.

Elongate your neck and curl your head backwards.

Now side your both of the hands to the soles of your feet and remain in the position for 5-6 breaths.

Benefits of Camel Pose:

  • It improves your body flexibility, of the neck and spine, relieves your backache.
  • This pose also helps your degenerative spinal problems, like kyphoscoliotic deformities.
  • It helps for your constipation.

Why this yoga pose is called Camel Pose?

Some of the yoga poses or Asanas are named after animals in the Bikram Yoga chapter. Now the question is how this pose named ‘Camel Pose’. Some people think this yoga pose named ‘Camel Pose’ for its back-bend style, which is a similar appearance to improve a camel’s hump. It is true that bending back looks your body like a camel’s hump, but when a camel sits it does so by first bending its knees and after that fold its legs below its body. When the camel ready to get back up it does the same thing it is done before. And, in this position, you do the same like a camel that is why the pose named ‘camel pose’.

See the inserted pictures below, Try this pose step by step.

Happy Practicing!

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Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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