Ardha Means half, Ustra means camel. This posture is for beginners who cannot do Ustrasana.
- Sit in Vajrasana. Separate your knees and feet about hips width apart.
- Rise up on your knee with the arm to the sides of your body.
- Twist to the right and try to hold your left heel with the right hand.
- Stretch the left arm infront of the head so that the hand is at eyebrow level.
- Push the hips forward and try to keep your thighs vertical.
- Stay in the posture for about 30 seconds breathing normally, return to the starting point and repeat the same on the other side.
- Helps to increase chest size and lung capacity.
- Stimulates abdominal organs.
- Improves the function of the respiratory system. Beneficial for people suffering from Asthma.
- Loosens the vertebrae and stimulates the spinal nerves.
- Relieves backache, rounded back and drooping shoulders
- The front of the neck is fully stretched so it stimulates the thyroid gland.
- Increases blood circulation to brain.
- Helps to improve Posture.
- Improves digestion.
- People with severe back ailments such as lumbago.