How a Camel Becomes a Cat

Recently, YT included in my practice seven preparatory poses to Urdvha Dhanurasana or the wheel pose. One of them is the ushtrasana or the camel pose (see photo below from http://www.ashtangayoga.info)

I am not sure if I look like the yogi above when I execute the pose…maybe not that’s why tonight YT had to help me deepen the pose thus:

I felt more like a bow literally… like this one…

from archeryhistory.com image by r. Walker

…then released. Into cat pose (but more like I sprung into it). Unintentionally.

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