The rounded spine of the camel begins with the arms, in the preparatory phase. In general in this type of yoga, we spend time preparing as it helps bring an order to our bodies and our soul capacities - thinking, feeling, willing -- for the main event, the end pose.
So, begin by gliding one arm after another from an upright kneeling stance. One arm lifts in front and overhead, and as it circles back we experience a further openness into space but with a twist in the spine. The arm moves out in a big curve to work through the spine in the heart or thoracic region. You could simply move the arms in flowing, circular alternation, if that's enough for you.
To reach the end pose though, you land one hand after another on your heels, but do not lean back from the knees or waist. Do not put all your weight on your hands. That's a common error. Instead, guide your body forwards, over the hips. The hips remain stable. So, actually we are not as unmoored as we mightfeel in the pose. We are actually in a safer place than we might feel when all the contours of Life hits us. We are able to indeed bear our consciousness through all of it -- not just the happy, pleasurable parts of life but all of it -- ksama.