Stretches deltoids, biceps and triceps and also releases tension in the shoulder blades.
Revolved Side Angle
Face front, palms together at sternum. Place left foot 3-4 feet behind right foot, turned slightly outward, right heel lined up with center of left arch. Bend right knee, keeping back leg extended. Fold torso forward and twist right. Keep palms together, tuck left elbow outside right knee, and look past right shoulder to open chest. Can lift back heel and turn foot parallel to front foot, if too challenging to keep back foot flat on floor. Hold. Switch sides.
Strengthens abs, legs and torso.
Tough for beginners. Squat and put palms flat on floor about shoulders' distance apart. Use elbows to push knees out. Start to lean forward, raising head. Lift one foot then the other so that you come to balance with both feet up.
Strengthens wrists, forearms and abs. Improves balance.