Side Plank or Vasisthasana
A powerful arm and wrist strengthener. Students with serious wrist, elbow, or shoulder injuries should avoid this pose.
Vasistha = literally means "most excellent, best, richest." It's the name of several well-known sages in the yoga tradition.
- Strengthens the arms, belly and legs
- Stretches and strengthens the wrists
- Improves sense of balance