Extended Side Angle strengthens the knees, quads and hips, opens up the hips, stretches the side body and increases lung capacity.
Sidebends stretch the hips, quadratus lumborum, obliques, intercostals, serratus anterior, lats, delts and triceps. They increase mobility in the spine and shoulders, can alleviate shoulder and neck pain, improve posture and facilitate more effective breathing.
Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques and shoulders.
Reverse Warrior is a tricky pose that strengthens the quads and hips and stretches the side of the body as well as the calves and hamstrings.
Revolved Head-To-Knee is a tricky pose that can be great to stretch the sides of the body and the calves and hamstrings, if you have the flexibility.
Seated Sidebend is a beginner pose that opens up the hips, increases spinal mobility, and stretches the obliques, lats and shoulders.
Standing Sidebend is a warm up pose that can increase spinal mobility, stretch the shoulders and alleviate pain in between the shoulder blades.
Triangle pose is a sidebend that stretches the side of the body as well as the ankles, calves and hamstrings. It's harder than it looks.