This video made by EkhartYoga.com
is beneficial for beginners as well as those who would prefer to practice yoga in the comfort of his or her own home.
This video primarily explains what side bends are, and it explains how these exercises promote better breathing.
Being able to control your breath is an important part of yoga. In yoga, movement is based on or dictated by inhales and exhales.
Side bends help strengthen the abdominal muscles. Building up the core muscles will lead to better balance, more stability and improved posture.