Home Health-Fitness Want to Balance in Forearm Stand? Yoga Sequence to Get You There If youve already mastered how to do a Headstand, its time to tackle the amazing Forearm Stand. What you need is a strong upper body and core, as well as open shoulders and hamstrings. Keep reading to learn how to target these areas so youll be balancing in this Cirque du Soleil-like inversion in no time.